Manage contracted work

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver TAATAS503B, 'Manage contracted work'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Manage contracted work' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Develop effective planning instruments


The contract is negotiated with the client and finalised in accordance with successful tender bid, any negotiated changes to tender specifications and legal/organisational contractual requirements


Strategies for achieving contractual outcomes are developed in consultation with the client and relevant people


Quality assurance goals and strategies are established in consultation with relevant people and in accordance with legal/organisational requirements


A risk management plan to identify, assess and control risks is developed in accordance with legal/ organisational requirements


Planning arrangements are documented and presented to the client for sign-off, where required


Organise resources and support processes


Financial, physical, material and human resource requirements are organised in accordance with identified needs


Effective communication strategies are established to support project development/service delivery


Contingency arrangements are put in place


Manage implementation of contractual requirements


Progress in achieving contractual requirements and outputs is systematically monitored and reported to client


Expenditure and resource usage is monitored and controlled to ensure outcomes are achieved within specified budget parameters


Issues and difficulties are addressed through application of risk management plan and relevant skills


Quality is monitored to ensure outcomes/outputs meet client requirements


Contract variations are determined, where necessary, and verified and agreed with client


Project is completed/service provision wound up in accordance with contract timelines


Financial audit is organised in accordance with contract requirements


Evaluate management efficacy


Established evaluation methods are identified and used to evaluate management approach, processes and contract outcomes


Evaluation findings are documented and presented to relevant people, where required


Outcomes are reflected upon to identify changes and improvements in managing similar contracts

Qualifications and Skillsets

TAATAS503B appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUV50407 - Diploma of Photoimaging
  • AVI60110 - Advanced Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instruction)
  • CUF50207 - Diploma of Interactive Digital Media