Mentor in the workplace

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 TAEDEL404, 'Mentor in the workplace'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Mentor in the workplace' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Develop a mentoring plan

1.1 Identify scope and boundaries of the mentoring relationship according to organisational procedures

1.2 Document mentoring plan in accordance with organisational requirements

1.3 Establish ground rules and negotiate realistic expectations

1.4 Establish and maintain confidentiality of the relationship in accordance with legislation, policy and procedures

2. Facilitate mentoring relationship

2.1 Develop learner’s confidence, self-esteem, respect and trust in the mentoring relationship

2.2 Share personal experiences and knowledge with the person being mentored according to agreed objectives

2.3 Support the person being mentored to develop and use skills in problem solving and decision making

2.4 Use personal and professional networks to assist the person being mentored

2.5 Provide information, and guidance to enhance engagement in the workplace

2.6 Use techniques for resolving differences without damaging the relationship, and obtain assistance according to organisational policy and procedures

3. Monitor mentoring relationship

3.1 Provide planning assistance and guidance as requested by the person being mentored in a form and style to suit their requirements

3.2 Provide feedback to the person being mentored on progress towards achieving the expectations and goals of the mentoring process

3.3 Recognise and discuss changes in the mentoring relationship with appropriate stakeholders

3.4 Negotiate and manage closure of the mentoring arrangement once objectives have been met

4. Evaluate effectiveness of mentoring

4.1 Establish and discuss benefits gained from the mentoring process

4.2 Reflect on and articulate the personal benefits gained from providing mentoring

4.3 Identify and report the outcomes of the mentoring arrangement and the benefits to the organisation according to organisational policy and procedures to improve the mentoring system or program