Access resources and support to address foundation skills in vocational practice

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 TAELLN412, 'Access resources and support to address foundation skills in vocational practice'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria


Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance Criteria

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

1. Identify resourcing needs for effective delivery and assessment of foundation skills

1.1 Identify key areas where foundation skills are critical to vocational competence

1.2 Use formal frameworks and validated tools to identify learner profile and potential barriers for learning

1.3 Review the training plan to identify underpinning foundation skills that will require explicit instruction or attention in assessment

1.4 Determine strategies in own repertoire that address the required foundation skills development

1.5 Identify areas within own vocational practice where support is required to address foundation skills

2. Research suitable resources to address foundation skills in vocational practice

2.1 Review the available resources to address foundation skills delivery

2.2 Identify resources which address foundation skills relevant to learner needs

2.3 Identify sources of specialist advice to enhance own vocational practice

3. Source and use resources and support

3.1 Make arrangements to secure suitable resources and specialist input according to organisational operating procedures and processes

3.2 Collaborate with VET colleagues to incorporate solutions into planning instructional strategy and assessment design

3.3 Where appropriate, participate in collaborative activities to address foundation skills

4. Evaluate own performance in supporting foundation skills development

4.1 Build a personal record of resources and strategies that support learners’ foundation skills development and vocational competence

4.2 Seek feedback on approaches used to support foundation skills

4.3 Access opportunities for improving own practice and use of resources and advice