Work effectively in a business continuity context

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 BSBCON401A, 'Work effectively in a business continuity context'.
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



1. Demonstrate an understanding of the business continuity management framework

1.1. Access the business continuity management framework, and related policies and procedures

1.2. Analyse the key elements of the business continuity management framework within the organisation to determine their impact

1.3. Within work role authority, contribute to the review of the business continuity management framework, policies and procedures

1.4. Participate in emergency response and business continuity management framework training and exercises as required

2. Support the organisation's business continuity strategies

2.1. Demonstrate an awareness of internal and external risk context relevant to the organisation

2.2. Review and provide feedback on the outcomes of the business impact assessment/s

2.3. Participate in risk treatment reviews

2.4. Identify and record the organisation's emergency response, continuity and recovery strategies

2.5. Identify own role and responsibility within the organisation's business continuity plan/s

2.6. Identify and report to management on any new or emergingrisk or incident

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBCON401A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA52310 - Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)
  • PUA42710 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Emergency Communications Centre Operations)
  • BSB40207 - Certificate IV in Business
  • BSB40212 - Certificate IV in Business
  • CUS40209 - Certificate IV in Sound Production
  • CUS50309 - Diploma of Music Business
  • CUS30109 - Certificate III in Music
  • CUS30309 - Certificate III in Music Business
  • CUS40309 - Certificate IV in Music Business
  • CUS50209 - Diploma of Sound Production
  • CUE40303 - Certificate IV in Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Operations)
  • CUE40403 - Certificate IV in Venues and Events (Customer Service)
  • CUF40107 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media
  • CUF40507 - Certificate IV in Costume for Performance
  • CUF40207 - Certificate IV in Interactive Digital Media
  • CUF30107 - Certificate III in Media
  • CUF50507 - Diploma of Costume for Performance
  • CUF50307 - Diploma of Broadcast Technology
  • CUF40307 - Certificate IV in Broadcast Technology
  • CUF50407 - Diploma of Specialist Make-up Services
  • CUF50207 - Diploma of Interactive Digital Media
  • CUF50107 - Diploma of Screen and Media
  • CUF40607 - Certificate IV in Scenery and Set Construction
  • CUF50607 - Diploma of Scenery and Set Construction
  • CUL30111 - Certificate III in Information and Cultural Services
  • CUL40111 - Certificate IV in Library, Information and Cultural Services
  • PUA52312 - Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)
  • PUA42712 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Emergency Communications Centre Operations)
  • CUA50413 - Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services
  • CUA40413 - Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services