Review human resources functions

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 BSBHRM401A, 'Review human resources functions'.
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. Research human resources functions

1.1. Clarify human resources issues for review and document scope of review

1.2. Identify local, state/territory, national and international human resources networks for human resources professionals

1.3. Identify information sources for human resources data and information

1.4. Select a research strategy suitable to the topic

1.5. Consult with relevant personnel

1.6. Undertake research

1.7. Review research findings

2. Review policy and procedures frameworks

2.1. Locate policies and procedures relevant to the research topic

2.2. Analyse strengths and weaknesses of policies and procedures

2.3. Consider legislation, regulations and standards that apply to the policies and procedures and the research topic

3. Apply ethical framework

3.1. Review ethical requirements associated with the human resources function under review

3.2. Consider ethical obligations of human resources personnel working in the area under review

3.3. Document behaviours associated with working ethically in the area under review

4. Report on research outcomes

4.1. Collate, analyse and document key findings of the review

4.2. Write report on outcomes of research

4.3. Develop recommendations for future activity

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBHRM401A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PRM40509 - Certificate IV in Asset Maintenance (Waste Management)
  • PRM40209 - Certificate IV in Asset Maintenance (Pest Management)
  • PSP40112 - Certificate IV in Government
  • SIS40110 - Certificate IV in Community Recreation
  • BSB41007 - Certificate IV in Human Resources
  • PSP42010 - Certificate IV in School Support Services
  • PSP41904 - Certificate IV in Government (School Support Services)
  • PSP41912 - Certificate IV in Government (School Support Services)
  • PSP42012 - Certificate IV in School Support Services
  • HLT43207 - Certificate IV in Health Administration
  • HLT61307 - Advanced Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)
  • HLT52207 - Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)
  • CPP40911 - Certificate IV in Waste Management
  • HLT43212 - Certificate IV in Health Administration
  • SIS40113 - Certificate IV in Community Recreation