Establish career development services

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 BSBLED707A, 'Establish career development services'.
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. Apply career development standards

1.1. Research contemporary career development theories, models, frameworks and strategies in relation to a specific context and target group

1.2. Analyse codes of professional conduct and career development standards, and how they can be applied in work practice

1.3. Apply regulatory requirements, policies, guidelines, standards and resources

1.4. Plan for and undertake, ongoing personal professional development

1.5. Apply career development standards to all aspects of work role

1.6. Establish and maintain relationships with professional peers and service providers

2. Plan for career development services

2.1. Apply career development theories in preparing to work with specific target groups

2.2. Analyse career development needs of specific target groups

2.3. Plan for the support systems and resources required to provide quality career development service delivery in a specific context and for a target group

2.4. Apply effective action planning skills in career development counselling services

2.5. Establish ongoing professional and follow-up support for clients of career development services

3. Implement career development services strategies

3.1. Develop strategies for career development services to reflect the contextual needs and aspirations of the specific target group

3.2. Encourage individuals to commit to and access, career development services

3.3. Establish mechanisms to follow-up the provision of career development services

3.4. Implement strategies to ensure records storage, security and privacy in accordance with professional and organisational requirements

3.5. Establish referral procedures and contacts

4. Review career development services delivery strategies and plans

4.1. Review career development services, service delivery strategies against plans and standards, and identify any gaps

4.2. Advocate for target group and individual career development needs and choices

4.3. Determine strategies to improve the quality of career development services

4.4. Discuss alternative career development strategies with key stakeholders

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBLED707A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC70308 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Career Development Practice
  • TAE80210 - Vocational Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning)
  • TAE70210 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Management (Learning)