Organise and chair meetings

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 CSCORG010, 'Organise and chair meetings'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Prepare for meeting

1.1 Consult participants attending the meeting for agreement on the meeting objectives.

1.2 Ensure that people with an interest in the meeting are given sufficient notice and information to allow them to contribute effectively.

1.3 Ensure that preparation for the meeting is sufficient to enable informed and effective participation.

1.4 Ensure that consultation with people being represented is in accordance with organisational requirements.

2. Convene meeting

2.1 Ensure venue and other resources are appropriate for the nature of the meeting.

2.2 Create and distribute an agenda in advance of the meeting in accordance with meeting protocols.

2.3 Allocate discussion time in a way that is consistent with the importance, urgency and complexity of the key points.

3. Chair meeting

3.1 Conduct the meeting in a way that follows organisational protocols and achieves the objectives within the allocated time.

3.2 Ensure through leadership that discussion helps those attending the meeting to make useful contributions.

3.3 Acknowledge the contributions and viewpoints of others and include them in discussion in a constructive manner.

3.4 Provide information and summaries clearly and at appropriate points during the meeting to assist in mutual understanding and agreement.

3.5 Discourage unhelpful arguments and digressions courteously and with positive direction.

3.6 Encourage feedback from those attending and use constructive feedback to improve the effectiveness of future meetings.

3.7 Close the meeting by summarising the meeting outcomes.

4. Take follow up action

4.1 Provide clear, accurate and concise information about decisions and recommendations made at the meeting to those who need it.

4.2 Document decisions clearly and follow agreed practice for the distribution of minutes.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CSCORG010 appears in the following qualifications:

  • CSC50115 - Diploma of Correctional Administration
  • CSC40115 - Certificate IV in Correctional Practice