Uphold and support the values and principles of public service

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 PSPETH002, 'Uphold and support the values and principles of public service'.
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 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. Contribute to an ethical workplace

1.1 Access, interpret and apply information on ethical values.

1.2 Discuss and confirm application of ethical values and principle with senior management and colleagues to ensure common understanding and application.

1.3 Assist others to access and use public sector ethics legislation and guidelines to ensure compliance with requirements.

1.4 Explain the differences between ethics and personal beliefs to others to encourage understanding and compliance with the principles of procedural fairness.

1.5 Identify and discuss with work colleagues hypothetical work practices that would constitute unethical conduct including strategies to avoid or deal with them.

2. Participate in ethical decision-making

2.1 Identify real and potential ethical problems, and the decision-making processes used to resolve or refer them.

2.2 Monitor and access information to ensure currency in ethical knowledge.

2.3 Develop judgment through involvement in workplace discussions or ongoing professional development related to ethical standards and practices.

2.4 Support staff to contribute to ethical discussions and problem-solving.

2.5 Use processes for preventing and reporting unethical conduct and assist others in their application.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPETH002 appears in the following qualifications:

  • PSP40316 - Certificate IV in Government Security (Personnel vetting/Fraud control)
  • PSP40416 - Certificate IV in Government Investigations (Regulatory compliance)
  • PSP40516 - Certificate IV in Trade Measurement
  • PSP40616 - Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting
  • PSP40716 - Certificate IV in Heavy Vehicle Road Compliance
  • DEF40717 - Certificate IV in Defence Paralegal Services

And the skillsets: