Assist with formulation and implementation of plans and policies

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 PUAFIR504B, 'Assist with formulation and implementation of plans and policies'.
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. Monitor the administration of organisational policy, procedures and practices

1.1 Requirements stipulated in organisational policy, procedures and practices are adhered to.

1.2 Policy, procedures and practices that cannot be efficiently administered, are identified and recommendations for changes are made.

2. Identify and consider stakeholder concerns

2.1 Individuals and groups within the community who have a vested interest in the operation of the organisation are identified and consulted.

2.2 Relationships, trust and mutual understanding are formed between the organisation and these individuals and groups.

2.3 Organisation is represented in the best possible manner to external organisations, ensuring policies are correctly interpreted and applied.

2.4 Meetings with stakeholders are conducted on a regular basis.

3. Facilitate policy change within the organisation

3.1 Policy change is facilitated as an opportunity for improving individual and organisational effectiveness.

3.2 Staff are encouraged to participate in and comment on proposed changes to policies.

3.3 Formal submissions on policy and operational issues are drafted.

3.4 Submissions are concisely written, following correct procedures.

4. Contribute to the strategic and operational planning process

4.1 Effective contributions are made to organisational forward planning initiatives.

4.2 Corporate mission goals and organisational objectives are reflected in contributions.

4.3 Contributions are focused on activities in the workplace and the community.

5. Assist in the preparation and implementation of organisational business plans

5.1 Plans are prepared which incorporate the views of others, where appropriate, and contribute to the overall performance of the organisation.

5.2 Organisational business plans are tightly linked to corporate strategic plans.

5.3 Organisational corporate objectives and plans are implemented through the activities and projects of the organisation with consideration of legislation, employment awards and agreements, and organisational policy and procedure.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PUAFIR504B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA51004 - Diploma of Public Safety (Community Safety)
  • PUA50501 - Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management)
  • PUA51012 - Diploma of Public Safety (Community Safety)
  • PUA60513 - Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management)
  • PUA50513 - Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management)