Develop training and/or assessment organisational policies and procedures

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 TAACMQ501B, 'Develop training and/or assessment organisational policies and procedures'.
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 and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Gather and analyse information for policy and procedure development


Specific policies and procedures to be developed are confirmed with relevant personnel, including purpose


Current and relevant organisational/legal requirements are researched to determine focus of policies/procedures


Existing policies and procedures are analysed to identify any gaps/changes required, where relevant


Organisational and external expertise is identified and advice/information is collected and documented through appropriate consultation and communication processes


Reports and other documentation are accessed, read and evaluated for information and guidance


Develop the policies and procedures


Collected data is analysed and synthesised for inclusion into draft policies and procedures


Draft policies and procedures are prepared in accordance with organisational and industry standards


Consultation and communication processes are undertaken to ensure organisational/employee input into the policies and procedures development process


Feedback on draft policies and procedures is collated and analysed, and changes are made as appropriate


Changes to policies and procedures/ introduction to new policies and procedures are communicated to personnel and key stakeholders, and further time is given for final feedback


Final policies and procedures are approved and documented


Identify implementation requirements


An implementation plan is developed to ensure maximum impact of new/modified policies and procedures is achieved


Personnel involved in implementation of policies and procedures are identified and briefed to ensure consistency in implementation


Physical resources and equipment requirements to support the implementation of new/modified policies and procedures are organised


Organisational change processes are identified to integrate new/modified policies and procedures into the organisation


Monitor and review policies and procedures


Policies and procedures are reviewed for continuing relevance, operational effectiveness and identification of any gaps


Personnel and stakeholders are regularly consulted to ensure content of existing policies and procedures is relevant and appropriate


Outcomes of systemic evaluations are used to update policies and procedures, as required

Qualifications and Skillsets

TAACMQ501B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA50501 - Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management)
  • AVI60110 - Advanced Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instruction)