Work in partnership with industry, enterprises and community groups

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 TAEICR501A, 'Work in partnership with industry, enterprises and community groups'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Work in partnership with industry, enterprises and community groups' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Prepare for partnership with the organisation

1.1 Determine RTO readiness for engagement with the organisation, in line with the RTO’s strategic plan

1.2 Identify skills needed by RTO staff to work effectively with the organisation, as determined by the requirements of the organisation

1.3 Conduct an RTO skills analysis to determine if the RTO staff have required skills or need further development prior to engaging with the organisation

2. Negotiate the partnership

2.1 Identify and set objectives for the partnership in line with the strategic direction and plan of both the RTO and the organisation

2.2 Determine and act on the likely strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the partnership arrangement

2.3 Come to a common agreement with the organisation about the services and responsibilities of the RTO and organisation

2.4 Analyse resources needed for the partnership arrangement and determine what resources both parties will be contributing to the partnership

2.5 Facilitate the drawing up and signing of a contract or agreement by appropriate personnel in both organisations

3. Implement the partnership

3.1 Design organisational processes in consultation with relevant RTO and partner organisation personnel

3.2 Establish reporting and recordkeeping processes in accordance with RTO and partner organisation requirements

3.3 Set the parameters for quality assurance of the service offered to the organisation

3.4 Develop a learning and development strategy in consultation with relevant RTO and organisation personnel

3.5 Contextualise the learning and development service as required by the organisation

3.6 Provide the learning and development service required by the organisation

4. Maintain the partnership

4.1 Use appropriate communication and interpersonal skills to develop and maintain a professional relationship with the organisation

4.2 Providesupport for own staff when providing the service to the organisation

4.3 Encourage organisation to provide support for their own staff when undergoing training, development and assessment

5. Evaluate and review the partnership

5.1 Evaluate the recipients’ reaction to the learning and development service

5.2 Evaluate the development in terms of the application of new skills, knowledge and attitude to the workplace

5.3 Analyse the changes the learning and development service has made to the organisation

5.4 Set up review criteria and review the partnership arrangement, in consultation with the organisation

5.5 Use evaluation and review processes to make suggestions for improving existing and future partnership arrangements, and report to relevant personnel