Assessment Instructions for the Candidate
This unit of competency contains assessment requirements for CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care service. This assessment kit covers the following performance criteria and elements;
1. Interpret the National Quality Framework
1.1 Analyse the components of the National Quality Framework (NQF) and their relevance to the service
1.2 Seek advice from a higher authority if clarification is required on interpretation of any aspect of the Framework
1.3 Confirm staff understanding of the NQF and other legislation and regulations relevant to the service
1.4 Clarify details and requirements of the assessment and rating process and share information with all staff in the service
2. Facilitate an organisation self- assessment
2.1 Determine ways to collect information from staff, children, families and the community to inform self- assessment on a regular ongoing basis
2.2 Share ideas with colleagues and involve them in the collection of information to inform the self-assessment
2.3 Record the information collected during the self-assessment process against the standards and elements in the NQF
2.4 Ensure the self-assessment is available at the service to inform discussion of the assessment and rating process
3. Facilitate the development of a quality improvement plan
3.1 Use the information gathered in the self-assessment process to inform the creation of the quality improvement plan
3.2 Collaborate with others to decide upon the strengths and the key improvements sought within the service
3.3 Work in collaboration with others to focus on how the key improvements sought will be reflected in the improvement plan
3.4 Record all of the required information in the plan
3.5 Plan to collaborate with others on a regular basis to review the quality improvement plan
4. Coordinate the service for a site visit
4.1 Inform all stakeholders that the service has been selected for assessment and rating and that the assessment and rating process has commenced
4.2 Schedule meetings with stakeholders and staff where appropriate
4.3 Check for accuracy and completion of all documentation required for examination
4.4 Ensure all staff understand what may be required of them during the assessment visit
Students are required to complete all tasks outlined in this unit and submit their evidence to their trainer/assessor.
Your trainer/assessor will use the evidence submitted to determine whether you have successfully performed and satisfied all the requirements to achieve competency for this unit.
Skills must be demonstrated in a regulated education and care service.
In addition, simulations and scenarios must be used where the full range of contexts and situations cannot be provided in the workplace or may occur only rarely. These are situations relating to emergency or unplanned procedures where assessment in these circumstances would be unsafe or is impractical.
Simulated assessment environments must simulate the real-life working environment where these skills and knowledge would be performed, with all the relevant equipment and resources of that working environment.
Assessment must ensure use of:
· National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care
· the relevant approved learning framework under the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care.
Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.