During your work placement, you will be undertaking a variety of duties and tasks that relate to your course and the role of a counsellor or case worker. You will need to successfully demonstrate that you can perform tasks required in the work environment and collect evidence. This portfolio will be broken down into tasks, and they all need to be completed in accordance with the Work Placement Plan agreed upon with your Workplace Assessor. Your Workplace Supervisor will give you guidance and feedback on your performance, supporting you to complete the tasks in an appropriate and professional manner. Evidence of your performance must be collected and submitted to your Workplace Assessor. This document, the Workplace Assessment Portfolio, is where Tasks 1-6 are outlined with instructions on how to collect the required evidence.
2. Portfolio Information
You will be required to complete each task in this portfolio at your Host
Organisation under the supervision of an approved Workplace Supervisor
(See Workplace Assessment Guide).
Role of your Workplace Supervisor
Your Workplace Supervisor will sign off on the demonstration of these
tasks to confirm that you have completed the tasks in accordance with the
Host Organisations policy and procedures and operational standards. Your
Workplace Supervisor’s role is not to judge your competence for the
relevant unit/s of competency.
Role of your Open Colleges Workplace Assessor
Your Open Colleges Workplace Assessor will talk to your Workplace
Supervisor about all the tasks. Your Supervisor will confirm that you have
completed each task according to the task instructions so you need to
ensure that they witness each task as you complete them.