List the assessment methods to be used and the context and resources required for assessment. Copy and paste the relevant sections from the evidence guide below and then re-write these in plain English.
Elements describe the essential outcomes.
Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.
Analyse tender requirements.
Tender specifications are analysed to identify waste management service requirements according to organisational and compliance requirements.
Specific criteria and conditions are identified and analysed according to organisational and compliance requirements.
Assess organisational capacity to meet tender requirements.
Organisation’s ability to provide waste management services is assessed against tender specifications according to organisational and compliance requirements.
Viability of tendering to provide waste management service is assessed in consultation with relevant personnel.
Estimate costs of waste management services.
Organisation’s rate schedules, industry-based labour rates and conditions to establish costing are assessed according to organisational requirements.
Quotations are obtained from external suppliers to ensure fair comparisons between suppliers.
Availability of labour, equipment, materials and other relevant items is confirmed according to organisational requirements.
Site inspection is conducted to identify factors that may affect service provision, and contingencies are planned.
Accuracy of estimate is reviewed and detailed budget is prepared according to tender specifications and organisational requirements.
Prepare and lodge tender submission.
Tender is prepared and checked for accuracy according to tender specifications, organisational and compliance requirements.
Client is consulted on aspects of service provision, and necessary amendments are made to tender submission.
Tender is lodged with client within designated timeframe and a copy is stored according to organisational requirements.
Complete tender submission.
Waste management services and benefits are presented to client according to organisational requirements.
Written agreement to tender submission is confirmed by both parties according to organisational and compliance requirements.
Tender submission and review process is evaluated to identify areas for future improvement according to organisational requirements
Tender documents are updated and stored according to organisational procedures.
A person demonstrating competency in this unit must satisfy the requirements of the elements, performance criteria, foundation skills and range of conditions of this unit.
The person must prepare two tenders for waste management service provision.
While preparing above waste management service tenders, the person must:
analyse tender documents to identify waste management services required by the client, including:
work site specifications and timeframes
estimating site characteristics, and past experience and special requirements for waste management
identifying potential hazards and risks
estimating costs to the organisation
assess the viability of the tender to the organisation, with consideration of:
changes to legislation and regulatory issues
competition in tender process
cost of tender preparation
equipment and labour requirements
ability of organisation to provide the waste management services according to tender requirements and legislation and codes
conduct a site inspection to identify factors that may affect client requirements and plan contingencies
seek quotations from external suppliers, where required, to ensure fair comparisons between suppliers
consult with clients to clarify requirements
comply with organisational requirements and legal and regulatory requirements in the preparation of tenders
store and secure all records of the tender process and submission.
A person demonstrating competency in this unit must demonstrate knowledge of:
quality procedures relating to:
best practice in waste management
previous similar tender proposals
benefits and outcomes from proposed services
nature and significance of waste minimisation hierarchy
organisational rate schedules for labour, equipment, materials and services
tendering processes and submission requirements
types of waste management services and operational features, including:
waste types, streams and characteristics
waste disposal and recovery methods
waste processing plant types
waste processing techniques.