Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners

LGAWORK206A Mapping and Delivery Guide
Measure and calculate civil materials

Version 1.0
Issue Date: December 2018


Qualification -
Unit of Competency LGAWORK206A - Measure and calculate civil materials
Description This unit covers the selection of materials and the calculation of quantities and measurements for civil works.
Employability Skills This unit contains employability skills.
Learning Outcomes and Application This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent workplace performance in councils of all sizes. Knowledge of the legislation and regulations within which councils must operate is essential. The unique nature of councils, as a tier of government directed by elected members and reflecting the needs of local communities, must be appropriately reflected.
Duration and Setting X weeks, nominally xx hours, delivered in a classroom/online/blended learning setting.
Prerequisites/co-requisites Prerequisite Unit/s
Competency Field
Development and validation strategy and guide for assessors and learners Student Learning Resources Handouts
Activities
Slides
PPT
Assessment 1 Assessment 2 Assessment 3 Assessment 4
Elements of Competency Performance Criteria              
Element: Interpret working drawings
  • The range of drawings used by municipal workers is identified.
  • Plan elevations and sections are identified from supplied drawings.
  • Details are communicated to appropriate staff.
       
Element: Calculate quantities and measurements in setting out civil works
  • Volumes and areas are calculated for various types of civil works.
  • Lines and levels are set to plan.
  • Units and measurements are converted as required.
       
Element: Apply civil materials
  • Appropriate civil materials are identified for various types of civil works.
  • Appropriate materials are manufactured in accordance with civil works requirement.
  • Civil materials are placed and applied in accordance with drawings and specifications.
       


Evidence Required

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.

Overview of assessment requirements

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit will be able to perform the outcomes described in the Elements to the required performance level detailed in the Performance Criteria. The knowledge and skill requirements described in the Range Statement must also be demonstrated. For example, knowledge of the legislative framework and safe work practices that underpin the performance of the unit must be demonstrated.

Critical aspects of evidence to be considered

Appropriate materials and correct quantities are selected for the construction and maintenance of civil works.

Plans and specifications are interpreted accurately.

Areas are adequately set out according to plans and specifications.

Calculations of volumes and areas are accurate.

Australian standards are used and met.

Context of assessment

May be assessed:

on the job

simulated workplace environment

written assignment

short-answer test

oral questioning

observation

or any combination of the above.

Relationship to other units(prerequisite or co-requisite units)

To enable holistic assessment this unit may be assessed with other units that form part of the job role.

Method of assessment

The following assessment methods are suggested:

observation of the learner performing a range of workplace tasks over sufficient time to demonstrate handling of a range of contingencies

written and/or oral questioning to assess knowledge and understanding

completion of workplace documentation

third-party reports from experienced practitioners

completion of self-paced learning materials including personal reflection and feedback from trainer, coach or supervisor.

Evidence required for demonstration of consistent performance

Evidence will need to be gathered over time across a range of variables.

Resource implications

In accordance with a range of variable requirements.


Submission Requirements

List each assessment task's title, type (eg project, observation/demonstration, essay, assignment, checklist) and due date here

Assessment task 1: [title]      Due date:

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Assessment Tasks

Copy and paste from the following data to produce each assessment task. Write these in plain English and spell out how, when and where the task is to be carried out, under what conditions, and what resources are needed. Include guidelines about how well the candidate has to perform a task for it to be judged satisfactory.

This describes the essential skills and knowledge and their level, required for this unit

Required Skills

written and verbal communication

numeracy and calculation skills.

Required Knowledge

written and verbal communication

methods of measurement and calculation, tapes, rulers, levels and test equipment

interpretation of drawings, plans and specifications

occupational health and safety requirements

recognition of civil materials.

Hidden text

The Range Statement relates to the Unit of Competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance. Bold italicised wording in the Performance Criteria is detailed below.

Appropriate materials may include:

soils

bitumen

aggregates

asphalt

concrete

timber.

Plans and specifications may include:

works plans

engineering drawings

specifications.

Measurements may include:

length

area

volume

scales.

Calculation tools may include:

hand calculators

computers.

Hidden text

Copy and paste from the following performance criteria to create an observation checklist for each task. When you have finished writing your assessment tool every one of these must have been addressed, preferably several times in a variety of contexts. To ensure this occurs download the assessment matrix for the unit; enter each assessment task as a column header and place check marks against each performance criteria that task addresses.

Observation Checklist

Tasks to be observed according to workplace/college/TAFE policy and procedures, relevant legislation and Codes of Practice Yes No Comments/feedback
The range of drawings used by municipal workers is identified. 
Plan elevations and sections are identified from supplied drawings. 
Details are communicated to appropriate staff. 
Volumes and areas are calculated for various types of civil works. 
Lines and levels are set to plan. 
Units and measurements are converted as required. 
Appropriate civil materials are identified for various types of civil works. 
Appropriate materials are manufactured in accordance with civil works requirement. 
Civil materials are placed and applied in accordance with drawings and specifications. 

Forms

Assessment Cover Sheet

LGAWORK206A - Measure and calculate civil materials
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I declare that the assessment tasks submitted for this unit are my own work.

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Result: Competent Not yet competent

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Assessment Record Sheet

LGAWORK206A - Measure and calculate civil materials

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Assessment task 1: [title] Result: Competent Not yet competent

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Overall assessment result: Competent Not yet competent

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