Plan and implement property improvement

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 AHCAGB401, 'Plan and implement property improvement'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Plan and implement property improvement' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Determine the improvement to be carried out

1.1 Discuss possible improvements for the planning period with the relevant people

1.2 Prioritise improvements to be implemented

1.3 Make plans to construct and maintain the improvements in line with medium-term property management and strategic plans

1.4 Make allocations from the available budget for the planned improvements

2. Arrange the design and layout of the property improvement

2.1 Investigate alternative plans and layouts based on how appropriate they are for the management plan and environmental and work health and safety considerations

2.2 Determine the most appropriate location for the improvement

2.3 Determine the most appropriate design for the improvement and calculate dimensions

2.4 Draw up plans for the improvement for the agreed improvement

3. Order materials for property improvement

3.1 Calculate materials required for the construction of the improvement from the drawn plans and discuss with relevant colleagues

3.2 Obtain quotes from suppliers for the materials and select suitable suppliers

3.3 Place orders with the chosen suppliers for the quantities, sizes and types of materials required

4. Prepare site for installation

4.1 Inspect site, and note key features for the planned property improvement

4.2 Inform all relevant people, including neighbours, of the proposed activities

4.3 Measure and peg selected site according to the prepared plans

4.4 Prepare the site to be ready for the improvement and take precautions to ensure that adverse environmental impacts are eliminated or minimised

4.5 Identify and assess work health and safety hazards and take responsible action throughout the site preparation activities

5. Supervise implementation of property improvement

5.1 Obtain all materials required for each work period and ensure they are on site ready for implementation

5.2 Implement property improvement according to the drawn plans and the prepared schedules

5.3 Undertake all work so that adverse environmental impacts are minimised or eliminated

5.4 Identify and assess work health and safety hazards are and take responsible action throughout the work

5.5 Maintain communication between those working at the site

5.6 Check the work regularly to ensure consistency with the drawn plans

5.7 Dispose of any waste material responsibly

5.8 Take corrective action where required

6. Carry out and monitor planned maintenance

6.1 Undertake and monitor planned maintenance to the improvement

6.2 Take precautions throughout the maintenance works to ensure adverse environmental impacts are minimised or eliminated

6.3 Identify and assess work health and safety hazards are and take responsible action throughout the maintenance works