Estimate complex jobs

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 AURC365722A, 'Estimate complex jobs'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Estimate time requirements for jobs

1.1. Time estimates for job requirements are calculated based on warranty times, staff estimates, standard service/repair times, specifications, and subcontracted timeframes

1.2. Service/repair times are estimated and compared to documented estimate to ensure repair job is viable

1.3. Turn-around times for work completed by subcontractor are incorporated into total time estimates

2. Source parts

2.1. Viability of replacement compared to repair is ascertained to meet quality standards and legal requirements

2.2. Part requirements are determined to ensure cost constraints are met

2.3. Parts and consumables required for the job are ordered

2.4. Parts are sourced externally when internal stock is not available to meet customer requirements

3. Identify subcontract testing and/or service/ repair work costs for incorporation into the total estimated cost

3.1. Estimate is documented

3.2. Service/repair requirements, procedures and costs are documented in a logical order

3.3. Service/repair requirements are documented in detail

3.4. Estimate is relevant to the identified service/repair requirements

3.5. Potential variations are noted on the estimate

4. Estimate total job costs

4.1. External service providers are given a clear outline of the work and time requirements of the job

4.2. Job cost estimate is documented and agreed with external service providers

4.3. Parts and consumables are costed according to industry and/or enterprise pricing standards

4.4. Supplementary estimate is prepared, to gain authorisation from owner for additional service/repairs

4.5. Final estimate is documented

4.6. Authorisation is gained from customer to commence work and/or undertake supplementary work

5. Report estimations to customer

5.1. Report of findings is completed in the enterprise-approved format

5.2. Customer is advised of the estimation

5.3. Job card is completed and delivered to appropriate persons

Qualifications and Skillsets

AURC365722A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSA40710 - Certificate IV in Recreational Vehicle and Accessories Retailing
  • MSA40510 - Certificate IV in Recreational Vehicles
  • AUR20408 - Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology
  • AUR31205 - Certificate III in Automotive Retail, Service and Repair
  • AUR30308 - Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology
  • AUR30805 - Certificate III in Automotive Vehicle Body
  • AUR40208 - Certificate IV in Automotive Technology
  • AUR20705 - Certificate II in Automotive Mechanical
  • AUR30605 - Certificate III in Automotive Specialist
  • AUR30711 - Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment
  • AUR20505 - Certificate II in Automotive Vehicle Servicing
  • AUR30405 - Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Technology
  • AUR20905 - Certificate II in Automotive Vehicle Body
  • AUR50105 - Diploma of Automotive Management
  • AUR40105 - Certificate IV in Automotive Management
  • AUR20811 - Certificate II in Outdoor Power Equipment