Arrange building applications and approvals

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 CPCCBC4026A, 'Arrange building applications and approvals'.
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. Plan the process for lodging approval applications.

1.1. Approvals required for each project stage are identified.

1.2. Level and type of information and documentation needed for the application are determined and confirmed, where appropriate, in consultation with external specialists.

1.3. Plan is developed and submitted for approval, recognising scheduling requirements and client needs.

1.4. External specialists are consulted, as required, to facilitate certification of documents.

2. Prepare and lodge applications for approval.

2.1. Necessary documentation and supporting information are prepared and checked for compliance with the requirements of the building approval authority.

2.2. Impact of planning application on range of stakeholders is analysed and strategies are adopted to maximise the likelihood of their support for the application.

2.3. Necessary documentation and supporting information are lodged with approval authority.

2.4. Confirmation of application status is sought at appropriate intervals to ensure continuing progress.

3. Evaluate and review outcome of application.

3.1. Outcome of building approval application is assessed to determine impact on project.

3.2. Where required, minor amendments are negotiated in accordance with client, organisation and approval authority requirements.

3.3. Rejected submissions are analysed to determine likely success of an appeal or a resubmission, and course of action is determined with the client.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCBC4026A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC40208 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Contract Administration)
  • CPC40508 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management)
  • CPC40110 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
  • CPC40911 - Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services