Prepare design brief for construction works

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 CPCCBC4028A, 'Prepare design brief for construction works'.
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. Confirm client requirements.

1.1. Client requirements are clarified and confirmed through discussion with client and team member, if appropriate.

1.2. Financial expectations of the client are reconfirmed.

1.3. Preliminary design notions are discussed with team members to ensure consistency with client's vision.

2. Clarify stakeholder requirements.

2.1. Input from stakeholders is assessed to confirm the responsibilities, requirements and limitations of the design brief.

2.2. Analysis of site survey is commissioned, as appropriate, and all relevant information is gathered and used to inform development of the brief.

3. Negotiate engagement with the client.

3.1. Fee proposal is discussed with the client and amended as appropriate prior to formalisation of the agreement.

3.2. Scope of services to be undertaken within the contract is discussed and confirmed with the client, either directly or by delegation to a team member.

3.3. Draft proposals are presented to the client, and client feedback is used to modify and improve the proposal.

3.4. Design brief is finalised in compliance with stakeholder requirements and all documentation is completed to the client's satisfaction.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCBC4028A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC40308 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Estimating)
  • CPC40508 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management)