Develop professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects

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 CPCCBC5013A, 'Develop professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects'.
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. Perform pre-purchase property inspections and assessments.

1.1. Building is inspected and defects are identified and documented in the agreed level of detail requested by client.

1.2. Engineers' certificates are obtained according to the state of repair or number and type of defects.

1.3. Rectification costs are estimated to degree of accuracy required or recommendations are made to demolish structure.

1.4. At the direction of government agencies, financial institutions or investment houses feasibility studies are conducted.

2. Advise and coordinate the design process and planning approval.

2.1. Project brief is prepared on behalf of client.

2.2. Site conditions and structure are assessed.

2.3. Preliminary design drawings are produced or obtained and probable costs are estimated.

2.4. Process is coordinated through which final design documentation will be completed and approved by client.

2.5. Documentation is submitted to obtain authorised planning approval for the project.

2.6. Planning appeals are prepared and presented to the authority if necessary.

3. Review building or construction works.

3.1. Contract documentation is checked to ensure client interests are protected.

3.2. Building or construction works are regularly monitored and reports are provided on the progress and quality of work.

3.3. Variations are checked and referred back to contractors as required.

3.4. Progress claims are checked and approved.

4. Provide advice on dispute resolution.

4.1. Disputes are negotiated on behalf of the client.

4.2. Impartial advice is provided to the parties involved in a building related dispute for equitable settlement.

4.3. Referrals are provided for expert legal interpretation of contractual matters.

4.4. Expert testimony and evidence are provided in the event of disputes going to court.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCBC5013A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC50308 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
  • CPC50210 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)