Process building applications for commercial buildings up to three storeys

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 CPCCBS6009, 'Process building applications for commercial buildings up to three storeys'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Process building applications for commercial buildings up to three storeys' 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

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.

1.

Plan and prepare to assess building application.

1.1.

Nature and scope of building application are reviewed and relevant legislation, codes and local planning policies are accessed.

1.2.

Specific building approval timelines and administrative requirements of the relevant local authority are identified and clarified.

1.3.

Proposed development site is inspected where necessary, to assist in understanding the nature of the development and potential impact on surrounding environment and structures.

1.4.

Need for advice from external consultants with specialist expertise is identified and relevant consultants are liaised with to provide advice throughout the building application process.

1.5.

Aspects of the application requiring consents or approvals from service authorities are identified and initiated.

2.

Assess building application documentation.

2.1.

Documentation received in support of building application is reviewed for accuracy, currency and completeness according to local authority requirements, and further information is requested from client where necessary.

2.2.

Property ownership is confirmed with reference to titles and other relevant documentation.

2.3.

Documentation submitted is assessed for compliance with current and relevant local planning scheme, codes and legislation, and areas of non-compliance are documented for discussion with client.

2.4.

Site of proposed building application is reviewed for possible environmental protection laws and exclusions, and compliance requirements are noted and documented for discussion with client.

2.5.

Design plans are assessed for compliance with relevant legislation, codes and regulations, and areas of non-compliance are documented for discussion with client, architect or building designer.

2.6.

Required amendments to plans to ensure compliance and proposed alternative solutions are documented and communicated to client.

3.

Assess revised design plans.

3.1.

Revised plans and documentation re-submitted for building approval are assessed for compliance.

3.2.

Design features requiring clarification are discussed with client, architect or building designer as necessary to ensure plans meet compliance requirements.

3.3.

Client is updated on progress of the building application process as necessary.

4.

Finalise building permission.

4.1.

Public notices are arranged according to local authority requirements, and objections are documented and handled according to regulations and workplace procedures.

4.2.

Final building permit is processed, including relevant permission conditions that ensure protection of the environment, adjacent structures and where appropriate, heritage listed structures.

4.3.

Copy of building permit is submitted to local authority and client as required.