Conduct and report on building surveying audits of residential buildings up to three storeys

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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
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
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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
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Registered Training Organisations
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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.


Scope and plan the building surveying audit.


Application and related documentation requesting building surveying audit are reviewed for property details and purpose of building surveying audit is clarified.


Scope and limitations of building surveying audit are determined and agreed criteria of the audit are negotiated with client and other relevant stakeholders.


Building plans and documentation are obtained where possible and reviewed prior to and during building surveying audit.


Building ownership and classification are confirmed and owner or owner’s corporation are contacted to arrange access to the building.


Compliance requirements for the building are identified and researched according to building classification, location, and potential change of use.


Work health and safety (WHS) requirements are identified and applied to the planning process.


Specialist consultants with relevant expertise are identified and engaged where appropriate.


Liaison with relevant stakeholders, including local planning authorities, is undertaken as required to confirm compliance requirements and relevant planning permissions.


Conduct building surveying audit.


Visual inspections of the building interior and exterior are undertaken, construction elements of the building are noted and documented, and photographic evidence of the building is obtained according to workplace procedures.


Actual use of the building is confirmed, checked against compliance requirements, and documented.


Agreed elements of the building are evaluated against agreed criteria according to audit scope and limitations, and areas of non-compliance are documented.


Elements of the building that comply with deemed-to-satisfy provisions of the BCA are noted and documented.


Construction materials that may pose a risk to health and safety are documented and specialist consultants are engaged where appropriate to investigate and report on findings.


Produce building surveying audit report for client.


Audit scope, purpose, limitations and assumptions are specified in report.


Findings of building surveying audit are documented in an approved format with sufficient detail according to workplace procedures.


Findings and recommendations of specialist consultants are included in audit report.


Areas of non-compliance and strategies for upgrade works to ensure compliance or other requirements are documented according to workplace procedures, and estimated costings for recommended works are included where required.


Compliance strategies are prioritised and suggested timeframes to achieve compliance are provided according to workplace procedures.


Final audit report is provided to client and other relevant stakeholders according to workplace procedures.