Manage building surveying risks and ensure compliance with ethical and professional standards

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 CPCCBS8001, 'Manage building surveying risks and ensure compliance with ethical and professional standards'.
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

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.


Evaluate requirements of ethical conduct.


Organisational or industry codes of practice are accessed, professional responsibility to uphold community and public interest is reviewed, and implications for work practice are considered.


Internal processes for ensuring that conflicts of interest are identified, reported and avoided are evaluated and recorded.


Own understanding of appropriate and ethical business dealings is reviewed.


Own professional capacity and competency to perform work to be undertaken are reviewed.


Strategies are planned and put in place to ensure professional competency is maintained and upgraded to meet required professional work standards.


Evaluate operational risks to the organisation.


Scope and range of risks that may threaten the standing and operation of the organisation are identified.


Organisational business planning tools and work procedures are evaluated to identify points of potential risks.


Regulatory and licensing requirements underpinning building surveying conduct are accessed and applied to the review of organisational practices and policies.


Lead organisational performance in managing risk and ethical practice.


Organisational practices and policies for ensuring quality control of work and protection of client rights are reviewed and evaluated.


Review of staff education and training levels relevant to the work undertaken is conducted.


Organisational practices and policies are tested to ensure they support ethical conduct.


Organisational practices and policies that evaluate, monitor and report on risks are tested and reviewed.


Conduct project-based risk assessment.


Range and nature of the services required by the client are determined and details of the service levels to be provided are specified in order to scope exposure to risk.


Capacity of internal and external personnel to meet organisational and regulatory standards is assessed.


Regulatory requirements and standards applicable to the work are determined and implementation is monitored.


Insurance requirements are determined and steps taken to ensure appropriate cover is in place.


Risk assessment is documented to identify potential risks and confirm the risk mitigation and management strategies that will be used.