Manage planning approval processes for all building types

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 CPCCBS8005, 'Manage planning approval processes for all building types'.
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.


Prepare for planning approval processes.


Service agreements or council policy statement on service provision relating to the assessment of planning approval application are discussed and agreed with clients and scope of service is confirmed.


Nature and scope of planning approval application are reviewed and delegated to appropriately qualified staff where necessary.


Staff are guided where necessary to ensure relevant legislation, codes and regulations are accessed and researched for compliance requirements relevant to proposed planning application.


Assess planning application documentation for compliance.


Documentation prepared by external consultants is obtained, analysed and applied through the planning approval process.


Planning application documentation is reviewed for accuracy, currency and completeness according to local authority requirements, and further information is requested from client where necessary.


Compliance requirements for BCA classes and types of buildings are identified, researched and recorded.


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


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


Public notices are arranged according to planning requirements, and objections to proposed development are managed according to regulations and workplace procedures.


Areas of non-compliance are identified, alternative solutions communicated to client, and revised plans assessed.


Manage stakeholder communications.


Clients are updated on progress of planning approval application and the need for further information when necessary.


Consultations with architect or building designer are undertaken where necessary to clarify features and elements of proposed building project.


Potential for disputes between clients and other stakeholders during the planning approval application process is identified, monitored and mitigated to avoid escalation.


Document and finalise planning decisions.


Approved planning permits are reviewed for thoroughness and legislative compliance prior to providing final sign-off.


Planning permission conditions that ensure protection of environment, adjacent structures and, where appropriate, heritage listed structures are written and reviewed to ensure clarity and compliance with relevant planning schemes, regulations, legislation and the BCA.


Copy of planning permit is submitted to local authority and client.