Apply building surveying procedures to residential buildings

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 CPCCSV5014A, 'Apply building surveying procedures to residential buildings'.
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. Evaluate documents submitted with an application for building approval.

1.1. Plans, specifications and structural drawings for residential buildings are evaluated for compliance with building application process and building surveying procedures.

1.2. Application/proposal is evaluated against legislative requirements.

1.3. Components of the application requiring referral to other agencies or departments are identified and forwarded.

1.4. Common faults with application are identified, noted and reported to relevant parties.

1.5. Notice of decision, including approval, conditional approval or refusal, is drafted and processed according to workplace procedures.

2. Carry out inspections at various stages of building work.

2.1. Compliance of building work is checked according to schedule or at discretion, and reports are prepared promptly for appropriate parties.

2.2. Written notices for non-complying work with a full explanation and any remedial action specified, are prepared and processed according to workplace procedures.

2.3. Follow-up inspections are conducted at a suitable time to check rectified work without disruption to building progress.

2.4. Meetings are conducted with stakeholders, taking notes, preparing minutes and responding as required.

3. Prepare reports on various building types.

3.1. Analyses of residential buildings are prepared and advised.

3.2. Suitability of existing buildings are inspected and reported prior to purchase for proposed use and requirements.

3.3. Existing buildings are inspected for safety and reports are completed.

3.4. Outcome of construction work is inspected prior to occupancy and reported on.

4. Determine the compliance of building services with respect to building legislation.

4.1. Compliance of building services with building legislation is determined and reported on prior to occupancy.

4.2. Legislative requirements are interpreted and applied.

4.3. Common faults with building services are identified, researched and processed according to workplace procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCSV5014A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC60108 - Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying
  • CPC50108 - Diploma of Building Surveying