Develop and submit tenders for fire systems design solutions

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 CPCSFS7003A, 'Develop and submit tenders for fire systems design solutions'.
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. Research fire system component capacities and costs.

1.1. Industry networks and mechanisms are used to maintain current understanding of developments in fire system technology.

1.2. Research is conducted into changes to the relevant legislation, codes and standards for the fire systems design sector to maintain currency of knowledge.

1.3. Research is conducted to identify the capacity, performance characteristics and cost of alternative components of the range of appropriate fire suppression and detection solutions.

1.4. A cost-benefit and efficiency analysis of the range of fire suppression and detection systems is conducted.

1.5. The proposed project's documentation and drawings are fully scrutinised and assessed.

2. Prepare estimate of labour costs.

2.1. The skill profile and number of personnel required to design and install the proposed fire system are identified.

2.2. Options for securing the required personnel are analysed.

2.3. The types and numbers of appropriate on-site personnel are identified and the time required on site is estimated.

2.4. Labour costs are calculated with allowance for the full range of on-costs and cost changes during the life of the project.

3. Prepare estimate of material costs.

3.1. The quantities of selected fittings and materials are calculated.

3.2. Cost estimates for the purchase and fabrication of the project's fittings and materials from internal and external suppliers are negotiated, secured and analysed.

3.3. Cost estimates for the use, purchase or hire of required plant or equipment to support the design and installation process are negotiated, secured and analysed.

4. Prepare estimate of other project costs and margins.

4.1. Cost estimates of overhead costs are identified and estimated for the project.

4.2. The required profit margin is identified in line with the company's strategic requirements and policies.

5. Prepare business proposal or tender.

5.1. Total project resource requirements and costs are analysed and synthesised for inclusion in the business proposal or tender.

5.2. The business proposal or tender requirements are analysed and applied in the development of the tender.

5.3. Legal, financial or accounting expertise is sought as required in the preparation of the business proposal or tender and in line with company policies and procedures.

5.4. The business proposal or tender is finalised in line with company policies and procedures and the requirements of the project brief.

6. Finalise and support the bid process.

6.1. The business proposal or tender is submitted within required timeframe.

6.2. Responses are provided to the potential client in response to queries in a professional manner and in line with company policies and procedures.

6.3. Negotiations regarding proposed services, timelines or price are conducted as required and in a professional manner and in line with company policies and procedures.

6.4. The business proposal or tender bid process is finalised in a professional manner and in line with company policies and procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCSFS7003A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC70109 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Fire Systems Design Management