Manage the tendering and construction process for a client

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 CPPBDN8005, 'Manage the tendering and construction process for a client'.
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 a tender on behalf of client.


Client is consulted to negotiate the budget and costs to the client for services provided by the building designer.


Form of building contract is determined suitable for size and level of the project being undertaken.


Client is consulted to determine the budget, timeframe and related parameters for the letting of a tender to complete the construction of the project.


Client expectations of role, level of serviceand project outcomes to be provided by building designer are discussed and negotiated.


Tender is prepared that addresses requirements for the build.


Legal advice is sought to finalise preparation of tender.


Tender is let with steps put in place to secure a competitive number of responses.


Oversee the selection of the contractor.


Tender submissions are reviewed against predetermined evaluation criteria.


Advice is provided to client regarding strengths and weaknesses of the various tender bids.


Costing advice is sought as required from a quantity surveyor or other professional.


Professional advice is provided to client to conclude negotiations with preferred contractor.


Manage completion of building project.


Contracted builder is consulted to establish business relationships and processes for monitoring construction completion within required timeframe.


Constraints and potential risks of project are monitored and managed to ensure best outcomes for client.


Routine monitoring of project progress is undertaken to ensure quality and timeliness of the build.


Clarification of project plans and specifications is provided to the builder as required.


Changes to plans and specifications are undertaken with the consent of the client as project progresses.


Manage completion of contract.


Costs associated with completion of project are monitored and reported to client in a timely manner.


Progress and other agreed payments are authorised according to performance requirements of contract.


Variations to contract are proposed to client as required and negotiated with builder.


Disputes or concerns regarding quality, cost or timeliness of project completion are investigated, negotiated and mediated as required.


Legal, accounting or other professional advice is sought in order to ensure client’s best interests are protected during completion of contract.


Reporting requirements are met during the conduct of the project.


Steps to finalise contract are taken according to contract requirements.


Finalise building project.


Correction of identified building defects is negotiated with builder.


Corrective actions to address defects are monitored and reported to client.


Final inspection of building is made and report is prepared for client.