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 CPPBDN8005A, '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


Prepare a tender on behalf of the 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 appropriate to the 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 the role, level of service and project outcomes to be provided by the building designer are discussed and negotiated.


Tender is prepared that addresses all requirements for the build.


Legal advice is sought to finalise the preparation of the tender.


The 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 the client regarding the 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 the client to conclude negotiations with the preferred contractor.


Manage the completion of the building project


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


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


Manage the completion of the contract


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


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


Variations to the contract are proposed as required to the client and negotiated with the 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 the client’s best interests are protected during the completion of the contract.


Reporting requirements are met during the conduct of the project.


Steps to finalise the contract are taken according to contract requirements.


Finalise the building project


Correction of identified building defects is negotiated with the builder.


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


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