Work in the strata community management sector

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 CPPDSM3017, 'Work in the strata community management sector'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Work in the strata community management sector' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


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.

1.

Access information on strata.

1.1.

Legislation relevant to strata communities is identified.

1.2.

Developments that may exist under strata plans and the management issues associated with different types of development are identified.

1.3.

Own interpretation and application of legislation relating to strata communities are confirmed to ensure consistent and accurate understanding.

1.4.

Procedures for use of the strata community’s common seal are identified and checked for compliance with legislative requirements.

1.5.

Strata community decision-making processes, including meeting requirements and meeting procedures for lot owners and owners committee, are identified and checked for compliance with legislative requirements.

1.6.

Situations requiring specialist advice are identified and assistance is sought as required.

2.

Identify role of the owners committee.

2.1.

Membership, role and responsibilities of owners committee are identified and checked for compliance with legislative requirements.

2.2.

Key provisions of code of conduct for owners committees are identified and followed.

2.3.

Process for appointment, operation and powers of owners committee responsible for administering owners corporation is identified and checked for compliance with legislative arrangements.

2.4.

Process and powers of owners committee to raise funds by levying contributions against lot owners are identified and checked for compliance with legislative arrangements.

2.5.

Process for removal of owners committee or committee member is identified and checked for compliance with legislative arrangements.

2.6.

Situations requiring specialist advice are identified and authorised, and assistance is sought as required.

3.

Access information on by-laws for strata communities.

3.1.

By-laws relevant to strata communities are identified, accessed and interpreted to clarify rules that owners and tenants in strata communities must follow.

3.2.

Process for changing or amending by-laws is identified.

3.3.

Availability of model by-laws prepared by state or territory governments is determined, and suitability for use or amending for use with strata communities is assessed.

3.4.

Situations requiring specialist advice are identified and assistance is sought as required.

4

Identify role of strata managers.

4.1.

Role and duties of strata manager are identified and checked for compliance with legislative requirements and contract with strata community.

4.2.

Relationship between strata manager and the owners committee is identified.

4.3.

Roles and duties of strata manager and resident manager are determined and verified with owners committee.

4.4.

Role and duties of strata manager in facilitating meetings of owners and owners committee are identified and verified with owners committee.

4.5.

Role of strata manager in resolving disputes in strata communities is identified.

4.6.

Key provisions of the code of conduct for strata managers are identified and followed in all dealings with the owners corporation, lot owners and other parties.

4.7.

Own interpretation of the role of strata managers is confirmed with relevant people to ensure consistent and accurate understanding.

4.8.

Own professional development needs in relation to role as strata manager are determined and appropriate sources of continuing professional development are accessed.