Participate in research of property investment

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 CPPDSM4064A, 'Participate in research of property investment'.
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



1Determine client requirements.

1.1 Consultative processes are used to verify client expectations and objectives according to organisational requirements.

1.2 Valid and relevant information is obtained to determine the complexity of client needs according to organisational requirements.

1.3 Client investment history is analysed to determine client profile according to legislative requirements.

1.4 Specialised resources and sources of property market information are identified and accessed according to organisational requirements.

2Access property market information.

2.1 Property market information is gathered and organised in a format suitable for analysis and interpretation.

2.2 Reliable methods for gathering information are used according to organisational requirements, making efficient use of time and resources.

2.3 Appropriate communication techniques are used to access relevant information from individuals and groups.

2.4 Comparative market data is documented and categorised to enable valid comparisons to be made against industry benchmarks.

2.5 Discrepancies in data are identified by obtaining and comparing data from a variety of sources.

3Interpret trends and market developments.

3.1 Relevant industry benchmarks are identified and used in providing clients with information on property market.

3.2 Property trends and market conditions are identified and evaluated against industry benchmarks to determine risk.

3.3 Analysis is undertaken of comparative market data using standard industry analysis techniques.

3.4 Factors increasing or diminishing investment risk are identified, analysed and discussed with the client.

3.5 Limitations in evaluating market information are identified and specialist advice is sought as required according to organisational requirements.

4Make recommendations.

4.1 Property investment research and options are documented and distributed according to organisational requirements.

4.2 Recommendations are made that are verifiable, current and sufficiently detailed to meet client, organisational and legislative requirements.

4.3 Business equipment and technology are used to complete and process client and market information according to applicable OHS and organisational requirements.

4.4 Information is securely maintained with due regard to client confidentiality, and legislative and organisational requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPPDSM4064A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPP40611 - Certificate IV in Property Services (Operations)