Ensure a safe workplace in the property industry

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 CPPDSM5018, 'Ensure a safe workplace in the property industry'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Ensure a safe workplace in the property industry' 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.


Establish and maintain WHS framework.


WHS framework is developed that clearly expresses the organisation’s commitment to implementing relevant WHS legislation in the organisation.


WHS roles and responsibilities for all workplace personnel are defined to allow implementation of WHS policies, proceduresand programs.


Financial and human resources for the effective operation of WHS system are identified, sought and provided in a timely manner.


Information on WHS system and its operational procedures is provided and explained to employees in an accessible form.


Establish and maintain participative arrangements.


Consultative processes are established and maintained with employees and their representatives according to relevant WHS legislation.


Issues arising from participation and consultation are resolved promptly and effectively according to procedures for issue resolution.


Workplace safety information collected through participative arrangements is provided to employees in line with organisational procedures.


Establish and maintain procedures for identifying hazards, and assessing and controlling risks.


Procedures for ongoing hazard identification and assessment and control of associated risks are developed.


Hazard identification is addressed at the planning, design and evaluation stages of change in the workplace to ensure that new hazards are not created by proposed changes.


Procedures for selecting and implementing risk control measures according to the hierarchy of control are developed and maintained.


Inadequacies in existing risk control measures are identified according to the hierarchy of control, and resources enabling implementation of new measures are promptly provided.


Review system effectiveness.


WHS induction and training program is developed and provided for all employees as part of organisation’s general training program.


WHS record-keeping system is established and maintained to allow identification of patterns of occupational injury in the organisation.


Measurement and evaluation of WHS system are undertaken in line with organisation’s quality system framework.


Improvements to WHS system are developed and implemented to achieve organisational WHS objectives.


Compliance with WHS legislative framework is assessed to ensure that legal WHS standards are maintained as a minimum.