Estimate the cost of home sustainability measures

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 CPPHSA4010, 'Estimate the cost of home sustainability measures'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Estimate the cost of home sustainability measures' 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.

Identify client requirements.

1.1.

Measures for improving sustainability of residence are identified through a home sustainability assessment and/or analysis of written report of an assessment undertaken by an accredited assessor.

1.2.

Effective communication strategies are used in establishing rapport with client and in responding to client questions and concerns.

1.3.

Details and specifications of recommended home sustainability measures are identified and confirmed with resident.

1.4.

Estimated cost of home sustainability products and services and limitations of cost estimates are explained to client.

2.

Gather information on home sustainability products and services.

2.1.

Cost and other information on home sustainability products and services are researched to prepare cost estimate.

2.2.

Information on rebates and other forms of assistance available for particular home sustainability products and services is researched and obtained.

2.3.

Potential suppliers of home sustainability products and services are identified.

2.4.

Costs for the supply and, where appropriate, installation of home sustainability products and services are obtained from a range of suppliers.

2.5.

Information on availability and likely supply time of home sustainability products and services is obtained from a range of suppliers.

2.6.

Ethical practices are observed in identifying suppliers and gathering product and service information.

2.7.

Details of information obtained on home sustainability products and service are maintained and securely stored.

3.

Prepare and present estimate to client.

3.1.

Cost range for supply and, where required, installation of home sustainability products and services is confirmed based on information gathered from relevant sources.

3.2.

Estimated cost range of home sustainability products and services is determined and documented.

3.3.

Factors that may influence estimated cost range of home sustainability products and services are identified and documented.

3.4.

Details of potential suppliers of home sustainability products and services are documented.

3.5.

Estimated cost range of home sustainability measures is presented and explained to client.

3.6.

Client is given opportunity to evaluate estimated cost range of home sustainability measures.

3.7.

Client questions are answered fully and honestly.