Build and maintain community relationships

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 FPICOT5208A, 'Build and maintain community relationships'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Build and maintain community relationships' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Set parameters for community relationships or partnerships

1.1. Applicable occupational health and safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to building and maintaining community relationships are identified and followed

1.2. Contextual framework is developed to assist in analysing and setting parameters for relationships or partnerships in line with organisational policy and procedures

1.3. Parameters and purpose for the relationships or partnerships are established and agreed

1.4. Benefits and constraints for both parties are recognised and agreed in line with organisational policy and procedures

1.5. Dynamics within and across relationships or partnerships are managed

1.6. Resources are allocated in line with organisational requirements

2. Provide information relating to community engagement

2.1. Current community understandings of the organisation are assessed

2.2. Rights and responsibilities of individuals and communities to be involved in organisational processes and decision making are communicated using language and material to suit the audience and occasion

2.3. Opportunities for community involvement in organisational processes and decision making are communicated in ways suited to the diversity of the community

3. Build community engagement capacity

3.1. Skill and knowledge requirements of individuals and communities to engage with an organisation are developed using a range of strategies appropriate to individual and community needs

3.2. Opportunities for individuals and communitiesto develop their capacity to engage with an organisation are identified collaboratively

3.3. Informal and formal community networks are tapped into to strengthen local capital and to ensure ongoing capacity

3.4. Barriers to community engagement are identified and solutions formulated and implemented in line with organisational policy, procedures and community context

3.5. Mechanisms for communities to raise their own issues with an organisation are implemented in line with organisational policy, procedures and community context

3.6. Strategies to build community capacity are resourced and promoted in line with organisational policy and procedures

4. Document and report on community relationships or partnerships

4.1. Outcomes of community relationships or partnerships are reported to relevant stakeholders

4.2. Feedback on how the outcomes have informed planning or decision making is provided to all participants

4.3. Community engagement capacity is reviewed in light of outcomes

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPICOT5208A appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI50105 - Diploma of Forest and Forest Products
  • FPI60111 - Advanced Diploma of Forest Industry Sustainability