Estimate and cost job

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 FWPTMM3203, 'Estimate and cost job'.
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

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Source information for quotations

1.1 Obtain information on customer requirements and where required discuss with relevant personnel and customer.

1.2 Assess product information for suitability to customer requirements.

1.3 Determine delivery point and methods of transportation in line with organisational procedures.

1.4 Source, select and interpret product costing information.

1.5 Record all details in line with organisational procedures.

2. Estimate materials, time and labour

2.1 Estimate types and quantities of materials required for product manufacture.

2.2 Estimate labour and other resource requirements to manufacture product and to provide required services.

2.3 Document estimate for manufacture and service provision and check against customer requirements.

3. Calculate and document customer cost

3.1 Calculate costs for total materials, labour and overheads in line with organisational procedures.

3.2 Calculate costs for services, transportation and fees.

3.3 Apply mark-up, in line with organisational procedures, and determine total cost to customer.

3.4 Document details of calculations and customer cost in line with organisational formats.

4. Check costing details and prepare quotation

4.1 Check costs and calculations against product and service components and customer requirements.

4.2 Prepare and provide quotation to customer in line with organisational procedures and formats.

4.3 Complete and maintain accurate records of quotations in line with organisational procedures.