Apply knowledge of regulation and legislation for the telecommunications 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 ICTNPL409, 'Apply knowledge of regulation and legislation for the telecommunications industry'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Apply knowledge of regulation and legislation for the telecommunications 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

Element

Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Evaluate economic and political influences

1.1 Research the impact of deregulation and competition in the telecommunications industry on planning priorities of competing service providers in Australia due to the different federal government policies

1.2 Assess the influence of local and international economic conditions on the growth of the industry that would impact on the planning justification for a new network

1.3 Evaluate and produce a report on the economic and political influences on public and commercial enterprises providing services in a competitive telecommunications market of fast changing technologies

2. Evaluate impact of key regulations and legislation

2.1 Access all legislation governing carriers in Australia to determine the rights of carriers and service providers in installing facilities under Commonwealth legislation

2.2 Use the Telecommunications Industry Regulatory Accounting Framework (RAF) to determine the method used by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in enforcing competitive provisions between service providers

2.3 Evaluate the impact on planning of services by the obligation placed by Universal Service Obligation (USO) on service providers to ensure services are reasonably accessible to all people in Australia on an equitable basis

2.4 Produce a summary report evaluating the impact of the legislation on the planning process of access networks and plan strategies to facilitate network planning

3. Apply internal financial compliance

3.1 Use an enterprise-specific investment management system (IMS) to create on the spot reports for performance measurement of an existing planning project against the business plan

3.2 Produce a report of planning work activities incorporating enterprise-specific policies and procedures underpinned by regulatory and compliance obligations