Develop and organise public education programs

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 LGACOM501B, 'Develop and organise public education programs'.
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



1. Determine requirements for provision of information to public

1.1. Need for information is determined from review of common public inquiries, public compliance levels and new trends and issues.

1.2. Information requirements are determined through discussion with clients, general public and relevant interest groups.

1.3. Requirements of relevant legislation and council policy are identified and incorporated into information requirements.

1.4. Specific educational objectives are determined from information needs of public.

1.5. Specific target groups are identified for education.

2. Determine appropriate medium to educate public

2.1. Appropriate medium is determined for public education program.

2.2. Educational medium is cost-effective and maximises access to target groups.

2.3. Education medium allows clear and understandable communication of information to target groups.

3. Provide education to public

3.1. Accurate information is provided in a clear and relevant manner and in accordance with the learning needs of the target group.

3.2. Target group is provided with opportunities to confirm understanding and seek clarification where required.

3.3. Reliable documentation and publications suitable to target group and nature of issues are provided for ongoing reference where required.

3.4. Details on council services are provided to assist in future service provision as required.

3.5. Information on community, government and industry services available to the target group is provided where required.

4. Review and evaluate education program

4.1. Reliable feedback is sourced to enable effective evaluation of the educational program.

4.2. Programs are evaluated to determine success in meeting educational objectives and overall effectiveness of program outcomes.

5. Maintain records of public education programs

5.1. Education program materials are filed and stored according to agreed procedures.

5.2. Evaluation and feedback on programs are available for use in future program development.

5.3. Records of education schedules and costings are up to date and accurate.

Qualifications and Skillsets

LGACOM501B appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPP50711 - Diploma of Access Consulting
  • LGA40604 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Land Management)
  • LGA50104 - Diploma of Local Government Administration
  • LGA50208 - Diploma of Local Government (Health and Environment)
  • LGA50604 - Diploma of Local Government (Regulatory Services)
  • LGA40504 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Regulatory Services)
  • LGA40404 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works)
  • LGA50404 - Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works)
  • LGA50508 - Diploma of Local Government (Planning)
  • LGA40708 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Planning)
  • LGA60104 - Advanced Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works)
  • LGA40308 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Health and Environment)
  • LGA40104 - Certificate IV in Local Government
  • LGA50304 - Diploma of Local Government (Land Management)