Develop, implement and review policies and procedures

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 LGACOM603B, 'Develop, implement and review policies and procedures'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Develop, implement and review policies and procedures' 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

1. Establish the need for a policy/procedure

1.1.The need for the policy/procedure is assessed for its contribution to effective and efficient practice in the work area.

1.2.Existing policies are reviewed to maintain relevance and effectiveness.

1.3.The objectives for establishing the policy/procedure are identified.

2. Consult on the development of the policy/procedure

2.1.Terms of reference and guidelines are prepared and provided to key stakeholders.

2.2.Employees directly effected by the process are kept fully informed.

3. Facilitate the preparation of a draft policy/procedure

3.1.Draft is prepared in accordance with Council procedures.

3.2.Draft policy/procedure is consistent with organisational objectives and takes account of resource availability and specifies timeframes for implementation.

3.3.All relevant legislation is complied with.

3.4.The draft policy/procedure incorporates outcomes of the consultative process where appropriate.

3.5.The draft policy/procedure is presented to Council/management for endorsement.

4. Ensure implementation of policy/procedure

4.1.New policy/procedure is integrated into existing policies/procedures/ manuals/ information.

4.2.Employees are informed of new policy/procedure and of their responsibilities.

4.3.Education and training is given to employees where necessary to ensure correct implementation of policy/procedure.

5. Review policy/procedure

5.1.Policy/procedure is evaluated against establishment objectives and workplace impact.

5.2.Timeframes for evaluation process are determined.

5.3.Feedback from employees on implementation issues and outcomes is sought and evaluated.

5.4.Identified problems are resolved.

5.5.Where appropriate, modifications to policy/procedure are recommended and undertaken.


Qualifications and Skillsets

LGACOM603B appears in the following qualifications:

  • 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)