Work with others in local government

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 LGACORE105B, 'Work with others in local government'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Work with others in local government' 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. Develop effective workplace relationships

1.1 Responsibilities and duties are undertaken in a positive manner to promote cooperative and effective relationships within the work team.

1.2 Communication with others is conducted in a positive manner and in accordance with council's workplace standards.

1.3 Communication with others is appropriate given the purpose, situation and relationship with receiver.

1.4 Conflicts are recognised and resolved, where possible, through personal communication and/or are referred to a more senior officer for resolution.

2. Contribute to effective work group activities

2.1 Commitments to undertake work or assist colleagues are fulfilled.

2.2 Information relevant to work is shared with colleagues to ensure designated work goals are achieved.

2.3 Knowledge and skills are shared with colleagues using mentoring and coaching techniques.

2.4 Strategies and opportunities for improvement of the work group are identified and planned in liaison with the work group.

2.5 Practical suggestions and contributions are made to the team to assist in resolving work-related problems or contingencies.

3. Contribute to a productive work environment

3.1 The principles of equal employment opportunity are observed and implemented.

3.2 Work is consistent with workplace standards relating to anti-discrimination, workplace harassment and democratic decision making.

3.3 Own work is monitored and adjusted according to feedback obtained through supervision and comparison with established team and organisational standards.

3.4 Initiative and proactive thinking are demonstrated to solve problems and generate improved work practices and productivity.

3.5 Training and advancement of skills and knowledge are undertaken as necessary in order to improve contribution to the work environment.

Qualifications and Skillsets

LGACORE105B appears in the following qualifications:

  • LGA40604 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Land Management)
  • LGA50104 - Diploma of Local Government Administration
  • LGA30304 - Certificate III in Local Government (Operational Works)
  • LGA50208 - Diploma of Local Government (Health and Environment)
  • LGA50604 - Diploma of Local Government (Regulatory Services)
  • LGA40504 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Regulatory Services)
  • LGA30404 - Certificate III in Local Government (Regulatory Services)
  • LGA40404 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works)
  • LGA50404 - Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works)
  • LGA10204 - Certificate I in Local Government (Operational Works)
  • LGA20104 - Certificate II in Local Government
  • LGA30208 - Certificate III in Local Government (Health and Environment)
  • LGA20204 - Certificate II in Local Government (Operational Works)
  • LGA10104 - Certificate I in Local Government
  • 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)
  • LGA30104 - Certificate III in Local Government