Provide quality and timely advice to council

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 LGACORE501B, 'Provide quality and timely advice to council'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Provide quality and timely advice to council' 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. Monitor and assess trends and developments that impact on council

1.1 Government policies and programs are monitored and their impact on council is evaluated and reported.

1.2 The implications of other trends and developments are assessed and evaluated and council is advised in a timely manner.

1.3 Relevant community and government contacts and networks are fostered to ensure that up to date information is gathered.

1.4 Consultative processes are established and maintained with constituents and community to ensure needs and expectations are identified.

2. Advise council of current legislative requirements

2.1 Legislative requirements pertaining to all operations of council are regularly monitored and their implications are analysed.

2.2 Council is formally advised of its legislative responsibilities and obligations in a timely manner.

3. Assess impact of council proposals

3.1 Council proposals are assessed to identify the impact on particular council operations and on the community or particular sections of the community.

3.2 The range of options available for council action is indicated in the assessment.

3.3 Community feedback is sourced to determine satisfaction levels and impact of council proposals.

4. Respond to questions or requests for information from council and councillors

4.1 Response is researched and provided to council in a timely manner according to communication protocols.

4.2 Adequate and timely research is conducted to provide quality responses to council.


Qualifications and Skillsets

LGACORE501B 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)