Represent council's role and value in the community

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 LGACORE603B, 'Represent council's role and value in the community'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Represent council's role and value in the community' 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. Build and maintain internal and external networks

1.1 Formal and informal networks are established and utilised as communication channels in accordance with council plans and policies.

1.2 Relationships with stakeholders are formed to provide identifiable benefits to council and the community.

1.3 Opportunities to share resources and expertise with stakeholders are identified and utilised.

2. Represent the council and advocate its mission, strategies and activities

2.1 Council's message is communicated accurately and in a clear, considerate and confident manner, addressing stakeholders' concerns and ensuring their understanding.

2.2 Council's representation is promoted and sought on external bodies that impact on its efficiency and effectiveness.

2.3 Opportunities to promote the council through media and within the community are utilised in a positive and constructive manner.

2.4 Credible and effective relations with other levels of government are developed and maintained.

3. Identify and build rapport with stakeholders

3.1 Individuals and groups within the community who have an interest in the operation and outcomes of council are identified.

3.2 Interactions with stakeholders are conducted in a manner that safeguards the interests of all concerned.

3.3 Stakeholders are consulted on matters of common interest with the view to obtaining support for council goals and objectives.

3.4 Relationships are developed with stakeholders that provide identifiable benefits to council and the community through shared expertise and resources.

4. Provide advice to stakeholders

4.1 Advice is given in accordance with relevant council policies, needs and legislative responsibilities.

4.2 Advice is provided promptly and in the context of council's policies and interests.

4.3 Confidentiality requirements are adhered to.

4.4 Responses to requests for information are prepared promptly and accurately.

5. Liaise and coordinate with other organisations and councils

5.1 Liaison and coordination with other organisations and councils are undertaken in areas of common interest to optimise resource usage and mutual benefits and to eliminate duplication of effort.

5.2 Feedback from other organisations, councils and personnel is obtained and used as an aid to improving the effectiveness and efficiency of council.


Qualifications and Skillsets

LGACORE603B 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)

And the skillsets: