Maintain property rates and records

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 LGAGOVA409A, 'Maintain property rates and records'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Maintain property rates and records' 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 Maintain property-related information

1.1 Correct record is identified and accessed.

1.2 Changes to record including eligibility for pensioner concession, are completed accurately and within appropriate time frame.

1.3 Any duplicate records are detected and deleted.

1.4 New records, together with necessary associated links and data, are added within appropriate time frame.

1.5 Historical records are maintained.

2 Maintain valuation data

2.1 Values are reconciled to categories of rates and valuer general valuations.

2.2 Relevant acts are considered in determining valuation used for rate calculation.

2.3 Subdivision plans are analysed to ensure new valuations are correctly allocated to new lots and cancelled valuations are deleted.

2.4 Revaluations are checked and processed and any inconsistencies are queried.

2.5 Consolidations or amalgamations are checked and allocated according to plans and their associated values are reconciled.

3 Compile and maintain financial information

3.1 Transactions are processed and reconciled within the system and to the general/costing ledger.

3.2 End of year reconciliations are completed to demonstrate that all properties are properly assessed and accounted for.

3.3 Notional yield return is completed accurately and is in line with statutory requirements.

3.4 Internal income estimates from rates and charges for the following year are completed according to council requirements.

4 Ensure properties are correctly rated

4.1 Available sources of property information are regularly accessed and inconsistencies or possible changes to rating category or rateable status are noted.

4.2 Suspected inconsistencies or applicable changes are followed up in accordance with council policies and within legislative requirements.

4.3 Properties entitled to rate concessions are checked and those no longer eligible for concessions are noted and updated.

5 Prepare for land and environment court action as required

5.1 Precedents are interpreted to enable appropriate recommendations to be made regarding the possibility of successful court action.

5.2 Information to support court action if required is prepared clearly, accurately and within appropriate time frame.