Contribute to advice to council on legislation

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 LGAGOVA501B, 'Contribute to advice to council on legislation'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1 Review draft or existing legislation

1.1 Information on legislation and draft legislation is identified and organised in a format suitable for analysis, interpretation and dissemination in accordance with organisational requirements.

1.2 Procedures are implemented to ensure consistency in interpretation of legislation.

1.3 Interpretations are prepared as required in a format appropriate to the audience, purpose and context.

1.4 Reasoned argument and evidence are incorporated into the interpretation.

1.5 Legal opinion is sought for clarification, where appropriate.

1.6 Legislation or draft legislation is circulated to relevant personnel.

1.7 Clients and other stakeholders are consulted about their views on draft legislation or existing legislation.

1.8 Effect of legislation on relevant parties and council is identified.

2 Contribute to amendments of draft or existing legislation

2.1 Effect of legislation is assessed and amendments are developed.

2.2 Objectives of amendments are clearly defined and consistent with organisational requirements.

2.3 Amendments are supported by evidence and incorporated into reports.

3 Provide advice and feedback on appropriate action

3.1 Reviews of legislation or draft legislation are documented and presented in accordance with organisational requirements .

3.2 Council's view is developed through consultation with relevant parties.

3.3 Lobbying channels are activated where appropriate.

3.4. Council's adopted position is documented and forwarded to the relevant body.

Qualifications and Skillsets

LGAGOVA501B appears in the following qualifications:

  • LGA50104 - Diploma of Local Government Administration