Conduct council elections

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 LGAGOVA506B, 'Conduct council elections'.
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 Prepare for council elections

1.1 Nomination forms are produced and distributed within required time frames.

1.2 Nomination forms are received and processed.

1.3 Candidates are advised of the electoral process and relevant statutory requirements.

1.4 Candidates how to vote cards are processed in accordance with statutory requirements.

2 Plan resource use for election day

2.1 Resource information for use in election day plans is collected, analysed and organised, in consultation with colleagues and management.

2.2. Key performance indicators are developed within the election day plan.

2.3. Contingency plans are prepared in the event that the initial plan needs to be varied.

2.4. Poll clerks are recruited and inducted.

2.5. Physical resources and services are acquired in accordance with council's practices and procedures.

3 Monitor election day performance

3.1. Performance systems and processes are monitored to assess progress in achieving service targets.

3.2. Unsatisfactory performance is identified and prompt action is taken to rectify the situation.

3.3. Mentoring and coaching are provided to support use of resources by individuals and teams to the required standard.

3.4. Recommendations for variation to the election day plan are negotiated and approved.

4 Process votes

4.1. Input data is checked and verified.

4.2. Voting papers are counted in accordance with statutory requirements.

4.3. Provisionally elected candidates are declared.

4.4. Formally disputed returns are responded to according to statutory requirements.

4.5. Electoral materials are stored and disposed of according to statutory requirements.

4.6. Report is prepared on the outcomes of the election.

5 Declare results

5.1. The successful candidates are declared.

5.2. Council, other candidates and the public are notified of the election results according to legal requirements and council procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

LGAGOVA506B appears in the following qualifications:

  • LGA50104 - Diploma of Local Government Administration