Prepare plans of land management for land in council care, control and management

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 LGALAND402A, 'Prepare plans of land management for land in council care, control and management'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Establish a process for preparing council land management plan

1.1. Project brief for preparation of management plan is developed.

1.2. Resources required to prepare plan are identified and secured.

1.3. Appropriate resources and consultation strategies for public involvement are identified.

1.4. Timetable for preparation of plan is developed and approved by council or senior management.

1.5. Reporting processes are established.

1.6. Relevant stakeholders and consultation processes are identified.

2. Identify current land use and activities

2.1. Existing data and information are collated and reviewed to identify current land use, conditions and practices.

2.2. Existing services and facilities on the land are mapped and documented.

2.3. Any additional information needs are assessed.

3. Undertake a land capability study

3.1. Suitable methods to collate information on land capability are established.

3.2. Information on land capability is collected from primary and secondary sources.

3.3. Data to identify major characteristics of land capability is collated and analysed.

3.4. A report is prepared on land capability and submitted to decision makers for consideration.

4. Develop options for land management

4.1. Information on land capability, conditions and use is assessed to identify evidence of inappropriate practices or activities.

4.2. Local, regional and state policy factors are analysed and considered in assessing land capability.

4.3. Preferred land use options are established.

4.4. Areas of degradation requiring attention are identified.

4.5. Appropriate land uses are clearly established based on an assessment of requirements and constraints of land capability planning, existing conditions and community needs and preferences.

4.6. Consultation is carried out with stakeholders and opportunities for public input are provided.

5. Develop land management plans

5.1. Action plans to implement strategies are prepared that include establishing priorities, time lines and relevant responsibilities.

5.2. Draft land management plan is prepared clearly presenting all relevant information and recommendations.

5.3. Draft land management plan is released for public comment providing adequate time for responses.

5.4. The final land management plan is prepared, incorporating public and expert input.

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Qualifications and Skillsets

LGALAND402A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LGA40604 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Land Management)