Identify environmental assets and prioritise environmental issues

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 LGALAND501A, 'Identify environmental assets and prioritise environmental issues'.
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. Identify environmental assets and existing activities

1.1. Relevant organisational records and data are identified and analysed to establish existing environmental assets and activities.

1.2. Site inspections are conducted and inspection reports are prepared.

1.3. Review of assets and activities is documented and presented in a format appropriate to the purpose of the review.

2. Identify environmental challenges and opportunities

2.1. Scope, objectives and strategies of the council's environmental management system are clearly defined.

2.2. Existing assets and activities are evaluated against the scope, objectives and desired outcomes of the environmental management system.

2.3. Consultation processes with clients, staff and stakeholders are undertaken.

2.4. The environmental management system is assessed against objective criteria and community expectations within relevant policy and legislation.

2.5. Challenges and opportunities for improvement in environmental outcomes are identified.

3. Prioritise environmental issues

3.1. Criteria are established to enable environmental issues to be prioritised.

3.2. Environmental issues are prioritised against the criteria.

3.3. A range of environmental strategies and actions are developed including mechanisms for implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

3.4. Strategies and actions are incorporated into the environmental management system.

3.5. All stakeholders are informed of strategies and actions, expected outcomes, issues, expected costs and time lines.

3.6. Where necessary the selected strategies and actions are marketed to stakeholders.

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Qualifications and Skillsets

LGALAND501A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LGA50508 - Diploma of Local Government (Planning)
  • LGA50304 - Diploma of Local Government (Land Management)