Undertake assessments of domestic scale building applications

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 LGAPLEM401B, 'Undertake assessments of domestic scale building applications'.
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 Conduct pre-application meeting with potential/ prospective applicants

1.1 Arrangements are made for the meeting.

1.2 Potential/prospective applicants are informed of the timing, purpose and format of the meeting.

1.3 Pre-application meeting is conducted in accordance with legal and organisational requirements.

1.4 Information is collected and documented in accordance with organisational policies and procedures.

1.5 Applicants' rights and responsibilities are explained and observed in accordance with organisational policy.

2 Undertake initial assessment of compliance with building controls and council requirements

2.1 Site is inspected to ascertain site conditions and compliance with principles of neighbourhood design.

2.2 Adjoining property owners are notified of application and protection of adjoining properties is assessed.

2.3 Documentation is assessed for compliance with statutory regulations .

2.4 Specialist technical advice is obtained where required to protect owner and council interests.

2.5 Additional information or revised drawings are sought where necessary.

2.6 Technical reports and referral authority requirements are examined and assessed to determine impact on performance and compatibility requirements.

3 Refer applications to relevant authorities for comment and approval

3.1 A recommendation to refuse or consent to conditions is proposed for the consideration of relevant authorities .

3.2 Relevant copies of application and documentation are forwarded to relevant authorities within prescribed time frames.

3.3 Decision by relevant authorities is accurately recorded and required return date is noted.

4 Notify applicant of decision

4.1 Building approval documentation is prepared as appropriate within council and statutory requirements.

4.2 Conditions of approval are clearly stated on documents to avoid misinterpretation.

4.3 All actions are recorded accurately according to council procedures.

4.4 Decision is communicated to applicant promptly.

5 Represent the council at appeals as required

5.1 Full and detailed evidence is collected and collated to ensure all aspects are covered.

5.2 Specialist advice is obtained where required to ensure technical advice supports the council or authority's position.

5.3 A submission is prepared that supports and protects council position and interests.

5.4 Submission is presented at appeals hearings.

5.5 A clear report on the outcomes is prepared for council.