Provide assistance in carrying out building inspections

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 LGAPLEM405C, 'Provide assistance in carrying out building inspections'.
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 building inspections

1.1 Building documentation is reviewed to identify critical aspects of construction requiring inspection.

1.2 Team members and professionals in specialist areas are consulted as required for assistance in planning the building inspection.

1.3 Inspection documentation is prepared to ensure that all required observations are conducted and recorded.

1.4 Building inspection is requested, scheduled and confirmed according to council procedures.

1.5 Equipment required for the building inspection is gathered and checked.

2 Inspect building works during progress and on completion

2.1 On-site works and structures are compared against approval documentation for compliance.

2.2 Consultation with site personnel is undertaken so that technical communications are clear and comprehensive and remedial action is understood.

2.3 Appropriate documentation is completed and forwarded to relevant departments in accordance with council requirements.

3 Report and follow up building inspections

3.1 Inspection reports are prepared according to council requirements and forwarded to relevant authority for consideration.

3.2 Enforcement notices for non-compliance are issued in accordance with statutory requirements and council procedures.

3.3 Inspection outcomes are accurately and promptly recorded on relevant council authority file.

3.4 Work rectified in accordance with non-compliance notification is inspected on request.

3.5 Final inspections are completed and, if appropriate, building certificates issued.