Conduct site inspections to check accuracy of plan and application documentation

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 LGAPLEM413A, 'Conduct site inspections to check accuracy of plan and application documentation'.
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. Review documentation

1.1. Plan and application documentation is examined to identify or confirm details to be checked on site.

1.2. History of site is investigated to identify traditional styles and heritage features of local buildings or landscape.

1.3. Position and capacity of existing infrastructure are researched to determine compatibility with the proposal.

1.4. Contour maps are interpreted to identify drainage, fill and flood issues.

2. Prepare for site inspection

2.1. Team members and professionals in specialist areas are consulted as required for assistance in planning site inspection.

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

2.3. Site inspection is scheduled and confirmed according to council procedures.

2.4. Equipment required for site visit is gathered and checked.

3. Conduct site inspection

3.1. Occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements of site are reviewed and applied.

3.2. Site is inspected with reference to inspection documentation.

3.3. Observations are recorded according to council procedures.

4. Report on site inspection

4.1. Records of site inspection are processed according to council procedures.

4.2. Outcomes of site inspection are reported and communicated according to council procedures.

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Qualifications and Skillsets

LGAPLEM413A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LGA40708 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Planning)