Prepare for operational works

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 LGAWORK402A, 'Prepare for operational works'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Prepare for operational works' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1 Prepare a plan to undertake works

1.1 Plans for works tasks are developed within allocated budgets, council policy, relevant management plans and in compliance with relevant structural design standards.

1.2 Plans are communicated to, and understood by, persons responsible for carrying out the works.

1.3 Accurate quantities of resources and materials are assessed to meet the project needs.

1.4 Areas for amenities and/or storage of tools, equipment and materials are identified.

1.5 Works are planned within occupational health and safety requirements.

1.6 Liaison with relevant agencies and authorities is undertaken to identify the location of potential hazards.

2 Assess current conditions and traffic volume

2.1 Relevant authorities and persons affected by the work are informed of traffic control and other necessary measures.

2.2 Traffic control devices and signals are selected in accordance with regulations and standard practice.

2.3 Appropriate traffic control equipment is selected according to the conditions that apply.

3 Inform the general public and relevant authorities

3.1 Instructions and requests to the public and authorities are transmitted concisely and in accordance with council's operating procedures.

3.2 Public enquiries are responded to in accordance with council procedures .

3.3 Information relating to incidents or accidents is reported and recorded clearly and accurately in accordance with council and legal requirements.

4 Procure and confirm required materials and equipment

4.1 Availability of specified resources and materials or alternatives is confirmed.

4.2 Resources and materials are procured in accordance with council policies and procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

LGAWORK402A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LGA40404 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works)