Manage civil plant and resources

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 LGAWORK403A, 'Manage civil plant and resources'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Manage civil plant and resources' 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 Manage job for civil construction

1.1 Job is planned in accordance with drawings and specifications to enable completion on budget and within allocated time.

1.2 Operations identified are consistent with the job plan, work activities are integrated and priorities are established consistent with enterprise policies.

2 Select appropriate plant and equipment

2.1 Plant cycles of operation to undertake specific tasks are calculated.

2.2 Plant is selected in relation to its cycle of operation in a primary, secondary or static role.

2.3 Selection of plant and equipment is consistent with work plans, schedules and requirements of the task.

2.4 Availability of existing internal resources is identified.

2.5 Type and availability of external resources are assessed against the demands of the project.

3 Supervise and organise operation of plant and equipment

3.1 Selected plant and equipment are monitored on a regular basis to ensure maximum output is achieved.

3.2 Regular planned meetings are held between plant supervisors and works personnel to ensure plant operations are carried out with maximum efficiency.

3.3 Plant and equipment are organised to meet scheduled requirements.

3.4 Testing of works in progress is carried out to ensure selected plant and equipment are achieving specified standards in an efficient manner.

3.5 Consistent and accurate records of plant and equipment operation and use are recorded and maintained.

3.6 Progressive checks are conducted to ensure both routine and periodic plant and equipment maintenance is being carried out.

4 Maintain records

4.1 Records are kept in accordance with council requirements.

4.2 Details are recorded clearly, accurately and legibly.

4.3 Records are secured, made accessible and kept up to date.

Qualifications and Skillsets

LGAWORK403A appears in the following qualifications:

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