Prepare detailed works project 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 LGAWORK502A, 'Prepare detailed works project 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 Prepare design program

1.1 Design elements are listed to determine the scope and purpose of the design.

1.2 Time constraints and financial limitations are identified.

1.3 Appropriate technical, physical and human resources are assigned to the project.

1.4 Complementary works are identified to enable an efficient design program to be prepared.

2 Undertake design and prepare working drawings

2.1 Available information is reviewed and specifications are identified.

2.2 Design manuals are used to ensure the design complies with all statutory and council requirements .

2.3 Working drawings that comply with the design brief are prepared and recorded.

3 Prepare work specifications

3.1 Complete and detailed works specifications are prepared at a level consistent with council and relevant standards.

3.2 Quality assurance methods are applied to the preparation of works specifications.

3.3 Works specifications are prepared that complement working drawings.

3.4 Works specifications provide detail on methods, standards, materials, products and contractors as applicable.

4 Prepare detailed estimate

4.1 Detail drawings are utilised to prepare an accurate bill of quantities.

4.2 Competitive rates for provision of materials and services are obtained.

4.3 Primary cost items are specified and costed.

4.4 An estimate for contingencies is made within prepared estimates.

4.5 The cost of project support resources is included in detailed estimates.

Qualifications and Skillsets

LGAWORK502A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LGA50404 - Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works)
  • NWP50107 - Diploma of Water Operations