Investigate tenure and land use history

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 PSPLND001, 'Investigate tenure and land use history'.
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



Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Identify land

1.1 Obtain sufficient details to identify the map, plan or aerial photo containing the area of land.

1.2 Locate the area of land on the map, plan and aerial photo using the information gathered.

2. Read plans and/or maps

2.1 Establish the purpose of the plan and/or map.

2.2 Identify the type of information that can be obtained from the different types of plans and/or maps.

2.3 Obtain information from the plan and/or map to suit the intended purpose.

3. Search public land records

3.1 Establish the purpose for the investigation of tenure and/or land use history to determine the level of detail required.

3.2 Access and search electronic data sources.

3.3 Identify key repositories and access data sources and historic records to obtain information relating to the identified land.

3.4 Conduct consultations when necessary to identify and/or corroborate tenure and/or land use information.

3.5 Source and analyse all available land records related to the area and compile evidence in accordance with the purpose of the investigation.

4. Interpret information

4.1 Interpret legislation relevant to the jurisdiction.

4.2 Interpret information in tenure related and land use documentation.

4.3 Obtain expert assistance for interpretation as required.

4.4 Identify and analyse evidence of past and present tenure and/or land use.

5. Record investigation findings

5.1 Compile chronology of tenure and/or land use history with sufficient detail to meet the investigations purpose.

5.2 Record history to suit the intended purpose and audience.

5.3 Present findings.

6. Organise plans/diagrams

6.1 Establish the purpose of the plan or diagram.

6.2 Access and obtain the information and resources required to arrange for the diagram or plan.

6.3 Check the diagram or plan to see that it suits the intended purpose.