Prepare civil works cost estimate

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 RIICWM503D, 'Prepare civil works cost estimate'.
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. Plan to prepare civil works cost estimates

1.1 Access, interpret and apply civil works cost estimate documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

1.2 Obtain, read, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements

1.3 Identify and address potential risks, hazards and environmental issues, and implement control measures

1.4 Review and confirm the draft works program that details the tasks or activities to be undertaken

1.5 Confirm agreement on the draft works program

2. Confirm bills of quantities

2.1 Review and confirm the on-site labour bill of quantities

2.2 Review and confirm the materials bill of quantities

2.3 Review and confirm the sub-contractor services bill of quantities

3. Confirm the schedule of rates

3.1 Review and confirm the on-site labour schedule of rates

3.2 Review and confirm the sub-contractor schedule of rates

4. Develop and gain agreement on the estimated cost of the civil works project

4.1 Apply the appropriate confirmed schedule of rates to the confirmed bill of quantities and estimate the civil works project cost

4.2 Gain approval of the civil works cost estimate

4.3 Complete and submit the documentation of the civil works cost estimate

5. Support and review the application of the cost estimate

5.1 Provide clarification and advice to those applying the cost estimate

5.2 Review the application of the cost estimate and recommend improvements to the civil works cost estimate preparation processes