Devise and conduct community consultations

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 LGACOM502B, 'Devise and conduct community consultations'.
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. Devise consultation strategies

1.1. A range of consultation strategies is identified and assessed for suitability.

1.2. Interested and affected parties are identified.

1.3. Resources required to conduct consultation are assessed.

1.4. Consultation strategies are chosen that enable and encourage relevant groups or individuals to be involved.

1.5. Legislative and council requirements are reviewed to ensure strategies meet all criteria.

2. Conduct consultations

2.1. Information is prepared that is clear, accurate and appropriate to the needs of all parties.

2.2. All people involved in conducting the consultations are briefed on the process of consultation and the parties involved.

2.3. Information is presented to affected parties at an appropriate time and place.

2.4. Access and equity requirements are implemented in the consultations.

2.5. Measures to expedite community consultation are taken to ensure consultation occurs within an identified time frame.

2.6. Consultation is undertaken in an orderly manner to ensure all viewpoints are canvassed.

3. Record, analyse and report on results

3.1. Public consultation responses and processes are formatted to enable informed decision making to proceed.

3.2. Appropriate suggestions for improvement are incorporated into design parameters.

3.3. Summaries of responses and adopted amendments are provided to interested parties to ensure public consultation is recognised.

3.4. Other issues raised during consultation are directed to relevant department or person to respond to community concern.

3.5. An accurate report on community consultation that includes recommendations is prepared to enable informed decision making to occur.

3.6. The overall effectiveness of the consultation process is reviewed and evaluated and action is taken where necessary.

Qualifications and Skillsets

LGACOM502B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA51004 - Diploma of Public Safety (Community Safety)
  • LGA40604 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Land Management)
  • LGA50104 - Diploma of Local Government Administration
  • LGA50208 - Diploma of Local Government (Health and Environment)
  • LGA50604 - Diploma of Local Government (Regulatory Services)
  • LGA40504 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Regulatory Services)
  • LGA40404 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works)
  • LGA50404 - Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works)
  • LGA50508 - Diploma of Local Government (Planning)
  • LGA40204 - Certificate IV in Local Government Administration
  • LGA40708 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Planning)
  • LGA60104 - Advanced Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works)
  • LGA50712 - Diploma of Local Government
  • LGA40308 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Health and Environment)
  • LGA40104 - Certificate IV in Local Government
  • LGA50304 - Diploma of Local Government (Land Management)
  • CHC50708 - Diploma of Community Development
  • FPI50105 - Diploma of Forest and Forest Products
  • AHC51210 - Diploma of Community Coordination and Facilitation
  • AHC40910 - Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management
  • SFI50211 - Diploma of Fishing Operations
  • SFI50111 - Diploma of Aquaculture
  • HLT51007 - Diploma of Population Health
  • HLT51107 - Diploma of Indigenous Environmental Health
  • FPI50111 - Diploma of Forest and Forest Products
  • HLT51112 - Diploma of Indigenous Environmental Health
  • HLT51012 - Diploma of Population Health
  • PUA51012 - Diploma of Public Safety (Community Safety)
  • FWP50116 - Diploma of Forest and Forest Products
  • AHC40916 - Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management
  • AHC51216 - Diploma of Community Coordination and Facilitation