Contribute to the development of a complex water organisation

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 NWP701A, 'Contribute to the development of a complex water organisation'.
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



1Analyse structure and challenges of the water industry.

1.1 Review and analyse structure, size, diversity and role of the water industry in Australia.

1.2 Review legislative requirements underpinning operations of water organisation and analyse their application.

1.3 Review and analyse major and strategic factors that impinge on organisation's capacity to meet community's current and future water supply needs.

2Analyse structure and service delivery of the organisation.

2.1 Review and analyse organisational structure, plans, services, and service charter of organisation.

2.2 Review and analyse infrastructure and systems used to deliver services.

2.3 Review current and projected performance of organisation and its service delivery against relevant plans and performance indicators.

2.4 Identify, document and communicate relevant opportunities for improvement to service delivery.

3Plan for environmental sustainability.

3.1 Review and assess strategic factors that impinge on development and application of environmentally sustainable practices.

3.2 Review and assess organisation's relevant environmental management policies and objectives.

3.3 Review and audit effectiveness of current environmental processes and practices against organisation's environmental management plans.

3.4 Identify, document and communicate opportunities to improve environmental policies and practices.

4Improve policies, plans and processes.

4.1 Review and analyse policies, plans and processes within own scope of authority.

4.2 Review opportunities to improve policies, plans and processes in consultation with relevant personnel.

4.3 Document and communicate recommendations and outcome of review of policies, plans and processes.

Qualifications and Skillsets

NWP701A appears in the following qualifications:

  • NWP70107 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Water Industry Leadership