Apply water industry legislation, codes and standards

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 NWP702A, 'Apply water industry legislation, codes and standards'.
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



1Access and interpret relevant code and standard requirements.

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

1.2 Review industry codes and standards relevant to performance of specific job role and analyse their application.

1.3 Review and critically evaluate current processes for monitoring performance against legislation, codes and standards.

2Manage compliance and reporting functions.

2.1 Review organisational standards and processes for reporting compliance with legislative requirements.

2.2 Identify, document and apply opportunities for improvement of reporting processes.

2.3 Collect and collate data to support preparation of required reports and compliance information and review data for completeness and accuracy.

2.4 Complete reporting processes according to organisational standards and legislative requirements.

2.5 Monitor and report costs and resource implications of operating compliance and reporting functions.

3Communicate compliance and reporting information to team members.

3.1 Communicate policies, plans and processes required to ensure proper application of legislation, codes and standards underpinning operation of division or team.

3.2 Review and put in place steps to monitor compliance and reporting functions.

3.3 Take corrective action to meet identified areas of non-compliance, communicate to team members and report according to legislative and organisational requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

NWP702A appears in the following qualifications:

  • NWP70107 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Water Industry Leadership