Administer cost centre's financial resources

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 PUAFIR505B, 'Administer cost centre's financial resources'.
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. Prepare capital and recurrent budget estimates

1.1 Capital and recurrent budget estimate is prepared to ensure that the necessary funds to operate a cost centre for its budgetary period are accurately determined.

1.2 Budget details and supporting evidence are prepared and submitted in accordance with organisational requirements.

1.3 Budget review process is participated in to comply with organisational priorities.

2. Administer financial budget

2.1 Budget is administered according to financial policies to ensure effective resource usage.

2.2 Financial information is regularly analysed and reported on and actions are taken to achieve planned outcomes.

2.3 Expenditure is monitored and evaluated on a regular basis.

3. Manage forward planning activities

3.1 Short- and long-term resource availability in relation to forward planning for staffing, plant, equipment and appliances is continuously monitored.

3.2 Comprehensive planning processes for activities and projects are adhered to.

3.3 Plans are regularly updated to incorporate changing circumstances.

3.4 Expenditure on new projects and initiatives is proposed, justified and negotiated.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PUAFIR505B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA50501 - Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management)
  • PUA60513 - Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management)
  • PUA50513 - Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management)