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Unit of competency details

LGAWORK401A - Develop works maintenance schedule (Release 2)

Summary

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Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 11/Sep/2012
(View details for release 1) 13/Aug/2009

Qualifications that include this unit

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RII40715 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction SupervisionCertificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision1-3 
RII40720 - Certificate IV in Civil ConstructionCertificate IV in Civil Construction
RII40713 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction SupervisionCertificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision1-3 
LGA40404 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works)Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works)1-2 
RII40613 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction OperationsCertificate IV in Civil Construction Operations1-3 
RII40609 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction OperationsCertificate IV in Civil Construction Operations1-2 
RII40709 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction SupervisionCertificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision
RII40712 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction SupervisionCertificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision1-2 
RII40615 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction OperationsCertificate IV in Civil Construction Operations1-4 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080301 Business Management  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080301 Business Management  02/Jun/2003 
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Modification History

LGAWORK401A Release 2: Layout adjusted.

LGAWORK401A Release 1: Primary release.

Unit Descriptor

This unit covers developing a works maintenance schedule to meet the outcomes of a council asset management program.

Application of the Unit

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent workplace performance in councils of all sizes. Knowledge of the legislation and regulations within which councils must operate is essential. The unique nature of councils, as a tier of government directed by elected members and reflecting the needs of local communities, must be appropriately reflected.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Pre-Requisites

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Information

This unit contains employability skills.

Elements and Performance Criteria Pre-Content

Elements describe the essential outcomes of a Unit of Competency

Performance criteria describe the required performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised  text is used, further information is detailed in the Range Statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the Evidence Guide.

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

1 Prioritise works requirements 

1.1 Work priorities are identified from council works requirements.

1.2 Information from visual inspections and customer  reports or requests is considered in accordance with council procedures.  

2 Prepare works schedule 

2.1 Scope of work is confirmed to enable a preliminary estimate of resources and scheduling.

2.2 A feasibility plan is prepared to complete the work.

2.3 Recently completed works are reviewed to determine preliminary costs of design and construction.

3 Assess works proposals against budget and asset management program 

3.1 Works proposals are assessed against council budget allocation.

3.2 Proposed maintenance works are prioritised and resources are allocated according to demand and the asset management program.

4 Complete documentation 

4.1 Clear, concise reports are prepared and submitted as required.

4.2 An assets  management system is updated in line with council procedures.

Required Skills and Knowledge

This describes the essential skills and knowledge and their level, required for this unit

Required Skills 

  • project management in an engineering, civil construction or maintenance area
  • interpreting plans, maps, charts, databases and specifications
  • analysing data
  • budgeting and life-cycle costing
  • preparing feasibility plans under supervision

Required Knowledge 

  • relevant council policies and procedures
  • relevant environmental legislation, policies and procedures
  • range of services required and availability
  • council's assets network
  • maintenance history of assets
  • research and scope of works project
  • other relevant council priorities

Evidence Guide

Overview of assessment requirements 

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit will be able to perform the outcomes described in the Elements to the required performance level detailed in the Performance Criteria. The knowledge and skill requirements described in the Range Statement must also be demonstrated. For example, knowledge of the legislative framework and safe work practices that underpin the performance of the unit must be demonstrated.

Critical aspects of evidence to be considered 

Assets register is used effectively.

Council budget and planning estimate processes are adhered to.

Information is presented clearly and concisely along with recommendations.

Effective communication strategies for use with council personnel and council customers are developed and implemented.

Context of assessment 

May be assessed through:

  • on the job
  • simulated workplace environment
  • written assignment
  • short-answer test
  • oral questioning
  • observation
  • or any combination of the above

Relationship to other units  (prerequisite or co-requisite units )

To enable holistic assessment this unit may be assessed with other units that form part of the job role.

Method of assessment 

The following assessment methods are suggested:

  • observation of the learner performing a range of workplace tasks over sufficient time to demonstrate handling of a range of contingencies
  • written and/or oral questioning to assess knowledge and understanding
  • completion of workplace documentation
  • third-party reports from experienced practitioners
  • completion of self-paced learning materials including personal reflection and feedback from trainer, coach or supervisor

Evidence required for demonstration of consistent performance 

Evidence will need to be gathered over time across a range of variables.

Resource implications 

In accordance with a range of variable requirements.

Range Statement

The Range Statement relates to the Unit of Competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance. Bold italicised  wording in the Performance Criteria is detailed below.

Customers  may include:

  • residents
  • rate payers
  • businesses
  • elected members
  • other personnel

Council procedures  may include:

  • assets management system
  • customer requests
  • work plans
  • budget and planning estimates

Assets  may include:

  • as determined by the council assets register

Unit Sector(s)

Operational Works