This unit covers preparing a works project plan that is conveyed to relevant stakeholders. 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.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each competency unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of project and work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - organisational capability across a range of physical and human resources; - communicating with public, other authorities and council staff; - estimating resources and capacity, and; - calculating quantities of resources and materials.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - materials technology; - construction technology; - works methods; - state and local government standards; - relevant environmental legislation; - climatic conditions; - supply networks and council procurement policies, and; - road and traffic safety regulations.

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