Course Title: Interpret legislation to complete work in the property industry

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4394 Certificate IV in Strata Community Management

Course Title: Interpret legislation to complete work in the property industry

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LAW5743C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Internet

VE 2016

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LAW5743C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Internet

VE 2017 ()

Course Contact: Mimma Luppino

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4979

Course Contact Email: mimma.luppino@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to source and interpret legislation affecting operations in the property industry. It includes identifying and applying statutory interpretation techniques, identifying and tracking changes to relevant property industry legislation and industry codes of conduct, and maintaining appropriate records.

The unit supports the work of professionals in the property industry, including licensed real estate and stock and station agents, strata managers and their authorised representatives, with regard to identifying, interpreting and applying legislation and industry codes of conduct affecting property operations.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit in some States and Territories. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

NIL



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPDSM4009 Interpret legislation to complete work in the property industry

Elements:

1. Identify legal principles and legislative requirements affecting property operations.

2. Interpret legislative requirements affecting property operations.

3. Identify changes to legislation and regulations affecting agency or organisation operations

4. Comply with relevant industry codes

5. Maintain records of legislation and industry codes


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this, course you should be able to:
1. Identify legal principles and legislative requirements affecting property operations.
   1.1 Legal framework in which property organisations operate is identified.
   1.2 Components of statute law and their relationships are identified with respect to their application to practice in the property industry.
   1.3 Source documents for legislation and regulations relating to provision of property services are identified and accessed.
2. Interpret legislative requirements affecting property operations.
   2.1 Structure of property legislation and regulations are identified.
   2.2 Common interpretation problems with property legislation and regulations are identified.
   2.3 Rules and techniques for interpreting property legislation and regulations are identified and applied.
3. Identify changes to legislation and regulations affecting agency or organisation operations.
   3.1 Processes that lead to changes in property legislation and regulations are identified.
   3.2 Source documents for amendment legislation relevant to the provision of agency or organisation services are identified and accessed.
   3.3 Techniques for tracking amendments to property legislation and regulations are identified and applied.
   3.4 Implications of changes to legislative and regulatory requirements are identified and addressed in line with agency or organisation practice.
   3.5 Strategies for identifying amendments to legislation and regulations are implemented.
   3.6 Changes to legislative and regulatory requirements are communicated to appropriate people.
4. Comply with relevant industry.
   4.1 Industry codes of conduct are sourced and accessed.
   4.2 Relationship between industry codes of conduct and legislative requirements are identified.
   4.3 Key principles and responsibilities of industry codes of conduct are interpreted and applied to own work.
   4.4 Commitment to complying with industry codes of conduct is demonstrated through own ethical behaviour.
5. Maintain records of legislation and industry codes.
   5.1 Agency or organisation processes for maintaining records of changes to legislation and industry codes are identified.
Records of changes to legislation and industry codes are maintained.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include but not limited to a variety of methods including written short answers, assignments, online quizzes, interactive tasks and multiple choice questions. You will be asked to demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.