Course Title: Facilitate operation of owners committee

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4394 Certificate IV in Strata Community Management

Course Title: Facilitate operation of owners committee

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science


VE 2017 (SCM1)

Course Contact: Mimma Luppino

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4979

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Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to facilitate the effective operation of owners committees in strata communities. It includes establishing the legislative and governance requirements for owners committees, facilitating the establishment of owners committees, and supporting owners committees in managing strata communities.

The unit supports the work of those involved in forming and supporting the ongoing function of owners committees. It applies to strata managers.

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


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPDSM4087 Facilitate operation of owners committee


1. Establish legislative and governance requirements of owner committee

2. Facilitate establishment of owners committee

3. Support owners committee to manage strata communities

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this, course you should be able to:
1. Establish legislative and governance requirements of owners committee.
   1.1 Legislative requirements governing establishment, appointment, operation and removal of owners committee are researched and identified.
   1.2 Duties and good governance principles for committee are researched and identified.
2. Facilitate establishment of owners committee
   2.1 Support is provided to strata community to appoint and/or remove members of owners committee in line with legislative requirements.
   2.2 Support is provided to strata community to implement procedures governing operation of committee.
   2.3 Relationship between owners committee and strata manager is identified, documented in strata community management agreement, and communicated to strata community.
   2.4 Procedures for delegating duties, powers and functions of owners committee are identified and resolved by strata community.
   2.5 Appointment of owners committee is confirmed by strata community.
   2.6 Roles and responsibilities of owners committee are identified, documented and communicated to committee members.
3. Support owners committee to manage strata communities.
   3.1 Owners’ committee is supported in establishing procedures for overseeing the management and governance of the strata community in line with the strata community management agreement.
   3.2 Fiduciary duties of owners committee is clarified and accepted by the committee.
   3.3 Meeting and voting legislated obligations, as well as best practice protocols, are developed and documented with and for owners committee.
   3.4 Support is provided to owners committee members to take management responsibility for the strata community and to assist each other in undertaking required roles and responsibilities.
   3.5 Owners’ committee is assisted on an ongoing basis to ensure that legal, administrative and maintenance requirements of the strata community are monitored and met.
   3.6 Owners’ committee is given support to identify and resolve problems associated with managing the strata community.
   3.7 Professional advice is sourced and communicated to owners committee to inform decision making as required.
   3.8 Owners’ committee is given support to create reporting to annual general meeting.
   3.9 Professional and ethical relationships, based on trust and open communication, are fostered between strata managers and owners committee.
   3.10 Communication and team building strategies are applied to develop commitment and cooperation between members of owners committee.


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.