Course Title: Prepare tender documentation in the property industry

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: MKTG6015C

Course Title: Prepare tender documentation in the property industry

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5298 - Diploma of Property Services (Asset and Facility Management)

Course Contact: Thierry Demathieu

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8359

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Cathryn Kite

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare tender documentation for property or facility management and maintenance operations. It requires the ability to determine property requirements accurately, develop detailed budgets, and prepare documentation according to established tender criteria and conditions. The unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons working in the property industry, including in the real estate, business broking, stock and station agency and property operations and development sectors, in those States and Territories where these are regulated activities.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPPDSM5036A Prepare tender documentation in the property industry


1 Determine tender requirements.


2 Estimate resource requirements.


3 Prepare tender documentation.


1. Determine tender requirements.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Tender brief and other relevant documentation are obtained and analysed to establish tender requirements in consultation with relevant people.
1.2 Viability to comply with tender requirements is assessed against project specifications and organisational operational capacity.
1.3 Risk assessment is conducted on anticipated project outcomes according to organisational and legislative requirements.
1.4 Personal limitations in assessing tender requirements are identified and assistance is sought as required from relevant people.
1.5 Relevant legislative requirements are interpreted and allowed for within parameters of tender requirements.


2. Estimate resource requirements.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Financial, physical and human resource requirements are determined according to tender requirements.
2.2 Organisational rate schedules and conditions are applied to establish costings where appropriate according to organisational requirements.
2.3 Factors that may affect capacity to meet tender requirements are identified through risk analysis and accounted for in resource estimates.
2.4 Information is reviewed to ensure accuracy and a budget is determined to meet assessed tender and resource requirements.


3. Prepare tender documentation.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Business equipment and technology are used to gather and compile relevant information in a suitable format according to organisational requirements.
3.2 Draft tender documentation is prepared that accurately reflects project requirements and complies with specific tender criteria and conditions.
3.3 Draft tender documentation is distributed to relevant people to check that information is accurate and project requirements are clearly addressed.
3.4 Feedback is sought and where appropriate incorporated into tender documentation.
3.5 Final documentation is lodged within designated time lines and a copy securely maintained according to organisational requirements.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Details of Learning Activities

Students will learn through a number of planned activities (face to face classes, workplace/site visits, simulated workplace learning, online learning via blackboard and other forms of structured teaching and learning). Students will be observed and assessed through their planned activities throughout the duration of the course.

Teaching Schedule

Learning sessions and assessment session shall be delivered as part of Theme 4

CPPDSM5036A Prepare tender documentation in the property industry
CPPDSM5024A Implement facilities procurement systems

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

AS 4120

Blackboard resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.

Assessment Tasks

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent.


Weight %

Assessment 1

Written Assessment


Assessment 2

Written Assessment


These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Element / Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment 1

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To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks. 

Assessment Tasks

Blackboard is an on-line resource with the lesson plans for each unit. Within Blackboard are the session lessons plans, assessments, resources and other materials required for completion of each unit of competency. Blackboard Collaborate is an on-line delivery system within Blackboard that may be utilised as a virtual classroom that may be a part of the overall lesson delivery plan.

Project based assessment - There is one project based assessment which is the form of a reports, research, analysis, and other documents that provide evidence of the competency in the unit.

In class observation of student’s work is required to confirm Competency.

Assessment Matrix

Performance Criteria1.

Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:
• Relevant
• Current
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course
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Study and Learning Support:
Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:
• Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
• Maths and science developmental support and advice
• English language development
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Disability Liaison Unit:
If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
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Late Submission:
If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than two working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than seven calendar days (from the original due date), you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than two working days after the official due date.
Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special Consideration:
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Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the university.
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Email Communication:
All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.

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