CONTENTS
Introduction 4
Assessment Task 1: Knowledge questions 5
Assessment Task 1: Checklist 13
Assessment Task 2: Project Portfolio 14
Assessment Task 2: Checklist 18
Final results record 21

INTRODUCTION
Welcome to the Student Assessment Tasks for RIICWD512E Prepare detailed design of motorways and interchanges. These tasks have been designed to help you demonstrate the skills and knowledge that you have learnt during your course.
Please ensure that you read the instructions provided with these tasks carefully. You should also follow the advice provided in the Civil Construction Works Student User Guide. The Student User Guide provides important information for you relating to completing assessment successfully.
ASSESSMENT FOR THIS UNIT
For you to be assessed as competent, you must successfully complete two assessment tasks:
• Assessment Task 1: Knowledge questions – You must answer all questions correctly.
• Assessment Task 2: Project – You must work through a range of activities and complete a Project Portfolio.

ASSESSMENT TASK 1: KNOWLEDGE QUESTIONS
INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS
Knowledge questions are designed to help you demonstrate the knowledge which you have acquired during the learning phase of this unit. Ensure that you:
• review the advice to students regarding answering knowledge questions in the Civil Construction Works Student User Guide
• comply with the due date for assessment which your assessor will provide
• adhere with your RTO’s submission guidelines
• answer all questions completely and correctly
• submit work which is original and, where necessary, properly referenced
• submit a completed cover sheet with your work
• avoid sharing your answers with other students.
ASSESSMENT INFORMATION
Information about how you should complete this assessment can be found in Appendix A of the Civil Construction Works Student User Guide. Refer to the appendix for information on:
• where this task should be completed
• the maximum time allowed for completing this assessment task
• whether or not this task is open-book.
Note: You must complete and submit an assessment cover sheet with your work. A template is provided in Appendix C of the Student User Guide. However, if your RTO has provided you with an assessment cover sheet, please ensure that you use that.

QUESTIONS
Provide answers to all of the questions below:
1. Complete the following table about legislation that you need to know about in relation to completing detailed designs of motorways and interchanges.
List two different legislation relevant to detailed designs of motorways and interchanges Identify the purpose of legislation Outline how the legislation applies to detailed designs of motorways and interchanges – give one example
2. Complete the following table about Standards/Technical Specifications that you need to know about in relation detailed designs of motorways and interchanges.
List two different Standards/Technical Specification relevant to detailed designs of motorways and interchanges Identify the purpose of the Standard/Technical Specification Outline how the Standard/Technical Specification applies to detailed designs of motorways and interchanges – give one example
3. Complete the following table regarding the purpose of policies and procedures and general documentation in relation to preparing a detailed design of motorways and interchanges.
Policies and procedures/documentation How the policy and procedure or documentation informs or contributes to a detailed design of motorways and interchanges
Cultural and heritage management
Design brief
Environmental management plan
Geotechnical management plan
Hydrological and meteorological management plan
Performance reviews
Quality management
Risk assessment and management
Surveys
System close outs (project closure)
Work health and safety
Documentation management (and to ensure all workplace recording and reporting occurs)
4. Complete the following table identifying two materials that can be used in a motorways and interchanges project and two characteristics/technical capabilities and two limitations of the material you have chosen.
Material type Characteristics/technical capabilities (2) Limitations (2)
5. Choose a type of CAD software that you may use to complete a detailed design of motorways and interchanges. Complete the following table identifying two types of CAD software and two characteristics and two limitations of the software.
CAD Software Characteristics (2) Limitations (2)
6. Explain the use of safe work method statements (SWMS) and outline the purpose of a safe work method statement.
7. Assume that you have been asked to prepare a detailed design of motorways and interchanges. List two techniques that you could use to identify and evaluate design options.
8. Complete the table regarding completing calculations as part of data analysis.
Calculation type Give an example of how this calculation type can be use in motorways and interchanges data analysis
Areas
Volumes
Densities
Mass
Percentages
Grades
Capacity requirements
Geometric design
9. Explain how road user behaviour impacts on road capacity.
10. Explain two methods for conducting project cost estimating and at least one advantage and disadvantage of each.
11. List five components that should be included in a detailed design plan for motorways and interchanges.
12. Outline the concept of a self-evaluation, including one advantage and one disadvantage of this method.
13. Outline two performance review techniques.
14. List two types of software/technology that could be used to present a detailed design plan for motorways and interchanges.
15. List three characteristics of effective working relationships.

ASSESSMENT TASK 2: PROJECT PORTFOLIO
INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS
In this task, you are required to demonstrate your skills and knowledge by working through a number of activities and completing and submitting a Project Portfolio.
You will need access to:
• a suitable place to complete activities that replicates a business environment including a meeting space and computer and internet access
• your learning resources and other information for reference
• Project Portfolio template
• Detailed Design of Motorways and Interchanges Plan Template.
Ensure that you:
• review the advice to students regarding responding to written tasks in the Civil Construction Works Student User Guide
• comply with the due date for assessment which your assessor will provide
• adhere with your RTO’s submission guidelines
• answer all questions completely and correctly
• submit work which is original and, where necessary, properly referenced
• submit a completed cover sheet with your work
• avoid sharing your answers with other students.
ASSESSMENT INFORMATION
Information about how you should complete this assessment can be found in Appendix A of the Civil Construction Works Student User Guide. Refer to the appendix for information on:
• where this task should be completed
• how your assessment should be submitted.
Note: You must complete and submit an assessment cover sheet with your work. A template is provided in Appendix B of the Student User Guide. However, if your RTO has provided you with an assessment cover sheet, please ensure that you use that.
ACTIVITIES
Complete the following activities:
1. Carefully read the following.
This assessment task requires you to prepare detailed designs of motorways and interchanges on two occasions. If you are completing this in your RTO, this will be as per the project information provided to you by your assessor. If you are completing this based on a workplace, this will be for two projects of your choice.
Vocational education and training is all about gaining and developing practical skills that are industry relevant and that can help you to succeed in your chosen career. For this reason, basing your project on real relationships with classmates or work colleagues will mean that you are applying your knowledge and skills in a relevant, practical and meaningful way!
You will be collecting evidence for this unit in a Project Portfolio. The steps you need to take are outlined below. Before you begin, complete page 4 of your Project Portfolio.
2. Preparation.
You are required to plan for and prepare to conduct two detailed designs of motorways and interchanges. This involves:
• Accessing the requirements for the work, including all relevant documentation and legislation and policies and procedures.
• Interpreting the requirements for each design based on a review of requirements and documentation.
• Preparing design plans, including a risk assessment.
Complete Section 1 of your Project Portfolio. The Project Portfolio includes separate sections for you to document your work in relation to Project 1 and Project 2. You will also use the template Detailed design of motorways and interchanges Plan template.
3. Detailed design.
You are required to carry out the detailed design for both motorways and interchanges projects. This involves:
• Interpreting and analysing data as relevant to each project.
• Assessing design options.
• Develop a detailed design for each project as per the job requirements and your design plan.
Work on Section 2 of your Project Portfolio. The Project Portfolio includes separate sections for you to document your work in relation to Project 1 and Project 2.
When you have completed the steps above, you are to present your work in the next activity.
This means developing a presentation about the designs you have prepared to your team (your assessor and fellow students). Remember that you will be presenting the designs for both projects.
The purpose of your presentation will be to:
• Present the work you have completed for review by your team.
• Provide an update on the progress of the work, ensuring you advise your team of the next steps for the project.
• Provide clarification and advice to assist with the implementation of each design.
• Obtain approval for your work.
Prepare your presentation in a format of your choice such as PowerPoint. Use graphical representation techniques so that the information can be easily understood.
Your presentation will be for approximately 15 minutes and your assessor will advise you of the date and time.
Please note that at the presentation you will need to show that you present information using terminology as relevant to motorways and interchanges design and using listening and questioning techniques so make sure you prepare for this as part of your presentation preparation.
4. Presentation.
You are now required to present your work to your team as per the above instructions.
During your presentation, your assessor will be looking to see that you have reviewed the designs of each motorways and interchanges with the team, provided an update on progress and obtained approval for your designs.
Your assessor will also confirm that you use terminology as relevant to motorways and interchanges design and listening and questioning techniques.
5. Finalise motorways and interchanges design process.
You are required to finalise the motorways and interchanges design process. This involves:
• Reviewing your performance in relation to each of the motorways and interchanges design process you have completed.
• Filing all documentation developed in logical files.
Complete Section 3 of your Project Portfolio. The Project Portfolio includes separate sections for you to document your work in relation to Project 1 and Project 2.
6. Submit your completed Project Portfolio.
Make sure you have completed all sections of your Project Portfolio, answered all questions, provided enough detail as indicated and proofread for spelling and grammar as necessary.
Submit to your assessor for marking.

Complete the following table about legislation that you need to know about in relation to completing detailed designs of motorways and interchanges.
Legislation Purpose of Legislation Example of how the Legislation applies to detailed designs of motorways and interchanges
Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) Protects the environment and biodiversity in Australia by regulating activities that are likely to have significant impact on matters of national environmental significance Prior to commencing the detailed design process, an environmental impact assessment must be undertaken to ensure that the design complies with the requirements of the EPBC Act.
Road Management Act 2004 (Victoria) Regulates the management, use, and control of roads in Victoria The Road Management Act 2004 (Victoria) requires the road management authority to ensure that the design and construction of roads, including motorways and interchanges, are carried out in accordance with the Act’s standards and guidelines.
Complete the following table about Standards/Technical Specifications that you need to know about in relation detailed designs of motorways and interchanges.
Standard/Technical Specification Purpose of the Standard/Technical Specification Example of how the Standard/Technical Specification applies to detailed designs of motorways and interchanges
Austroads Guide to Road Design Provides guidance and information on the design of roads, including motorways and interchanges, in Australia and New Zealand The Austroads Guide to Road Design sets out the design parameters for motorways and interchanges, including geometric design and safety standards.
Australian Standard AS 5100:2017 Bridge Design Provides technical guidance on the design of bridges, including those in motorways and interchanges The Australian Standard AS 5100:2017 Bridge Design specifies the design parameters for bridges, including those in motorways and interchanges. This includes load capacity, structural design, and safety standards.
Complete the following table regarding the purpose of policies and procedures and general documentation in relation to preparing a detailed design of motorways and interchanges.
Policies and procedures/documentation How the policy and procedure or documentation informs or contributes to a detailed design of motorways and interchanges
Cultural and heritage management Ensures that the design and construction of motorways and interchanges does not impact significant cultural or heritage sites.
Design brief Provides a clear understanding of the design requirements and objectives of the project.
Environmental management plan Identifies potential environmental impacts of the project and provides strategies to mitigate those impacts.
Geotechnical management plan Identifies the ground conditions and geological hazards along the alignment of the motorways and interchanges and provides strategies to mitigate the risks.
Hydrological and meteorological management plan Identifies potential water-related risks and provides strategies to mitigate those risks.
Performance reviews Evaluates the design and construction process and identifies areas for improvement.
Quality management Ensures that the design and construction of motorways and interchanges meets the required standards and specifications.
Risk assessment and management Identifies potential risks and provides strategies to manage those risks throughout the design and construction process.
Surveys Provides accurate and detailed information about the site and surrounding areas to inform the design process.
System close outs (project closure) Documents the final outcomes of the project, including any changes made during the design and construction process.
Work health and safety Identifies potential hazards and risks associated with the design and construction process and provides strategies to manage those risks to ensure the health and safety of workers and the public.
Documentation management (and to ensure all workplace recording and reporting occurs) Ensures

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