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Elements and Performance Criteria

  1. Carry out preliminary planning activities for restoration works
  2. Determine requirements of restoration works
  3. Prepare and document the restoration plan and specifications

Range Statement

Performance Evidence

The candidate must be assessed on their ability to integrate and apply the performance requirements of this unit in a workplace setting.

The candidate must provide evidence that they can:

determine requirements of the restoration work

consult with clients

select restoration procedures that are consistent with the agreed concept plan, appropriate to the site and account for historical and cultural values, available resources and relevant environmental factors

calculate the cost and spatial and logistical requirements of components of the restoration works

comply with legislative requirements

research and evaluate information

prepare and document the restoration plan and specifications

prepare a site plan that can be understood by on-site personnel

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

principles and practices of park and garden restoration

construction procedures, plant selection and cultural practices for historically or culturally significant parks and gardens

growth habits and cultural requirements of specific plants under a range of soil and environmental conditions

historic parks and gardens management principles and guidelines

legislation and regulations relating to heritage sites and restoration works

maintenance requirements and practices for specific plants prior to and after initial establishment

principles of the Australian Natural Heritage Charter, the Draft Guidelines for the Protection, Management and Use of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage Places and the Burra Charter

role of project briefs and client consultation processes in planning restoration works

site evaluation techniques, including methods of analysing the condition of soils, plants and waterways for restoration activities