Formats and tools
- Unit Description
- Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
- Assessment Tool
- an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
- Assessment Template
- generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
- Assessment Matrix
- a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
- Wiki Markup
- mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
- Evidence Guide
- create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
- Competency Mapping Template
- Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
- Observation Checklist
- create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)
- Self Assessment Survey
- A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
- Moodle Outcomes
- Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
- Registered Training Organisations
- Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver ACMATE302A, 'Carry out institution containment and exclusion procedures'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Carry out institution containment and exclusion procedures' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)
Elements and Performance Criteria
1. Prepare to carry out containment and/or exclusion procedures
1.1. Items requiring decontamination are treated in accordance with institutional policies and procedures.
1.2. Where required, personal and work vehicles are decontaminated before entering a containment or exclusion site.
1.3. Personal decontamination tests and procedures are carried out before entering a containment or exclusion site.
1.4. Contact with potential contaminants is reported in accordance with institutional requirements.
1.5. Hands are washed and gloves are changed before handling animals, feed, plant stock or other products.
1.6. Appropriate clothing, footwear and personal protective equipment are put on before commencing work and 'street clothing' is securely stored away from animals, feed or other products.
2. Carry out site containment and exclusion procedures
2.1. Chemicals and/or medications are handled and stored appropriately.
2.2. Different feed mixes, soils, growing media and/or other products are kept separate and appropriately marked in accordance with institutional procedures.
2.3. Any cases of pest infestation are identified and reported to the supervisor.
2.4. Any breaches of containment and/or exclusion procedures are identified and reported to the supervisor.
2.5. Any occupational health and safety (OHS) hazards are identified and appropriate action is taken in accordance with institutional policies and OHS legislation and codes.
2.6. All waste products are disposed of in accordance with institutional procedures.
2.7. Information relating to work in containment and exclusion sites is recorded as required by institutional procedures.
3. Carry out animal care in a containment and/or exclusion area
3.1. Animal health and wellbeing requirements are provided for in accordance with the institution's standard operating procedures and codes of practice.
3.2. Animal isolation housing areas are maintained in accordance with animal wellbeing and containment and/or exclusion requirements.
3.3. Physical health and behaviour of animals is monitored and recorded in accordance with institutional requirements.
3.4. Regular hygiene, feeding, exercise and enrichment procedures are carried out in accordance with the institution's standard operating procedures.
3.5. Disease or illness treatments are provided when appropriate and as directed by the supervisor.
4. Assist in maintaining site containment and exclusion procedures
4.1. Procedures and protocols for restricted access are followed by and explained to visitors.
4.2. Incoming and outgoing goods are decontaminated in accordance with institutional procedures.
4.3. Any observed breaches of containment and exclusion procedures by visitors are noted and reported to the supervisor.
4.4. Gates and doors are kept locked, where required, in accordance with institutional procedures and supervisor's instructions.
4.5. Where installed, security fencing is maintained in accordance with supervisor's instructions.
4.6. Where appropriate, deliveries to site are checked to ensure that established procedures are followed for vehicle decontamination, unloading, receipt and holding or storage of stock and/or supplies.
5. Respond to site containment and/or exclusion breach or problem
5.1. The specific problem and its location are identified and reported to the supervisor.
5.2. Problems are secured in accordance with institutional procedures.
5.3. Containment and/or exclusion site and location of breach are cleaned and disinfected as required in accordance with the specific nature of the problem and institutional procedures.
5.4. Livestock and plant stock suspected of being exposed to contaminants are isolated and monitored for evidence of contamination in accordance with institutional procedures.
5.5. All contaminated stock and materials are treated and/or disposed of in accordance with institutional procedures.
5.6. Contaminated persons are treated in accordance with institutional procedures.
5.7. Information about the breach or problem is recorded in accordance with institutional procedures.