Release native animals to natural environment

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 ACMCAN308A, 'Release native animals to natural environment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Investigate options for release of native animals

1.1. Habitat of native animals for release is researched and suitable release locations identified and evaluated.

1.2. Risks to released native animals are identified and options to minimise risks evaluated.

1.3. Release strategy is developed and site selected and prepared as required.

1.4. Release site is monitored in consultation with experienced personnel.

2. Prepare for animal release

2.1. Prior to release animals are identified and assessed for readiness to be released.

2.2. Monitoring devices or tactics are evaluated and implemented where appropriate.

2.3. Documentation is completed as required in accordance with legislative requirements and facility policies and procedures.

3. Release and monitor native animals

3.1. Release day is determined according to animal needs.

3.2. Animals are handled safely and humanely and transported to the release site in accordance with occupational health and safety (OHS), animal welfare and facility procedures.

3.3. Release strategies are implemented to address the requirements of particular animals.

3.4. Released animals are monitored, where possible, to ensure successful return to their natural environment.

3.5. Records are updated.