Contribute to enclosure and exhibit design or renovation projects

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 ACMCAN501A, 'Contribute to enclosure and exhibit design or renovation projects'.
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. Researchenclosure or exhibit needs

1.1. Exhibit purpose is established.

1.2. Animal needs are researched.

1.3. Climate, landscape and other environmental conditions on site are reviewed.

1.4. Public access and safety requirements are researched.

1.5. Staff and animal security issues are identified.

2. Review exhibit options

2.1. Current relevant exhibit performance is critically evaluated in relation to occupational health and safety (OHS), animal welfare requirements, regulatory and facility policies and procedures.

2.2. Features of other exhibits are evaluated for relevance to current project.

2.3. Exhibit longevity, wear and tear potential are estimated based on experience and research of specific animal behaviour and needs.

2.4. Exhibit design features are prioritised from animal welfare and staff safety perspective.

2.5. Impact of building and construction works on other exhibits is evaluated.

3. Present findings to project team

3.1. Concept findings are confirmed in consultation with other staff or experts.

3.2. Contributions are made to prepare images that illustrate design features and needs for report.

3.3. Relevant references or support are identified for exhibit needs justification.

3.4. Issues relating to potential construction impact on workplace operation from keepers perspective are itemised and justified.

3.5. Report is prepared and presented to project team and/or management.

4. Contribute to project planning and implementation

4.1. Concept briefs are prepared, in consultation with others, and presented to project team and/or management as required.

4.2. Contributions are made to project management plan and implementation strategies development.

4.3. Issues that compromise animal welfare, staff, contractor and public safety are raised with project team throughout the project planning and implementation stages as they arise.

Qualifications and Skillsets

ACMCAN501A appears in the following qualifications:

  • ACM40210 - Certificate IV in Captive Animals