Implement and monitor a property improvement plan

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Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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
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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 AHCAGB401A, 'Implement and monitor a property improvement plan'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Agree on the improvement to be carried out

1.1. Specific improvements for the planning period are discussed with the relevant people and agreements are made.

1.2. Plans are made, and schedules amended, to construct and maintain the improvements in line with property management plans.

1.3. Allocations are made from the available budget for the planned improvements.

2. Arrange the design and layout of the property improvements

2.1. Alternative plans and layouts are assessed and selected based on how appropriate they are for the management plan, and environmental and OHS considerations.

2.2. Plans for the improvements are drawn and dimensions are calculated for the agreed improvements.

3. Order materials for property improvements

3.1. Materials required for the construction of the improvements are calculated from the drawn plans and discussed with relevant colleagues.

3.2. Quotes are obtained from suppliers for the materials and suitable suppliers are selected.

3.3. Orders are placed with the chosen suppliers for the quantities, sizes and types of materials required.

4. Prepare sites for installation

4.1. Sites are inspected, key features noted, and suitable sites are chosen for the planned property improvements.

4.2. All relevant people, including neighbours, are informed of the proposed activities where this is appropriate and/or necessary.

4.3. Selected sites are measured and pegged according to the prepared plans.

4.4. The site is prepared to be ready for construction, and precautions are taken to ensure that potential negative environmental impacts are minimised or eliminated.

4.5. OHS hazards are identified and assessed, and responsible action taken throughout the site preparation activities.

5. Supervise installation and operation of property improvements

5.1. All materials required for each work period are obtained, organised, and on site ready for construction.

5.2. Installation of property improvements is started according to the drawn plans and the prepared schedules.

5.3. All installation works are undertaken in a manner that ensures that potential negative environmental impacts are minimised or eliminated.

5.4. OHS hazards are identified and assessed, and responsible action taken throughout the installation works.

5.5. Communication is maintained between those working at the site and others.

5.6. The installation works are regularly checked to ensure consistency with the drawn plans, and environmental and OHS requirements.

5.7. Any waste material or substances are disposed of in full consideration of environmental implications.

5.8. Where corrective action is required, it is initiated and taken.

6. Carry out and monitor planned maintenance

6.1. Planned maintenance to the improvements is carried out and monitored according to the guidelines and standards of the property.

6.2. Precautions are taken throughout the maintenance works to ensure that potential negative environmental impacts are minimised or eliminated.

6.3. OHS hazards are identified, assessed, monitored and responsible action taken throughout the maintenance works.


Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCAGB401A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC40110 - Certificate IV in Agriculture
  • AHC41010 - Certificate IV in Agribusiness