Develop climate risk management strategies

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 AHCAGB501A, 'Develop climate risk management strategies'.
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. Survey climate and enterprise data

1.1. Historical climate data is obtained and interpreted from a range of sources.

1.2. Weather and climate risk factors are identified.

1.3. Information on normal and significant climate events and their impact on natural and rural systems are collected.

1.4. Current and historical property and enterprise situation is detailed according to enterprise guidelines.

1.5. Short and long term enterprise goals are reviewed.

1.6. Climate and enterprise data is sourced, presented and updated according to enterprise requirements.

2. Climate risks and opportunities are identified and analysed

2.1. Forecasted chances of seasonal climate are analysed.

2.2. Climate risks and opportunities are identified.

2.3. Impact on production of different weather and climate risk factors are determined according to enterprise requirements.

2.4. Qualitative and quantitative risk and opportunity factors are identified and developed.

2.5. Importance of climate variability and significant climate events is evaluated.

2.6. Tactics to address a range of different climate variability risks and opportunities are outlined according to enterprise requirements.

2.7. Contingency options for enterprises and the business are identified.

3. Prepare climate risk management strategies

3.1. Climate variability and seasonal climate forecasts are analysed.

3.2. Insurance and other options are addressed in strategies.

3.3. Major climate risk factors are addressed in strategies.

3.4. Financial outcomes for all strategies are prepared according to enterprise guidelines.

3.5. Impacts on the environment, property value and equity are predicted for the preferred strategies.

3.6. Preferred production, enterprise or alternative strategies are reviewed, and options selected according to enterprise requirements.

3.7. A planned strategy to cope with variable climate and climate risk management is presented in a format according to enterprise guidelines.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCAGB501A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC50110 - Diploma of Agriculture
  • AHC60310 - Advanced Diploma of Agribusiness Management
  • AHC60110 - Advanced Diploma of Agriculture
  • AHC51410 - Diploma of Agribusiness Management
  • AHC60210 - Advanced Diploma of Horticulture