Plan and manage infrastructure requirements

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 AHCAGB502, 'Plan and manage infrastructure requirements'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Plan and manage infrastructure requirements' 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

Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Determine infrastructure requirements

1.1 Access information regarding the characteristics of the products and their respective market requirements

1.2 Confirm characteristics of the land under production and the production processes to be used from colleagues and other planning processes

1.3 Identify and access data from organisational records for input to infrastructure planning processes

1.4 Collect and use information regarding other organisational planning processes and potential for improvements or innovations collected to inform the infrastructure planning process

1.5 Identify and compare the infrastructure required to efficiently achieve the targeted production requirements with those existing and available in the organisation

1.6 Identify work health and safety hazards, assess risks and incorporate suitable controls into the planning process

1.7 Plan and budget for replacements, purchases and sales of plant and vehicles

1.8 Use details regarding infrastructure requirements as input to other organisational planning processes

2. Obtain, prepare or build infrastructure

2.1 Identify solutions to bridging the gaps between required and existing infrastructure

2.2 Determine preferred solution to filling gaps in required infrastructure from a cost benefit analysis

2.3 Undertake negotiations to obtain infrastructure or componentry at the best rate for the organisation

2.4 Organise preparation work required for existing infrastructure and undertaken as necessary

2.5 Plan and commission works required

2.6 Ensure all alterations to infrastructure or new developments give due consideration to environmental and waste management requirements

3. Manage infrastructure

3.1 Determine infrastructure maintenance programs including scheduling and responsibilities

3.2 Undertake replacements, purchases and sales of infrastructure according to plans made

3.3 Ensure any reallocations of land required are undertaken with the planning and consultation required by the organisation and within all relevant guidelines and regulations

3.4 Manage situations that require unplanned maintenance within organisation guidelines and policy

3.5 Make checks to ensure that program specifications are adhered to and amendments are made where necessary

3.6 Make checks to ensure that all work health and safety requirements are adhered to including the appropriate use of personal protective equipment

3.7 Make checks to ensure that potential detrimental environmental impacts are minimised or eliminated

4. Record and manage information

4.1 Analyse data, observations and documentation recorded during the production cycle against the plan

4.2 Prepare recommendations for future plans based on the analysis of the data

4.3 Prepare a report that documents the plan’s implementation

4.4 Create, maintain and keep records and documentation as described in the business plan

4.5 Complete records and documentation clearly and accurately throughout production in the organisation

4.6 Ensure relevant records are available, accessible, meaningful and useful