Undertake stump removal

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 AHCARB206A, 'Undertake stump removal'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Undertake stump removal' 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



1. Prepare for stump removal operations

1.1. Site location and details regarding the removal of stumps is collected and interpreted.

1.2. All underground services are located according to supply authorities' guidelines.

1.3. Tools and equipment are selected according to supervisor's instructions and manufacturer's guidelines.

1.4. Site and work zone hazards are identified and recorded, risk level established, and controls checked against the safety plan or safe work method statement.

1.5. Suitable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is selected, used and maintained such as safety glasses for eye protection.

2. Undertake removal operations

2.1. Pre-operational and safety checks are carried out on stump removing tools and equipment, according to documented guidelines.

2.2. Tools and equipment appropriate to the task being undertaken are used according to documented Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements and to manufacturer's specifications.

2.3. Stump is removed to agreed depth and spread without damage to underground services and surrounding areas.

2.4. Stump hole is back-filled and consolidated to original ground level according to enterprise policy.

3. Complete stump removal operation

3.1. Waste material is collected and disposed of and/or recycled in a manner that causes minimal damage to the environment.

3.2. Tools and equipment are cleaned, maintained and stored according to manufacturer's specifications and enterprise guidelines.

3.3. A clean and safe work area is maintained throughout and upon completion of work according to enterprise Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

3.4. Relevant records are maintained according to enterprise guidelines.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCARB206A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC20410 - Certificate II in Horticulture
  • AHC20510 - Certificate II in Arboriculture