Implement a tree protection program

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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 AHCARB309, 'Implement a tree protection program'.
Google Links
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Books
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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 the implementation requirements of the tree protection program

1.1 Determine location of above-and-below-ground services

1.2 Undertake a site-specific risk assessment by identifying work health and safety hazards and assessing risk

1.3 Identify trees to be protected, reasons for protection and types of protection methods from the tree protection plan

1.4 Assess and record the environmental impacts of the program

1.5 Identify resources required to implement the program and confirm availability with relevant personnel or suppliers

1.6 Determine, schedule and allocate implementation tasks and make allowances for contingencies

1.7 Discuss information relating to the implementation of the program with appropriate personnel

2. Make site preparations

2.1 Mark the location of protection areas on the site

2.2 Select, prepare, and carry out pre-operational and safety checks, on tools, equipment and machinery

2.3 Select and use personal protective equipment

2.4 Confirm first aid equipment and emergency procedures

2.5 Record and implement work health, safety, site, environmental and traffic control measures

3. Construct protective devices

3.1 Use tools, equipment and materials appropriate to the task

3.2 Construct or assemble tree protection devices with consideration for any needs specific to the species or individual tree

3.3 Install protection devices

3.4 Inspect completed protection devices for viability and take remedial action where necessary

4. Monitor protection program

4.1 Monitor tree health during program

4.2 Take remedial action to maintain tree health

4.3 Check protection devices periodically for their effectiveness

4.4 Report and repair broken, damaged or ineffective components

4.5 Dismantle and remove protection devices

4.6 Clean, maintain and store tools and equipment

4.7 Maintain records