Maintain an Aboriginal cultural site

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 AHCASW312A, 'Maintain an Aboriginal cultural site'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Maintain an Aboriginal cultural site' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Assess maintenance work and relevant cultural protocols required

1.1 Appropriate cultural authorities are identified and consulted according to Aboriginal cultural protocols

1.2 Approval is obtained from relevant Traditional Owners and Cultural managers for work to be carried out and for access to cultural place and materials for the specific persons who will conduct work

1.3 Prior assessment of significance incorporated into strategies and plans for area and place are accessed to determine range of required and appropriate actions

1.4 Any prior works not in keeping with significance are identified to determine appropriate maintenance actions

1.5 Information on environmental systems and procedures is collected and provided to the work group where appropriate

1.6 Machinery, tools and equipment and materials to carry out maintenance works are identified along with appropriate techniques and tools

1.7 Type and amount of materials required for maintenance work are estimated and documented

1.8 Traditional Aboriginal repair/maintenance techniques and relevant archaeological practices and procedures are identified for implementation

2. Prepare for maintenance

2.1 Machinery, equipment and materials to carry out maintenance works are organised and pre-maintenance checks are undertaken

2.2 Safety equipment and materials are prepared and assembled according to enterprise workplace health and safety policy

3. Maintain condition of place

3.1 Maintenance work is undertaken and recorded according to Aboriginal cultural protocols and approvals and requirements of work programs

3.2 Continuous improvement strategies are applied to own work area of responsibility, including ideas and possible solutions to communicate to the work group and management

3.3 Team members are supported to identify possible areas for improved practices in work area on Country

3.4 Evidence of deterioration and wear is reported to Traditional Owners, Cultural managers and supervisor

3.5 Site is made good on completion of maintenance works according to Aboriginal cultural protocols, supervisor's instructions and enterprise guidelines

4. Protect cultural place

4.1 Any breach of legislation or enterprise regulations is reported to Traditional Owners, Cultural managers and supervisor

4.2 Protective barriers and signs are maintained according to enterprise procedures and Aboriginal cultural practices

4.3 Workers/contractors are informed to ensure significance of place is maintained in terms of environmental sustainability requirements, no damage to surrounds, fabric or building, and removal of materials, equipment and tools at the completion of work