Supervise agricultural crop harvesting

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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
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 AHCBAC405A, 'Supervise agricultural crop harvesting'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for harvesting

1.1. Crop maturity and quality is assessed in readiness for harvesting.

1.2. Pre-harvest treatments for the control and eradication of pests are determined and carried out according to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements.

1.3. Requirements for licences or permits are identified and complied with.

1.4. Insurance requirements are assessed and risk management strategies planned and implemented as required.

2. Determine harvest strategy

2.1. Optimum timing to carry out harvest is estimated and calculated according to crop maturity assessment.

2.2. Resource requirements are assessed giving consideration to the size of the crop and estimated timing of harvest.

2.3. Labour and equipment required to carry out harvesting operations is confirmed and arranged within budgetary constraints.

2.4. Requirements for fire prevention and control are identified and arranged according to OHS requirements.

3. Coordinate the harvest strategy

3.1. Effective communication strategies are implemented to ensure smooth workflow operations and personnel safety.

3.2. Harvesting operations are implemented and adjusted as required according to weather, equipment and staff requirements.

3.3. Equipment operation is coordinated for maximum efficiency and monitored for performance effectiveness.

3.4. Existing and potential hazards are identified and controlled according to OHS and enterprise requirements.

4. Complete harvest operation

4.1. Storage resources are located for efficient operations and strategies for drying grain are identified, if necessary, according to marketing initiatives.

4.2. Quality of grain is segregated to marketing grades and monitored for moisture content according to classification standards.

4.3. Harvesting operations and outcomes are evaluated against harvest strategy.

4.4. Relevant information is documented for continual analysis and effective planning management.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCBAC405A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC40110 - Certificate IV in Agriculture