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 AHCBAC406A, 'Maintain grain quality in storage'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Maintain grain quality in storage' 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. Maintain hygiene in storage areas
1.1. Storage conditions and facilities are regularly tested to maintain the standard of hygiene in stored grain.
1.2. The need for repairs and maintenance is identified, and either carried out or a report of the need is made.
1.3. Treatments are applied to storage facilities to maintain hygiene standards and in line with the grain storage program.
1.4. The application of all treatments used is accurately recorded in line with the grain storage program.
2. Monitor grain from arrival to dispatch
2.1. Before the grain is stored, samples are taken for testing to ensure a complete record of the quality of the grain.
2.2. Samples of the grain are taken regularly for testing to ensure purity standards in the grain.
2.3. At dispatch, the grain is checked for quality and against the records taken at the point of storage.
2.4. Test samples are taken, prepared and forwarded for analysis according to prescribed guidelines.
2.5. Clear and accurate records of grain movements in and out of storage are created, maintained and kept as prescribed in the grain storage program.
2.6. Recommendations are made to adopt new technology, systems or practices that will improve or maintain grain quality in storage.
2.7. All activities around the grain storage facilities are undertaken according to the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) guidelines detailed in the grain storage program.
3. Monitor and maintain grain condition in storage
3.1. Regular checks of grain in storage are conducted to maintain continued freedom from contaminants and deterioration.
3.2. Periodical checks of grain in long-term storage are conducted for quality factors and viability according to enterprise requirements.
3.3. Where necessary, samples of the grain are taken for testing in a laboratory setting.
3.4. Where test samples are required, they are taken, prepared, and forwarded for analysis according to industry quality assurance and laboratory requirements.
3.5. Clear and accurate records of grain tests and inspections are created, maintained and kept as described in the grain storage program.
3.6. The condition of storage facilities is monitored using the schedule and methods outlined in the grain storage program.
3.7. Where it is required, appropriate corrective action is taken to maintain grain quality.
3.8. All activities around the grain storage facilities are undertaken according to the OHS guidelines detailed in the grain storage program.
4. Control weeds and pests in storage are
4.1. Grain is monitored according to the monitoring points, targets and methods outlined in the grain storage program.
4.2. Samples of the grain are appropriately taken to test for pest infestation.
4.3. Where it is required, the sample is prepared and forwarded for analysis according to the prescribed guidelines.
4.4. Pests in storage are controlled according to the guidelines in the grain storage program.
4.5. Enclosed grain storage area is fumigated, and the surrounding environment is kept clean according to the integrated pest management strategy in the grain storage program.
4.6. The sources of any infestations are identified and steps are taken to control them in line with the integrated pest management strategy in the grain storage program.
4.7. All pest control activities are undertaken in line with the OHS guidelines detailed in the grain storage program.
4.8. Clear and accurate records of treatments to the grain and storage facilities are created, maintained and kept as described in the grain storage program.
4.9. Clear and accurate records of all chemical use in the storage facility, and the applicable withholding periods are created, maintained and kept as described in the grain storage program.