Support beekeeping work

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 AHCBEK201A, 'Support beekeeping work'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Support beekeeping work' 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. Prepare materials, tools and equipment for beekeeping work

1.1. Required materials, tools and equipment are identified according to lists provided and/or supervisor instructions.

1.2. Checks are conducted on all materials, tools and equipment, and insufficient or faulty items are reported to supervisor.

1.3. Correct manual handling techniques are used when loading and unloading materials to minimise damage to self, others, load and vehicle.

1.4. Suitable personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is selected and checked prior to use.

1.5. Work support is provided according to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements and supervisor instructions.

2. Undertake beekeeping work as directed

2.1. Instructions and directions provided by supervisor are followed and clarification is sought when necessary.

2.2. Work is undertaken in a safe and environmentally appropriate manner and according to enterprise guidelines.

2.3. Interactions with other staff, apiary site owners and customers are carried out in a positive and professional manner.

2.4. Enterprise policies and procedures in relation to workplace practices in the handling and disposal of materials are observed.

2.5. Problems or difficulties in completing work to required standards or timelines are reported to supervisor.

3. Handle materials and equipment

3.1. Materials, tools and equipment are handled and transported according to supervisor instructions and enterprise guidelines.

3.2. Waste material produced during work is handled according to supervisor instructions.

3.3. Clean and safe work site is maintained while working.

4. Clean up on completion of work

4.1. Materials are returned to store or disposed of according to supervisor instructions.

4.2. Tools and equipment are cleaned, maintained and stored according to manufacturer specifications and supervisor instructions.

4.3. Work outcomes are reported to supervisor, feedback on performance is sought and any required improvements are noted for future action.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCBEK201A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC32010 - Certificate III in Beekeeping
  • AHC20110 - Certificate II in Agriculture