Provide bee pollination services

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 AHCBEK404, 'Provide bee pollination services'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Provide bee pollination services' 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

Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Assess pollination service requirement

1.1 confirm with client the pollination services to be provided

1.2 Determine number and types of colonies required for crop

1.3 Assess strength and condition of bee colonies for their suitability for use as crop pollinators

1.4 Assess risk of pollination problems with client and agree and establish process to monitor risk

1.5 Provide technical information to client

2. Price and formalise agreement for pollination services

2.1 Identify and calculate costs in providing pollination services

2.2 Confirm with client the price for pollination services

2.3 Make and document formal agreement with client

3. Monitor pollination performance of bee colonies

3.1 Liaise with client on spraying programmes

3.2 Monitor crop within appropriate timeframe for evidence of bee foraging and pollination efficiency

3.3 Take remedial action where required

3.4 Demonstrate hive strength and condition to client

3.5 Maintain swarm control

3.6 Carry out bee husbandry practices

4. Comply with industry and legislative requirement

4.1 Obtain appropriate health certificates and permits where bees are to be moved across state borders

4.2 Follow appropriate pollination code of practice

4.3 Comply with all Apiary Acts and other relevant Acts and regulations and local government regulations affecting beekeeping