Provide bee pollination services

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 AHCBEK404A, 'Provide bee pollination services'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Assess pollination service requirement

1.1. Pollination services to be provided are confirmed with customer.

1.2. Number and types of colonies required for crop are determined.

1.3. Strength and condition of bee colonies are assessed for their suitability for use as crop pollinators.

1.4. Risk of pollination problems is assessed with customer and process to monitor risk is agreed and established.

1.5. Technical information is provided to customer.

2. Price and formalise agreement for pollination services

2.1. Costs in providing pollination services are identified and calculated.

2.2. Price for pollination services is agreed with customer.

2.3. Formal agreement is made with customer and documented.

3. Monitor pollination performance of bee colonies

3.1. Crop is monitored within appropriate timeframe for evidence of bee foraging and pollination efficiency.

3.2. Remedial action is taken where required.

3.3. Hive strength and condition are demonstrated to customer where required.

3.4. Swarm control is maintained.

3.5. Bee husbandry practices are carried out as required.

4. Comply with industry and legislative requirement

4.1. Appropriate health certificates and permits are obtained where bees are to be moved across state borders.

4.2. Appropriate pollination code of practice is followed.

4.3. All state or territory Apiary Acts and other relevant Acts and regulations, and local government regulations affecting beekeeping are addressed.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCBEK404A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC32010 - Certificate III in Beekeeping