Apply biosecurity measures

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 AHCBIO305, 'Apply biosecurity measures'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Apply biosecurity measures' 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. Identify biosecurity control measures applicable to enterprise

1.1 Access enterprise biosecurity plan

1.2 Identify animal/plant diseases or pests that are considered biosecurity threats to the enterprise from the plan and other sources of information

1.3 Identify control measures to minimise the risk of identified animal/plant diseases or pests entering the property

1.4 Confirm your responsibility for applying control measures in regular work routines, with supervisor

2. Apply control measures to farm inputs

2.1 Apply control measures identified in the property biosecurity plan as applicable for farm inputs

2.2 Incorporate the property control measures into work routines seeking clarification from supervisor as needed

3. Apply control measures to support farm outputs

3.1 Apply control measures identified in the property biosecurity plan as applicable to farm outputs

3.2 Incorporate control measures into work routines seeking clarification from supervisor as needed

4. Apply control measures to movement of people, animals, vehicles and equipment

4.1 Apply control measures identified in the property biosecurity plan as applicable to the movement of people, animals, vehicles and equipment

4.2 Incorporate control measures into work routines seeking clarification from supervisor as needed

5. Apply control measures to production practices

5.1 Apply control measures identified in the property biosecurity plan as applicable to farm production practices

5.2 Incorporate control measures into work routines seeking clarification from supervisor as needed

6. Apply control measures to control wild and feral animals, plant pests and weeds

6.1 Identify control measures identified in the property biosecurity plan as applicable for wild and feral animals, animal and plant pests and weeds

6.2 Incorporate control measures into work routines seeking clarification from supervisor as needed

7. Maintain records related to biosecurity

7.1 Keep records for sales and purchases for traceability of farm inputs and farm outputs (both trace back and trace forward)

7.2 Request and retain vendor declarations or statements for the statutory period, and as required by state and territory legislation

7.3 Retain monitoring and surveillance data

8. Monitor biosecurity procedures

8.1 Monitor effectiveness of control measures in addressing risks

8.2 Monitor work duties of self and others to ensure biosecurity control measures are applied appropriately

8.3 Report issues and concerns with biosecurity to management

8.4 Participate in biosecurity training when opportunities arise