Carry out field surveillance for a specific emergency disease or plant pest

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 AHCBIO402A, 'Carry out field surveillance for a specific emergency disease or plant pest'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
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Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Look for signs of a specific emergency disease or plant pest

1.1. Work instructions from surveillance coordinator or other appropriate authority are received and confirmed.

1.2. Signs of an emergency disease or plant pest are identified, appropriate samples for testing collected, and evidence gathered to support a diagnosis according to relevant standards and protocols.

1.3. Available expertise is accessed to assist in diagnosis, as appropriate.

1.4. Diagnostic samples are collected, handled, packaged and dispatched according to relevant standards and protocols.

2. Respond to an emergency disease or plant pest

2.1. Where signs of an emergency disease or plant pest are found, surveillance coordinator is alerted.

2.2. Appropriate measures are taken to immediately contain emergency disease or plant pest according to instructions from control centre and relevant guidelines.

2.3. Information relevant to management of emergency disease or plant pest outbreak is collected and reported to surveillance coordinator.

2.4. Property owners/persons in charge are given directions and warnings about suspected emergency disease or plant pest.

2.5. Personal decontamination and, where appropriate, decontamination of equipment and vehicles, are conducted according to relevant standards and protocols for emergency disease or plant pest.


Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCBIO402A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC40610 - Certificate IV in Production Nursery
  • AHC40910 - Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management