Manage active operational emergency disease or plant pest sites

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 AHCBIO501A, 'Manage active operational emergency disease or plant pest sites'.
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. Plan control procedures across the declared area

1.1. Planning is carried out in effective and ongoing consultation with stakeholders and field personnel.

1.2. Planning is conducted in line with relevant standards and protocols, and according to instructions from operations director.

1.3. All required resources are identified, obtained, scheduled, prioritised and deployed according to relevant standards and protocols.

1.4. Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements, and hazards associated with implementing control procedures, are identified and appropriate action is taken to minimise risks to self and others.

1.5. Criteria for implementing control procedures are decided and agreed to satisfy relevant standards and protocols with minimal livestock or crop destruction and property damage.

1.6. Contingency plans for effective control of emergency disease or plant pest are prepared.

2. Manage the implementation of control procedures

2.1. Control procedures are coordinated to achieve effective emergency disease or plant pest control outcomes.

2.2. Ongoing consultation and communication links are maintained with all stakeholders, field staff, property owners/managers and others in control centre.

2.3. Control procedures and services supplied under contract are implemented according to standards, protocols and contractual requirements.

2.4. Written and verbal reports are prepared and submitted as required.

3. Monitor and review the effectiveness of control procedures

3.1. Personnel are monitored to ensure that they are achieving specified objectives.

3.2. Supply of resources is monitored to ensure that it is appropriate and available to carry out required tasks.

3.3. Implementation of control procedures is monitored to ensure cost-effective compliance with relevant standards and protocols.

3.4. Priorities for emergency disease or plant pest control operations are reviewed, and confirmed or revised as appropriate, according to relevant standards and protocols.

4. Implement review findings

4.1. Control activities are revised as required.

4.2. Revisions to control activities are promptly and effectively communicated to relevant stakeholders and personnel for implementation.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCBIO501A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC50310 - Diploma of Production Horticulture