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 AHCCFI501A, 'Provide technical advice on the Carbon Farming Initiative'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Provide technical advice on the Carbon Farming Initiative' 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
1. Develop knowledge about the Carbon Farming Initiative
1.1 Information on the CFI is researched and maintained
1.2 Knowledge of climate change science and markets as it relates to carbon farming is developed
1.3 The distinction between carbon farming advice and advice about carbon credits that requires holding a financial services license is understood
2. Provide information to land managers
2.1 Information compliant with carbon farming legislation is interpreted and presented to land managers
2.2 Appropriate interpersonal skills are used to facilitate the exchange of information
2.3 Work practices reflect sensitivity to land managers’ requirements, specific needs and cultural, family and individual differences
3. Respond to land managers’ enquiries
3.1 Enquirers’ needs are identified, analysed and clarified
3.2 Response is comprehensive, clear and delivered in the most appropriate form and within the agreed timeframe
3.3 Enquiries outside area of responsibility and knowledge are identified and assistance is sought or the enquiry is referred on to a relevant party
4. Maintain a professional relationship with land managers
4.1 Stakeholder requests and concerns are responded to positively, appropriately and consistently
4.2 Confidentiality and discretion is maintained
4.3 Discussions with land managers are handled in a professional manner
4.4 Formal and informal networks at local, regional and state levels are established and maintained