Follow basic chemical safety rules

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 AHCCHM101A, 'Follow basic chemical safety rules'.
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. Follow workplace requirements and instructions concerning chemicals

1.1. Roles and responsibilities of people in the workplace are identified.

1.2. Safety procedures involved in chemical handling and use are recognised and followed as required.

1.3. Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) hazards are identified and reported to the supervisor.

1.4. Organisational procedures are followed with regard to chemicals.

2. Recognise risks associated with chemicals

2.1. Functions of chemicals in the workplace are recognised.

2.2. Chemical labels and symbols are recognised and hazards identified.

2.3. Chemical storage locations are identified.

2.4. Instructions for transport, handling and storage of chemicals are recognised and observed.

2.5. Instructions for use, maintenance and storage of personal protective equipment and application equipment are identified and observed.

3. Follow chemical handling and storage rules

3.1. Chemical handling and storage instructions on labels are followed.

3.2. Safety rules are followed when working in areas where chemicals are stored.

3.3. Appropriate personal protection equipment is obtained and used when working in areas were chemicals are stored.

3.4. Procedures are followed in the event of an accident or spillage.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCCHM101A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC10210 - Certificate I in AgriFood Operations
  • AHC10110 - Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management