Assess and receive raw materials for composting

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 AHCCOM201, 'Assess and receive raw materials for composting'.
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


Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Organise for work

1.1 Confirm specifications for raw materials

1.2 Select hand tools and check for serviceability

1.3 Identify, assess and report existing and potential hazards to health and safety

1.4 Use, maintain and store suitable personal protective equipment

2. Receive raw materials

2.1 Recognise and assess raw materials against acceptance criteria

2.2 Reject non-conforming materials

2.3 Note and report non-conformances

2.4 Estimate and record raw materials quantity

2.5 Calculate fee and charge to customer based on raw material type and quantity

2.6 Record fee payment and provide receipt

3. Unload raw materials

3.1 Give drivers directions for unloading at a specific location

3.2 Provide unloading assistance as required

3.3 Inspect and assess raw materials against specified acceptance criteria

3.4 Reject unacceptable materials

3.5 Note and report unacceptable materials

3.6 Identify and monitor designated unloading areas to ensure compliance with unloading instructions, containment and segregation of materials and availability of storage capacity

4. Remove contaminants and stockpile acceptable raw material

4.1 Remove physical unacceptable materials from raw materials

4.2 Segregate, stockpile and contain or otherwise manage raw materials in appropriate areas

4.3 Monitor raw material stockpiles to ensure adequate available storage capacity and containment