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 AHCCOM201A, '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



1. Organise for work

1.1. Specifications for raw materials for composting operation, acceptance criteria and receival procedures are confirmed according to supervisor instructions and enterprise procedures.

1.2. Hand tools appropriate to job requirements are selected and checked for serviceability according to manufacturer specifications and enterprise procedures.

1.3. Existing and potential hazards to health and safety are identified, assessed and reported according to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)and enterprise procedures.

1.4. Suitable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is selected, used, maintained and stored according to OHS procedures.

2. Receive raw materials

2.1. Raw materials are accurately identified and assessed against specified acceptance criteria.

2.2. Unacceptable (non-conforming) materials are rejected according to enterprise procedures.

2.3. Non-conformances are documented and reported according to enterprise procedures.

2.4. Acceptable raw materials are measured, and quantity is recorded according to enterprise procedures.

2.5. Fee is calculated based on raw material type and quantity, and charged to customer according to enterprise procedures.

2.6. Correct fee payment is received and recorded, and receipt is provided according to enterprise procedures.

3. Unload raw materials

3.1. Drivers are given clear directions for unloading safely at a specific location.

3.2. Unloading assistance is provided as required.

3.3. Raw materials are inspected and assessed against specified acceptance criteria according to enterprise procedures.

3.4. Unacceptable (non-conforming) materials are rejected according to enterprise procedures.

3.5. Non-conformances are documented and reported according to enterprise procedures.

3.6. Designated unloading areas are clearly identified and monitored 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. Physical contaminants are removed from raw materials according to enterprise procedures.

4.2. Raw materials are segregated, stockpiled and contained in appropriate areas or otherwise managed according to enterprise procedures.

4.3. Raw material stockpiles are monitored to ensure adequate available storage capacity and containment, and non-conformances are reported to supervisor.

4.4. Raw material stockpiles are clearly labelled according to job and enterprise procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCCOM201A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC32210 - Certificate III in Commercial Composting