Plan and schedule compost production

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 AHCCOM402A, 'Plan and schedule compost production'.
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. Establish production requirements

1.1. Raw material supply contracts and receival data, sales and market trend information, and corporate marketing plan and strategy are reviewed to quantify production requirements.

1.2. Conditions that may affect production requirements are identified in consultation with executive management and designated sales and marketing personnel.

1.3. Production requirements across product portfolio to meet customer requirements and site and equipment capacity are estimated in consultation with executive management and designated sales and marketing personnel.

1.4. Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) impacts are monitored for compliance with enterprise plan and licence conditions.

1.5. Production plan is documented and submitted for executive management approval.

1.6. Facilities, personnel, machinery and equipment required for compost production are confirmed as being available.

1.7. Contingency plan to address potential oversupply or undersupply of raw material or product is developed and documented.

2. Schedule production to meet requirement

2.1. Batch types and volumes of compost-based products to be produced are calculated.

2.2. Laboratory and field test data of compost materials during and post-production is obtained.

2.3. Production schedule is monitored and adjusted according to field and laboratory test results.

2.4. Product is made available to customer in required quantities, to required quality and at required time.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCCOM402A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC32210 - Certificate III in Commercial Composting