Troubleshoot drainage systems

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 AHCDRG303A, 'Troubleshoot drainage systems'.
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. Plan job

1.1. Equipment is selected and checked for safe operation.

1.2. Appropriate personal protective equipment and tools are selected and used according to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements.

2. Inspect site

2.1. Site is inspected to locate blocked section of drainage lines.

2.2. Work requirements and responsibility for repair is determined and appropriate authorities/persons notified of the intention to commence work.

3. Determine access to drainage lines

3.1. Plan of plumbing system is determined and access points located.

3.2. Digging is carried out without unnecessary damage to buildings, site, environment or existing fixtures/fittings.

4. Carry out job

4.1. Manual lifting and handling techniques are used according to OHS requirements.

4.2. Hand tools and equipment are selected to perform work.

4.3. Mechanical equipment is assembled and used according to manufacturer's instructions and OHS requirements.

4.4. Access to drainage lines is obtained to allow blockage to be cleared.

4.5. Blockage is cleared or blocked section is replaced according to enterprise, environmental and OHS procedures.

5. Check job

5.1. Drainage line is tested to confirm blockage is cleared from pipe system.

5.2. Drainage line is repaired/resealed to permit normal use.

5.3. Relevant persons/authorities are advised that repairs have been completed and the drainage line has been commissioned for use.

6. Clean up site, materials and equipment

6.1. Work area is cleaned and aligned, with debris/waste disposed of according to enterprise, environmental and OHS procedures.

6.2. Materials and equipment are maintained according to enterprise, environmental and OHS procedures, and returned to store.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCDRG303A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC33210 - Certificate III in Floriculture
  • AHC30610 - Certificate III in Production Horticulture