Carry out basic electric fencing operations

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 AHCINF201A, 'Carry out basic electric fencing operations'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for fencing operations

1.1. Tools and materials appropriate to meet job requirements are selected and checked against the work plan.

1.2. Routine pre-operational checks of tools are carried out and adjustments made according to manufacturers specifications.

1.3. Faulty or unsafe tools are identified and segregated for repair or replacement according to enterprise requirements.

1.4. Potential and existing hazards in the workplace are risk assessed and minimised according to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and enterprise requirements.

2. Carry out fencing operations

2.1. Suitable personal protective equipment is selected, used and maintained according to OHS and workplace procedures.

2.2. Dismantling operations are carried out, as required, with a focus on minimising unnecessary damage and recovering all re-useable materials.

2.3. Repair requirements are identified and carried out according to work plan procedures.

2.4. Sundry electric fences are erected to contour according to work plan and OHS requirements.

2.5. Electric fence components are installed neatly according to manufacturer's specifications.

2.6. All work is carried out safely according to OHS and enterprise requirements.

3. Complete fencing operation

3.1. Post holes are firmly filled to remove potential hazards and minimise environmental impact.

3.2. Work site is cleared and tidied and all non-reusable materials are disposed of in an environmentally responsible manner.

3.3. Tools and re-usable materials are transported safely from the work site and stored according to enterprise and manufacturers recommendations.

3.4. Further identified work or repair requirements are reported according to enterprise requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCINF201A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC21010 - Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management
  • AHC20110 - Certificate II in Agriculture