Maintain properties and structures

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 AHCINF203A, 'Maintain properties and structures'.
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. Identify and confirm maintenance requirements

1.1. Visual inspections are conducted of structures and facilities to locate and evaluate defects, deterioration and impending defects.

1.2. Property infrastructure and resources are checked for correct operation, minor maintenance needs and damage.

1.3. Maintenance plan is confirmed according to supervisor's instructions and enterprise requirements.

2. Select and prepare tools, equipment and materials

2.1. Tools, equipment and materials appropriate to the job requirements are selected and checked for serviceability according to manufacturer's specifications.

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

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

3. Carry out routine maintenance

3.1. Suitable personal protective equipment is selected, used, maintained and stored according to OHS requirements.

3.2. Routine maintenance to structures and surroundings is carried out according to the maintenance plan and enterprise requirements.

3.3. Minor repairs to building cladding, and treatments to structural finishes, are carried out as required to minimise deterioration.

4. Complete maintenance activities

4.1. Worksite, tools and materials are cleaned, returned to operating order, and stored according to OHS and enterprise requirements.

4.2. Unwanted materials and waste from maintenance activities is collected, treated and disposed or recycled according to enterprise, OHS and environmental requirements.

4.3. Relevant information is documented according to industry, enterprise requirements and OHS requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCINF203A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC20410 - Certificate II in Horticulture
  • AHC20710 - Certificate II in Production Nursery
  • AHC21510 - Certificate II in Floriculture
  • AHC21010 - Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management
  • AHC21610 - Certificate II in Landscaping
  • AHC20310 - Certificate II in Production Horticulture
  • AHC20110 - Certificate II in Agriculture
  • SFI20411 - Certificate II in Fisheries Compliance Support