Plan and construct an electric fence

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 AHCINF302A, 'Plan and construct an electric fence'.
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. Determine electric fencing requirements

1.1. Fencing requirements are assessed according to property maps, legislative requirements and enterprise objectives.

1.2. Equipment, materials and labour requirements are determined, and estimated costings are maintained within budgetary constrains.

1.3. Alternative electric fencing options are determined and compared to ensure cost-effectiveness.

1.4. Plan is prepared giving consideration to siting fences in relation to natural features and proposed uses.

2. Prepare for construction

2.1. Work plan is accessed and clarification sought where required.

2.2. Tools and fencing equipment are arranged, and safely and efficiently transported to the work site.

2.3. Labour requirements are arranged and confirmed according to enterprise requirements.

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

3. Construct electric fence

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

3.2. Electric fence is constructed according to work plan, OHS and enterprise requirements.

3.3. Gates are attached and appropriately positioned for correct operation and function according to work plan.

3.4. Energiser is installed according to manufacturer's specifications, OHS and enterprise requirements.

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

4. Complete fencing operations

4.1. Fencing is checked for correct installation and performance.

4.2. Electric fence faults are identified and rectified according to manufacturer's specifications, OHS and enterprise requirements, and level of complexity.

4.3. Work site is cleared and tidied and all waste is disposed of in an environmentally responsible manner.

4.4. Tools and fencing equipment are transported safely from the work site and checked and stored according to manufacturer's recommendations and enterprise requirements.

4.5. Relevant information is recorded and maintained according to enterprise requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCINF302A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC30310 - Certificate III in Horse Breeding
  • AHC30110 - Certificate III in Agriculture
  • AHC30210 - Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy Production)