Assist with low volume irrigation operations

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Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 AHCIRG211A, 'Assist with low volume irrigation operations'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1 Prepare materials, tools and equipment for low volume irrigation work

1.1 Irrigation equipment is handled safely in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) practices

1.2 Irrigation components are checked and action taken, as required, in accordance with enterprise policy and procedures

1.3 Water outlets are checked in accordance with enterprise practices

2 Undertake low volume irrigation work as directed

2.1 Valves are opened and shut, as necessary, in accordance with enterprise procedures

2.2 Required pressures and water flows are achieved and maintained to ensure sufficient water availability

2.3 Equipment is relocated, if necessary, in accordance with enterprise procedures and OHS guidelines

3 Observe and report on soil moisture and plant growth response

3.1 Soil moisture levels are assessed to determine watering requirement

3.2 Plant moisture requirements and signs of stress are established

3.3 Plant growth and condition is monitored to indicate over or under watering

3.4 Inadequate plant response to watering is recorded and reported

4 Maintain a low volume irrigation system

4.1 Flushing procedures are followed for clearing the system

4.2 Emitters are checked for serviceability and output

4.3 Lines are maintained

4.4 Water supply and pumping system is checked periodically

4.5 Maintenance records are kept up to date