Install micro-irrigation systems for landscaping

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 AHCIRG214A, 'Install micro-irrigation systems for landscaping'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1 Prepare tools and materials for installation work

1.1 Materials, tools, equipment and machinery are selected according to irrigation design requirements and supervisor's instructions

1.2 The site for installation of the micro-irrigation system is identified according to enterprise plans and work procedures

1.3 Parts and equipment delivered to the site are checked according to system drawings and specifications

1.4 Water supply is checked to ensure that it is compatible with system specifications

2 Set out and prepare site

2.1 Measurement and marking out of irrigation lines is undertaken as directed by supervisor

2.2 Equipment operation and work practices conform to enterprise and legislative Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements

2.3 Pre-operational and safety checks are carried out on tools, equipment and machinery according to manufacturer’s specifications and enterprise work procedures

2.4 OHS hazards are identified, risks assessed and risk controls are implemented

2.5 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is selected, used and maintained according to procedures

3 Install irrigation components

3.1 Work is undertaken according to plan and supervisor’s instructions

3.2 Components are assembled and connected according to plan, with joints completed and tested

3.3 A clean and safe work area is maintained while installation work is carried out

3.4 Tools are chosen appropriate to the task being undertaken, and used according to guidelines and safe working practices

4 Complete installation work

4.1 Earthworks are finished off to plan specifications and enterprise work procedures

4.2 The site is restored and waste material is removed from the site and disposed of in an environmentally aware and safe manner according to enterprise work procedures

4.3 Tools, equipment and machinery are cleaned, maintained and stored according to enterprise work procedures

4.4 System is flushed and commissioned as directed

4.5 Operating faults are identified and reported to supervisor and/or corrective actions taken