Measure irrigation delivery system performance

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 AHCIRG303A, 'Measure irrigation delivery system performance'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Measure irrigation delivery system performance' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Measure irrigation system performance

1.1. System pressures are measured and recorded in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and enterprise policy and procedures.

1.2. Variations in pressures are identified and recorded in accordance with enterprise policy and procedures.

1.3. Water flow rates are measured and recorded in accordance with enterprise policy and procedures.

1.4. Variations in water flow and distribution are identified and recorded in accordance with enterprise policy and procedures.

1.5. Pump performance parameters are measured as necessary and recorded in accordance with enterprise policy and procedures.

1.6. Variations in pump performance parameters are measured where relevant and recorded in accordance with enterprise policy and procedures.

1.7. Distribution and delivery systems are inspected and malfunctions in system are identified, fixed and actions recorded in accordance with enterprise policy and procedures.

1.8. Factors external to the system that may cause interference are identified and recorded in accordance with enterprise policy and procedures.

2. Monitor supply of equipment and spare parts

2.1. Supply and part usage are recorded in accordance with enterprise policy and procedures.

2.2. Spare parts meet demand.

2.3. Purchases are within budget constraints.

2.4. Parts requirements outside of budget constraints are reported.

2.5. Purchases and orders are recorded in accordance with enterprise procedures and systems.

3. Record and report system performance status

3.1. System pressures and variations are recorded in accordance with enterprise policy and procedures.

3.2. System flow rates and variations are recorded in accordance with enterprise policy and procedures.

3.3. Distribution uniformity and mean application rates are calculated and recorded in accordance with enterprise policy and procedures.

3.4. Watering depth is determined and recorded in accordance with enterprise policy and procedures.


Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCIRG303A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC33210 - Certificate III in Floriculture
  • AHC32410 - Certificate III in Irrigation
  • AHC30610 - Certificate III in Production Horticulture
  • AHC30710 - Certificate III in Horticulture
  • AHC31110 - Certificate III in Production Nursery
  • AHC31010 - Certificate III in Parks and Gardens

And the skillsets: