Install pressurised irrigation systems

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 AHCIRG331, 'Install pressurised irrigation systems'.
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


Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Organise resources for installation work

1.1 Select and use materials, tools, equipment and machinery

1.2 Check that parts and equipment match system drawings and specifications

1.3 Carry out pre-operational and safety checks on tools, equipment and machinery

1.4 Identify work health and safety hazards, assess risks and implement suitable controls

1.5 Select, use and maintain suitable safety and personal protective equipment

1.6 Identify environmental considerations of irrigation installation activities

1.7 Check water supply to ensure that it is compatible with system specifications

2. Set out and prepare site

2.1 Measure and mark out irrigation lines

2.2 Confirm trenches are at the specified depth without damage to services, facilities, features and established plants

2.3 Observe regulations relevant to the situation

2.4 Use work practices that reflect sustainable horticulture principles and respond to local community requirements

3. Install irrigation components

3.1 Interpret the irrigation system plan and, where applicable, supervise contractors and monitor work to ensure it conforms to the plan

3.2 Assemble and connect components and complete and test joints

3.3 Fit and adjust fittings and valves and secure all joints

3.4 Maintain a clean and safe work area while installation work is carried out

4. Commission irrigation system

4.1 Calibrate testing and monitoring equipment

4.2 Confirm the start-up sequence is in accordance with the operations manual

4.3 Flush system as required

4.4 Identify operating faults and take corrective where required

4.5 Record work outcomes and report to supervisor

5. Complete installation work

5.1 Finish off earthworks

5.2 Confirm the system configuration and capacity matches the installation plan

5.3 Restore site and clear materials and equipment from the site on completion of maintenance works

5.4 Clean and store tools and equipment