Maintain pressurised irrigation systems

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 AHCIRG333, 'Maintain 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. Interpret a low volume irrigation maintenance program

1.1 Determine the scope of maintenance

1.2 Determine the frequency of maintenance works

1.3 Establish irrigation maintenance standards

1.4 Plan and prepare maintenance works

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

1.6 Identify environmental considerations of irrigation maintenance activities

1.7 Select and use suitable personal protective equipment

2. Inspect an irrigation system

2.1 Create an inspection checklist and inspect the system regularly

2.2 Identify remedial action required and undertake repairs to restore system to full effectiveness

2.3 Undertake servicing of mechanical equipment

2.4 Assess the results of maintenance works and record to ensure repairs or maintenance standards have been achieved

3. Carry out periodic system maintenance

3.1 Record damage and blockages with contaminants by damage type, location and the section of the system affected

3.2 Record and report damaged or faulty components and computer control systems and take action to effect repairs

3.3 Implement end of season maintenance procedures

3.4 Implement routine and preventative maintenance procedures

4. Record and report maintenance activities

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

4.2 Complete maintenance and servicing records

4.3 Record parts removed or replaced

4.4 Record or report faults and breakages