Develop a management plan for a designated area

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 AHCLPW501, 'Develop a management plan for a designated area'.
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. Define the need for a management plan

1.1 Identify management plan objectives for the designated area

1.2 Consult with client to achieve agreement on brief

1.3 Identify planning team, including specialists and consultants

2. Undertake preliminary planning activities

2.1 Identify major stakeholders

2.2 Ascertain availability of specialists to assist in management planning work and prepare contracts

2.3 Establish timelines for development of the management plan and reporting arrangements to client

2.4 Identify resources required for the development of management strategies

3. Prepare a site description

3.1 Identify and map landscape values of the area

3.2 Identify and map physical features and characteristics of the area

3.3 Research land uses and determine and record their effects on the designated area

3.4 Assess and document physical condition of site including civil design concepts, where relevant

3.5 Document biological characteristics of the site including the existence of native and pest fauna and flora populations, habitat requirements for fauna, seasonal and nutritional influences on lifecycles

4. Analyse site information and description

4.1 Evaluate information in terms of core principles and objectives

4.2 Produce site plans, technical reports and maps

4.3 Determine priorities and key conservation issues

4.4 Prepare longitudinal projections of continuing impacts

4.5 Assess land capability

4.6 Identify and document opportunities and constraints to meeting planning objectives and goals

4.7 Present to stakeholders and incorporate feedback into planning documentation

5. Identify management strategies

5.1 Identify management strategies that address defined objectives

5.2 Design management strategies to alleviate existing impacts, pests, and diseases or to target management actions

5.3 Cost and compare management strategies to existing budgets and available resources

5.4 Plan staging of work to prioritise outcomes and management resource allocation

5.5 Consult with stakeholders and incorporate feedback into planning documentation

6. Prepare the management plan

6.1 Document site information and management strategies into a draft management plan for consultation

6.2 Consult with stakeholders and clients

6.3 Make changes to the draft plan and prepare and present a final plan to client