Coordinate the preparation of a regional resource management plan

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Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 AHCLPW601A, 'Coordinate the preparation of a regional resource management plan'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Review existing information

1.1. Information obtained during scoping or prior resource management plans is reviewed to determine starting point for planning process.

1.2. Sources of additional information are identified for use during planning process.

2. Identify dimensions of issues

2.1. Natural resource management issues previously identified are examined to determine current and future impacts.

2.2. Causes, scope and types of potential solutions are identified from documentation for use in planning process.

3. Form panels and groups to support process

3.1. Key stakeholder groups are approached to obtain views on consultative structures and processes.

3.2. Panels and groups are formed to cater for input of stakeholder information and views, and to obtain assistance on plan development.

3.3. Structure of panels and groups is developed to allow diversity and to promote involvement, ownership and co-operation between stakeholder groups.

4. Coordinate the collection of data

4.1. Data collection and surveys on regional factors and issues is coordinated to provide information for the planning process.

4.2. Inherent or stable and dynamic data is identified to ensure plan is developed on sound information basis.

4.3. Rules and relationships between various data sets are developed where required for loading into a database.

4.4. Specialists are sourced to process data for reporting to planning process.

4.5. Arrangements are made for data to be recorded in a database where appropriate for further processing and reporting.

4.6. Data collection and recording is managed within budgetary constraints.

5. Coordinate the development of goals and strategies

5.1. The development of goals and strategies is coordinated through the use of technical advice, panels and groups.

5.2. Sources of appropriate technical advice are identified.

5.3. Technical advice is obtained on issues at regional and local levels for integration into goals and strategies.

5.4. Technical advice is provided to groups and panels in appropriate terms to assist in the development of goals and strategies.

5.5. Panels and groups are facilitated to provide suggestion for goals and strategies, and to comment progressively on their formulation at a regional level.

5.6. Original scope and basis for planning process are reviewed at major developmental stages to determine their ongoing validity.

6. Coordinate the preparation of a draft plan

6.1. Preparation of draft plan is coordinated using technical and stakeholder input to cater for range of natural resource management issues within economic, industry and social contexts.

6.2. Personnel are coordinated to structure the draft plan to comply with legislative, program and enterprise requirements.

6.3. Draft plan includes goals, strategies and achievable and measurable outcomes that reflect prior consultation and technical advice.

6.4. Draft plan is submitted to enterprise editing, review and approval processes required before public comment.

7. Plan consultations

7.1. Consultations are planned to ensure all stakeholders have the opportunity to comment.

7.2. Formal consultations are recorded for use in revisions, and for reporting according to legislative, program and enterprise requirements.

7.3. Consultations are organised to include Indigenous cultural heritage as applicable.

8. Coordinate the revision of the plan to reflect consultations

8.1. Revision of draft plan is coordinated to reflect consultation comments within the parameters allowed in legislative, program and enterprise requirements.

8.2. Technical advice is obtained to develop an appropriate response to consultation comments.

8.3. Revised plan is submitted to enterprise editing, review and approval processes required before final approval.

8.4. Revised plan is submitted to regional planning group(s) before final approval.

9. Submit plan for approval/endorsement

9.1. Final plan is submitted for approval/endorsement and publication according to legislative, program, enterprise and contract requirements.

9.2. Planning process and outcomes are evaluated to identify potential future improvements in process and outcomes.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCLPW601A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC51110 - Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
  • AHC60410 - Advanced Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
  • SFI50211 - Diploma of Fishing Operations
  • SFI50111 - Diploma of Aquaculture