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 AHCLSC101, 'Support landscape work'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Support landscape work' 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
Elements describe the essential outcomes.
Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.
1. Prepare materials, tools and equipment for landscaping work
1.1 Identify the required materials, tools and equipment according to lists provided or supervisor's instructions
1.2 Conduct checks on materials, tools and equipment with insufficient or faulty items reported to the supervisor
1.3 demonstrate correct manual handling techniques when loading and unloading materials
1.4 Select and check suitable personal protective equipment (PPE)
1.5 Provide landscaping support according to workplace health and safety requirements and workplace information
1.6 Identify and report workplace hazards to the supervisor
2. Undertake landscape work as directed
2.1 Follow instructions and directions provided by supervisor and seek clarification when necessary
2.2 Undertake landscape work in a safe and environmentally appropriate manner
2.3 Carry out interactions with other staff and customers in a positive manner
2.4 Follow enterprise policy and procedures in relation to workplace practices, handling and disposal of materials
2.5 Report problems or difficulties in completing work to required standards or timelines to supervisor
3. Handle materials and equipment
3.1 Store waste material and debris produced during landscape work in a designated area according to supervisor's instructions
3.2 Handle and transport materials, equipment and machinery according to supervisor's instructions and enterprise guidelines
3.3 Maintain a clean and safe work site while undertaking landscaping activities
4. Clean up on completion of landscaping work
4.1 Return materials to store or dispose of according to supervisor's instructions
4.2 Clean, maintain and store tools and equipment according to manufacturer's specifications and supervisor's instructions
4.3 Make good the site according to supervisor's instructions
4.4 Report work outcomes to the supervisor