Provide advice and sell farm chemicals

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 AHCMER403, 'Provide advice and sell farm chemicals'.
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. Identify customer needs

1.1 Use interpersonal skills to identify customer needs

1.2 Handle customer enquiries courteously and promptly

1.3 Match available products to customer needs and against environmental considerations

1.4 Research and update knowledge and understanding of farm chemicals and related products from authoritative sources

1.5 Research local enterprise and district requirements for farm chemical products

2. Provide product advice

2.1 Provide advice that addresses customer needs in a timely and professional manner and is in line with enterprise and legislative requirements

2.2 Consider and discuss environmental considerations, non-chemical alternatives and additional products

2.3 Address customers concerns and questions

2.4 Ensure that information and directions on the product label are understood by the customer

2.5 Provide relevant safety information to the customer for recommended products

2.6 Prepare and supply quotations

3. Sell products

3.1 Ensure relevant licences/accreditation regarding the sale and handling of farm chemicals are held by salesperson and enterprise

3.2 Complete sales in to customer's satisfaction in accordance with enterprise and legislative requirements

3.3 Supply Safety Data Sheets (SDS) to customers purchasing registered chemicals.

3.4 Identify and respond to opportunities for add-on and repeat sales

3.5 Monitor sales results against specified criteria

3.6 Review sales techniques to enhance future sales results

4. Handle and maintain products

4.1 Handle and store farm chemical products safely and efficiently in line with manufacturer, work health and safety and chemical legislation requirements

4.2 Complete documentation

4.3 Monitor stock levels and follow re-ordering procedures