Operate tractors

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 AHCMOM202, 'Operate tractors'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Operate tractors' 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


Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare tractor for operation

1.1 Confirm the activity to be undertaken with supervisor, including identifying potential hazards and implementation of safe working procedures

1.2 Read the relevant machinery operation manual and observe manufacturer’s instructions

1.3 Use and maintain personal protective equipment

1.4 Select and attach equipment required to carry out work

1.5 Conduct safety pre operational checks on both tractor and attached equipment and report faults or malfunctions for repair

1.6 Attach equipment and loads that do not exceed the weight limitations or change the dynamic stability of the tractor

2. Operate tractor

2.1 Recognise and control risks to self and others

2.2 Steer, manoeuvre and position tractor in a smooth and controlled manner

2.3 Operate tractor according to low risk operating procedures in a controlled manner and monitored for performance and efficiency

2.4 Undertake work in accordance with the agreed plan and within the operating capacities and manufacturer's specifications

2.5 Recognise and minimise environmental impacts associated with tractor operation

3. Complete and check tractor operation

3.1 Conduct shut-down procedures

3.2 Perform routine operational servicing and minor maintenance

3.3 Identify and report malfunctions, faults, irregular performance or damage

3.4 Clean, decontaminate, secure and store tractor and attached equipment

3.5 Apply enterprise biosecurity policies where required

3.6 Maintain tractor and equipment use records