Supervise natural area restoration works

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 AHCNAR401A, 'Supervise natural area restoration works'.
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



1. Identify scope of natural area restoration works

1.1. Nature of restoration works and extent of responsibilities are identified and checked against relevant contract documentation.

1.2. Personnel and other resources (in-house or by contractor) required to undertake restoration works are identified according to the scope of the project and relevant documentation provided.

1.3. A work program is developed according to the needs of management and/or the client to ensure that project outcomes are reached within designated time lines.

1.4. Potential environmental impacts of the proposed restoration works is determined and advised to manager/client.

1.5. Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) hazards are identified, risks assessed and risk controls are implemented, monitored and reviewed.

2. Coordinate the supply of materials/equipment

2.1. Material quantities and equipment requirements are calculated and coordinated to ensure an on-going work program is maintained according to the scope of the project.

2.2. Materials are ordered, checked for specified quantity and quality then stockpiled according to enterprise guidelines.

2.3. Specific delivery requirements are conveyed and confirmed with suppliers to ensure materials are delivered to suit the work program.

2.4. Rejected materials or products are sent back to the supplier for replacement according to enterprise guidelines.

3. Monitor restoration works

3.1. The work program is monitored and adjusted, if necessary, to ensure that project outcomes are reached within designated time lines or to accommodate any client changes or directions.

3.2. Work is monitored and adjusted, if necessary, to ensure project outcomes are achieved.

3.3. Project contract direction is periodically given to the contractor for action in written instructions.

3.4. Issues likely to cause delays, or alter the scope of the works, are identified, recorded and reported to management and/or the client according to enterprise guidelines.

3.5. Alterations to the scope of the work are costed using agreed unit rates by the contractor and variations are forwarded in writing for approval by the client.

3.6. Periodic inspection of work are undertaken to ensure project outcomes are achieved and to make progress payments.

3.7. The work site is monitored to ensure it remains in a clean, tidy and safe condition throughout and on completion of restoration works.

4. Prepare site for completion

4.1. Site is inspected prior to practical completion to ensure all works have been undertaken according to contract documents and the relevant documentation.

4.2. Any works not complying are noted and rectified according to the contract specification as outstanding items.

4.3. A completed restoration works report is produced, recorded and communicated to management and/or the client according to enterprise guidelines.

4.4. Following completion of outstanding items a Practical Completion Certificate is forwarded to the contractor.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCNAR401A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC40410 - Certificate IV in Horticulture
  • AHC40910 - Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management
  • SFI40311 - Certificate IV in Seafood Industry (Environmental Management)