Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

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 AHCPMG202, 'Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders'.
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. Prepare to treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

1.1 Recognise plant pests, diseases and disorders by common name

1.2 Record details of the plant pest, disease and disorder occurrence and report to the supervisor

1.3 Select treatment methods in consultation with the supervisor

1.4 Calculate application rates required if spraying is necessary, and confirm calculations with supervisor

1.5 Select and prepare equipment for use according to enterprise guidelines, supervisor’s directions and manufacturer's specifications

1.6 Identify work health and safety hazards and report safety concerns to the supervisor

1.7 Place caution or hazard signs and signals as required by work instructions and standard operating procedures

2. Apply treatments to plant pests, diseases and disorders

2.1 Wear personal protective equipment according to work health and safety policies and procedures

2.2 Prepare treatments according to supervisor's instructions, safety data sheets or chemical labels and manufacturer’s guidelines

2.3 Apply treatments according to work health and safety, environmental and regulatory requirements, to minimise damage to non-target species

3. Carry out post treatment operation

3.1 Clean and store personal protective equipment and application equipment

3.2 Dispose of treatment waste in a way that causes minimal environmental damage or biosecurity risks

3.3 Maintain records according to enterprise guidelines and regulatory requirements

3.4 Monitor response to treatment