Implement a pest management plan

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 AHCPMG409, 'Implement a pest management plan'.
Google Links
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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 and allocate resources for the pest management plan

1.1 Consult with management on the prepared pest management plan and discuss timelines, milestones and objectives

1.2 Conduct a site inspection

1.3 Consult with stakeholders and discuss the pest management plan with a view to gaining cooperation from all involved and provide advice on pest management activities

1.4 Identify budgetary restraints and allocated resources

1.5 Identify human health and environmental and biosecurity risks

1.6 Allocate personnel with relevant skills and competency to complete required activities

1.7 Apply relevant work health and safety standards, other Federal, State/Territory and local legislation and regulations relevant to the allocation and procurement of human and physical resources

1.8 Procure machinery, equipment, tools and materials identified in the plan

2. Brief personnel on pest management plan activities

2.1 Inform personnel of the requirements of the pest management plan

2.2 Inform personnel of land owner or manager expectations and reporting and recording requirements

2.3 Advise personnel of work health and safety standards and other statutory and regulatory requirements to be applied when carrying out required activities

3. Implement the pest management plan

3.1 Check machinery, equipment, tools and materials for serviceability

3.2 Check personal protective equipment and clothing used or worn by personnel for compliance

3.3 Manage the pest control techniques used

3.4 Monitor procedures and skills applied by personnel for compliance with work health and safety standards, animal welfare guidelines if required, chemical use if required, and environmental sustainability guidelines

3.5 Provide feedback, advice and coaching to personnel, as required, to improve or correct processes and skills

4. Coordinate contingency management activities

4.1 Reschedule activities that are not carried out due to accident, injuries, other incident or unfavourable conditions within the monthly, weekly or daily work plans

4.2 Notify personnel, management and other relevant stakeholders of changes to the schedule

5. Report progress in relation to pest management plan

5.1 Assess reports and records supplied by personnel to determine whether progress is in line with the pest management plan

5.2 Document and compile reports and records

5.3 Provide regular progress reports to management and other relevant stakeholders