Prepare acid sulphate soil management plans

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 AHCSOL403, 'Prepare acid sulphate soil management plans'.
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. Conduct assessment of the disturbing activity for ASS risk

1.1 Establish and document current or proposed land use following discussions with landholder and relevant consent authority

1.2 Assess site data following industry guidelines and relevant consent authority standards

1.3 Establish compliance issues with relevant regulatory authority or environmental legislation or industry procedures

1.4 Communicate site investigations to landholder and establish agreement to develop a management plan in accordance with relevant consent authority requirements

2. Develop ASS remediation or management strategy

2.1 Review field investigation and laboratory test data and match to strategy options consistent with industry principles and relevant consent authority standards

2.2 Identify ASS management options consistent with industry guidelines and relevant consent authority requirements

2.3 Identify and document remediation or management strategies in consultation with the landholder and relevant consent authority

3. Prepare an ASS site management plan

3.1 Check remediation or management strategies against industry guidelines and relevant consent authority requirements

3.2 Incorporate design specifications for structures in management plan details

3.3 Detail monitoring strategies for the site in line with prevailing site factors and relevant consent authority standards

3.4 List on site responsibilities following industry guidelines and relevant consent authority requirements

3.5 Ensure contingency procedures in accordance with industry guidelines and relevant consent authority requirements