Prepare and produce value added products

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 AMPR322, 'Prepare and produce value added products'.
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 and operate processing equipment used in producing value-added products

1.1 Prepared and operate processing equipment according to hygiene, and health and safety requirements

1.2 Identify faults in line with manufacturer and workplace requirements

1.3 Use equipment according to manufacturer, workplace and workplace health and safety requirements

1.4 Performed start-up and shut-down procedures according to manufacturer and workplace requirements

2. Clean processing equipment

2.1 Clean equipment to manufacturer's, workplace health and safety, hygiene and workplace requirements

3. Follow recipe

3.1 Follow recipes to prepare and produce value-added products to product specifications

4. Select ingredients for formulation of value-added products

4.1 Select ingredients in accordance with recipes, policy and practice, and regulatory requirements

4.2 Weigh ingredients in accordance with recipe specifications and regulatory requirements

4.3 Label ingredients according to workplace and regulatory requirements

5. Prepare meat, stuffings, seasonings and force meat for value-added products

5.1 Prepare meat according to recipes, policy and practice

5.2 Prepare stuffings, seasonings and force meat in accordance with recipes, policy and practice

6. Prepare pastry, marinades, sauces, and glazes for value-added product

6.1 Prepare pastry, marinades, sauces and glazes in accordance with recipes, policy and practice

7. Mix ingredients

7.1 Weigh ingredients in accordance with recipe requirements

7.2 Add ingredients to meat according to recipes, product specifications and regulatory requirements

7.3 Blend ingredients to achieve product consistency according to recipes and product specifications

8. Produce value-added products

8.1 Formulate product according to product specifications

8.2 Present product according to product specifications and policy and procedures

8.3 Use pastry types according to recipes and workplace requirements

8.4 Skewer meat according to recipes and workplace requirements

9. Store products and ingredients

9.1 Store product according to workplace and regulatory requirements

9.2 Store ingredients according to workplace and regulatory requirements

9.3 Identify shelf life of products and take appropriate action

9.4 Identify effects of ingredients on shelf life and take appropriate action