Contribute to environmental health operations

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 DEFPHL001, 'Contribute to environmental health operations'.
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



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.


Provide support to environmental health planning


Attend and participate in planning briefs and activities to contribute to team planning tasks


Gather and communicate information in support of environmental health planning to team leader


Provide environmental health advice


Identify scope of task and clarify health support assessment requirements


Develop advice that is in accordance with a full consideration of identified health threats


Conduct environmental health research to meet task requirements


Identify need and gain assistance from environmental health assets, as required


Identify environmental health measures in consideration of health threats


Formulate environmental health advice in consultation with identified stakeholders


Implement environmental health measures


Establish personal hygiene facilities in accordance with task and operational procedures


Supervise the establishment of field waste facilities


Monitor the quality of field water and food supply in accordance with health plan and operational procedures


Implement environmental injury control measures to ensure maximum safety to personnel


Monitor environmental health measures


Monitor personnel health in accordance with operational procedures


Assist line managers with physical health inspections


Detect and respond to the outbreak of disease in accordance with health plan and operational procedures


Compile reports and returns, as required


Seek feedback from identified stakeholders regarding effectiveness and acceptance of environmental health measures


Monitor the implementation of environmental health measures in accordance with operational procedures