Prepare timber to meet import/export compliance requirements

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Assessment Tool
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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
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Wiki Markup
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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 FPICOT3250A, 'Prepare timber to meet import/export compliance requirements'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Review regulatory requirements for import/export of timber

1.1. Applicable Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), legislative, environmental and organisational requirements relevant to preparing timber to meet import/export compliance requirements are identified and followed

1.2. AQIS requirements relevant to timber import/export are identified

1.3. Specific environmental legislative requirements relevant to timber import/export are identified

1.4. Compliance requirements are interpreted and confirmed

1.5. Compliance requirements for the organisation are examined in terms of critical implications, risks and consequences of possible breaches

2. Ensure timber compliance for import/export

2.1. Timber for import/export is identified and wood properties are recognised

2.2. Timber is examined, biohazards associated with the particular species identified and a risk assessment undertaken

2.3. Need for timber treatment is determined and arrangements made for treatment to ensure compliance

2.4. Need for phytosanitary certificates is established and arrangements made for procurement

3. Document compliance requirements

3.1. Branding of timber is completed and checked in line with regulatory requirements

3.2. Forest certification records are obtained and forwarded to relevant authorities

3.3. Records and reports of compliance requirements are prepared and submitted to appropriate internal and external personnel

3.4. Breaches of compliance requirements are reported to those with sufficient authority to correct them

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPICOT3250A appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI30105 - Certificate III in Forest Growing and Management
  • FPI30205 - Certificate III in Harvesting and Haulage
  • FPI30505 - Certificate III in Timber Manufactured Products
  • FPI30405 - Certificate III in Wood Panel Products
  • FPI30305 - Certificate III in Sawmilling and Processing
  • FPI30605 - Certificate III in Timber Merchandising