Implement sustainable forestry practices

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 FPICOT5201B, 'Implement sustainable forestry practices'.
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



1. Prepare for and implement sustainable forestry strategies

1.1. Applicable occupational health and safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to implementing sustainable forestry practices are identified and followed

1.2. Environmental management strategies are developed and implemented using available resources in line with organisational guidelines

1.3. Consultative processes are used to negotiate and agree strategy processes, objectives and timelines

1.4. Strategies are assessed for effectiveness in reducing waste disposal in line with organisational environmental management policies

1.5. Strategies are revised to ensure ongoing improvement in line with organisational requirements

2. Manage integrity of water bodies

2.1. Water is sourced and used from locations other than mains water, as required in line with organisational and legislative guidelines

2.2. Run-off water is managed to optimise use and minimise pollutants in line with organisational environmental management practice

2.3. Planting strategies are developed to efficiently and appropriately use available water supply and manage run-off

2.4. Irrigation/watering strategies are developed in line with organisational guidelines

3. Manage integrity of soil

3.1. Wind and water erosion is minimised by planting patterns and species

3.2. Nutrients and texture of the soil are managed to maintain soil productivity

3.3. Irrigation/watering strategies are developed in line with organisational guidelines

4. Undertake an environmental audit

4.1. Need for environmental audit is determined and audit is conducted in line with organisational policies and procedures

4.2. Environmental considerations are covered in the audit, in line with organisational policies and legislative requirements

4.3. Recommendations are developed that are verifiable and sufficiently detailed to meet audit and organisational requirements

4.4. Business equipment and technology are used to access, analyse and organise information in line with organisational requirements

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPICOT5201B appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI50105 - Diploma of Forest and Forest Products
  • FPI60111 - Advanced Diploma of Forest Industry Sustainability