Implement Forestry Chain of Custody certification system

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 FPICOT5206A, 'Implement Forestry Chain of Custody certification system'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Confirm system requirements

1.1. Applicable Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to implementing a forestry chain of custody certification system are identified and followed

1.2. Key requirements of the legislation are clarified to confirm understanding and ensure consistency of interpretation and application

1.3. Relationship between chain of custody certification and forestry certification systems is clarified to ensure integration and compatibility of both systems

1.4. Documentation requirements for traceability chain are reviewed to ensure effective workplace implementation to appropriate standards

2. Comply with system requirements

2.1. Systems manual is reviewed for applicability to work areas within the organisation

2.2. Internal auditors of the chain of custody system are appointed and appropriate training conducted

2.3. Traceability chain records are distributed and appropriate personnel instructed on how to enter relevant information

2.4. Training and induction on systems manual is conducted for work areas covered by the chain of custody system

2.5. Chain of custody activities are managed across work areas so that non-compliance is minimised

2.6. Incidents of non-compliance are reported in line with legislative and workplace requirements

2.7. Traceability chain records are completed and stored in line with systems manual requirements

2.8. Inadequacies in systems manual which may contribute to non-compliance are raised in line with workplace procedures

3. Provide system support

3.1. Audit recommendations are incorporated into improvement plans to rectify non-compliance or improve processes

3.2. Contributions are made to the continuous improvement process to ensure the system remains effective

4. Document the operation and monitoring of the system

4.1. Information on the operation of the system is prepared and disseminated to relevant internal and external personnel in line with the system communication plan

4.2. Periodic reports on the operation of the system identifying any operational problems are prepared and disseminated to relevant internal and external personnel

4.3. Reports on any identified breaches of compliance are prepared and disseminated to relevant internal and external personnel

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPICOT5206A appears in the following qualifications:

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