Develop and manage a Forestry Chain of Custody certification process for the workplace

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 FPICOT6202A, 'Develop and manage a Forestry Chain of Custody certification process for the workplace'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Review applicable certification requirements

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

1.2. Chain of custody certification requirements and forestry certification systems are reviewed and certification requirements interpreted to ensure compatibility between the systems

1.3. Document traceability chain is interpreted for certification requirements applicable to the organisation

2. Develop a chain of custody certification management system

2.1. Each area and operation applicable to certification management is investigated to determine options for a certification management system that is consistent with legislative requirements

2.2. Components for the effective and efficient operation of the proposed certification management system are investigated

2.3. Potential internal certification system auditors are identified and suitable training options selected and implemented

2.4. Strategies for developing a chain of custody certification management culture in the organisation are developed in collaboration with relevant internal and external personnel

2.5. Induction process for all staff is developed and implemented in collaboration with relevant internal and external personnel

2.6. Processes and procedures for identifying and managing breaches are identified and documented

2.7. Reporting requirements are determined and suitable processes and procedures developed to meet requirements

2.8. Resources to ensure implementation are budgeted and assigned

2.9. Chain of custody certification plan is developed and approval for the plan sought from management

3. Document chain of custody certification management system

3.1. Specifications for the various components of the chain of custody certification management system are documented in line with organisational and legislative requirements

3.2. Action schedule for implementing, reviewing and maintaining the system is documented

3.3. External certification entities with the necessary authority to issue chain of custody certification to the relevant Australian Standard are contacted to review the system

3.4. Values statement is written in consultation with management that covers the necessary elements of the chain of custody certification management system

4. Establish the planned chain of custody certification management system

4.1. Management and operations personnel are trained before they assume certification management responsibilities

4.2. Components of the certification system are established in collaboration with assigned staff

4.3. Operation of the certification system is monitored in collaboration with assigned staff in line with the approved plan

4.4. Periodic reviews of the certification system are conducted in collaboration with assigned staff in line with the approved plan

4.5. Reports are prepared on the operation and review of the certification system in line with established procedures and regulatory and compliance obligations

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPICOT6202A appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI60111 - Advanced Diploma of Forest Industry Sustainability