Prune trees

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 FPIFGM2205B, 'Prune trees'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Prune trees' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for pruning

1.1. Applicable occupational health and safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to pruning trees are identified and followed

1.2. Site environmental protection measures are identified and adhered to in line with relevant legislation and regulations

1.3. Pruning requirements are determined from work order and checked with appropriate personnel

1.4. Equipment appropriate to work requirements is selected and checked for operational effectiveness in line with manufacturer recommendations

1.5. Hazards and site conditions are inspected and assessed in line with regulations, site procedures and environmental requirements

1.6. Communication with others is established and maintained in line with OHS requirements

2. Select and prune trees

2.1. Trees are selected in line with work order to meet production target and quality requirements

2.2. Trees are pruned in line with work order to meet production target and quality requirements

2.3. Suitable personal protective clothing and equipment are selected, used and maintained in line with site procedures

2.4. Ladder handling and pruning techniques are used in line with site standards and OHS requirements

2.5. Problems and equipment faults are identified and reported in line with site procedures

3. Assess pruning quality

3.1. Trees are assessed to ensure appropriate selection, pruning quality and pruned stock level in line with work order and environmental requirements

3.2. Incorrect pruning is rectified in line with site procedures

3.3. Pruned material is disposed of in line with site procedures and environmental requirements

3.4. Pruning process is recorded and reported to the appropriate personnel

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPIFGM2205B appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI20105 - Certificate II in Forest Growing and Management