Cut, sort and set cuttings

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 FPIFGM2209B, 'Cut, sort and set cuttings'.
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 cuttings

1.1. Applicable occupational health and safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to cutting, sorting and setting cuttings are identified and followed

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

1.3. Work order is reviewed and checked as required with appropriate personnel

1.4. Parent plant is prepared and suitable method applied to take cutting appropriate to the species

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

2. Sort and select cuttings

2.1. Work area is cleared and cleaned to eliminate contamination in line with hygiene practices, and organisational and environmental requirements

2.2. Cuttings are visually assessed and selected for propagation in line with work order requirements

2.3. Correct conditioning and storage procedures appropriate to species requirements are identified and followed to maintain maximum viability of cuttings

2.4. Discarded cutting material is disposed of in line with workplace waste disposal guidelines, and organisational and environmental requirements

3. Prepare growing site

3.1. Growing environment and weed retardants are prepared and applied in line with work order, and organisational and environmental requirements

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

3.3. Remedial action is taken as required to control pests and diseases in line with specified planting program and environmental requirements

3.4. Outcomes from cutting, sorting and setting cuttings are recorded and reported to the appropriate personnel

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPIFGM2209B appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI20105 - Certificate II in Forest Growing and Management