Conduct an instrument survey

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 FPIFGM3203B, 'Conduct an instrument survey'.
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. Plan instrument survey

1.1. Applicable occupational health and safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to conducting an instrument survey are identified and followed

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

1.3. Survey purpose and specifications are identified and checked as required with appropriate personnel

1.4. Relevant information is obtained, interpreted and analysed for impact on current survey

1.5. Surveytools, equipment and personnel requirements are coordinated and scheduled

1.6. Permit or licence requirements are identified and organised in line with organisational requirements

1.7. Survey method/s is selected and instrument survey is planned, scheduled and communicated to appropriate personnel

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

2. Implement and monitor instrument survey

2.1. Instrument survey is conducted in line with work order, and environmental and OHS requirements

2.2. Individuals, bodies and groups are consulted as required during survey activity

2.3. Survey procedures are systematically monitored to ensure survey specifications are being met in line with survey plan

2.4. Survey plan is modified as required in response to equipment, personnel, site condition changes and environmental requirements

2.5. Routine checks are conducted to ensure survey documentation and data are accurately and continuously recorded and completed

2.6. Regular communication with survey personnel is maintained to ensure continuous workflow and progress

2.7. Survey progress is routinely reviewed to ensure and maintain efficient options, and hazards or impediments to the survey are promptly rectified

3. Review instrument survey

3.1. Survey documentation and data are compiled and organised for review

3.2. Map or plan is prepared in line with survey purpose requirements

3.3. Survey report is prepared in appropriate format and processed in line with organisational guidelines

3.4. Evaluation of survey plan and processes is undertaken and documented for use in reviewing and revising future instrument surveys

3.5. Instrument survey outcomes are recorded and reported in line with site procedures and organisational requirements

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPIFGM3203B appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI30205 - Certificate III in Harvesting and Haulage