Plan and implement non-commercial thinning operations

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 FPIFGM3206B, 'Plan and implement non-commercial thinning operations'.
Google Links
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Books
Reference books for 'Plan and implement non-commercial thinning operations' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Plan thinning operations

1.1. Applicable occupational health and safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to planning and implementing non-commercial thinning operations are identified and followed

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

1.3. Thinning operation parameters and method of operation are identified and checked with appropriate personnel

1.4. Relevant plans, legislation and regulations are reviewed and assessed to identify impact on thinning operations

1.5. Sample area is identified and trees are measured in line with organisational procedures

1.6. Level of overwood treatment is recommended, accounting for habitat or seed tree considerations in line with organisational procedures

1.7. Necessary approvals are sought and obtained in line with organisational procedures

2. Implement thinning operations

2.1. Thinning operations are implemented in line with plans, budget, OHS, environmental and legislative requirements

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

2.3. Required resources, equipment and authorisations are coordinated and obtained in line with organisational and legislative requirements

2.4. Schedule for operations is organised with appropriate personnel in line with organisational requirements

2.5. Trees are marked for treatment in line with plan and organisational procedures

2.6. Documentation requirements are identified and completed in line with OHS requirements

3. Monitor thinning operations

3.1. Monitoring points are identified and adhered to in line with organisational procedures

3.2. Operation is checked to ensure compliance with environmental, OHS, organisational and legislative requirements

3.3. Communication with coordinating personnel is maintained in line with OHS requirements

3.4. Operations are amended as required to ensure specifications, quality and performance targets are met

4. Review thinning operations

4.1. Operation is reviewed against inventory program and organisational and environmental requirements

4.2. Information and data are analysed to determine effectiveness of thinning operations and improvements to future operations

4.3. Recommendations for future operations are prepared, based on assessment of information collected

4.4. Operation processes are recorded and reported to the appropriate personnel


Qualifications and Skillsets

FPIFGM3206B appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI30105 - Certificate III in Forest Growing and Management