Breed 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 FPIFGM5215A, 'Breed trees'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Breed 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. Plan tree breeding

1.1. Applicable Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to tree breeding are identified and followed

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

1.3. Timeline and budget are identified and checked with appropriate personnel

1.4. Organisational strategic and marketing plans are reviewed and analysed to identify impact on tree breeding operation

1.5. Consultative processes are used to obtain input to the plan in line with operational requirements

1.6. Desirable breeding characteristics are identified for the breeding plan

1.7. Appropriate reproduction techniques are selected to optimise propagation of the trees

1.8. Breeding plan is developed, documented and communicated in line with organisational requirements

1.9. Necessary approvals are sought and obtained in line with organisational requirements

2. Implement breeding operation

2.1. Breeding operation is implemented in line with schedule, budget and legislative requirements

2.2. Required resources and authorisations are obtained in line with organisational and legislative requirements

2.3. Schedule for site is organised in conjunction with technical operators in line with organisational requirements

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

2.5. Documentation requirements are identified and recorded in line with OHS requirements

3. Monitor tree breeding

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

3.2. Breeding operation is checked to ensure environmental, OHS, organisational and legislative compliance requirements are met, and documentation is completed and submitted as required

3.3. Communication with operations supervisor is maintained in line with OHS and organisational requirements

3.4. Breeding plan and processes are amended as required to ensure specifications, quality and performance targets are met

4. Review tree breeding

4.1. Tree breeding operation is reviewed against breeding plan and organisational requirements

4.2. Information and data is analysed to determine effectiveness of breeding operation and improvements to future plans

4.3. Recommendations for future operations are prepared based on findings of analysis and consultation

4.4. Tree breeding operation is recorded and reported to the appropriate personnel

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPIFGM5215A appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI50105 - Diploma of Forest and Forest Products