Comply with soil and water protection

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 FWPCOT3258, 'Comply with soil and water protection'.
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



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.

1. Prepare for work

1.1 Identify and review organisational and legal requirements relevant to soil and water protection for various forest types.

1.2 Identify and interpret key principles and requirements that apply to erosion mitigation, sediment and other pollutant control, surface/ground water protection and catchment.

1.3 Identify and review operations plan and clarify work requirements with appropriate personnel.

2. Conduct erosion and other pollutant control measures

2.1 Identify soil erodibility, adverse weather, environmental features and other factors likely to influence soil and water protection measures.

2.2 Select and use materials, equipment and machinery in line with regulatory requirements.

2.3 Apply erosion, sediment and other pollution control measures in line with forest operational plans.

2.4 Identify situations requiring specialist advice and seek assistance.

3. Monitor work practices

3.1 Monitor and adjust work practices to meet changing conditions.

3.2 Monitor and maintain erosion, sediment and other pollutant control measures in line with organisational requirements.

3.3 Identify and report non-compliant work practices to appropriate personnel.

3.4 Identify improved work practices and make recommendations for improved work.

4. Maintain records

4.1 Revise and update forest operational plan and organisational procedures as required.

4.2 Document and report work activities.