Implement forestry chain of custody certification system

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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
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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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 FWPCOT5206, 'Implement forestry chain of custody certification system'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS

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. Confirm system requirements

1.1 Identify key requirements of relevant laws to confirm understanding and ensure consistency of interpretation and application to chain of custody requirements.

1.2 Clarify the relationship between chain of custody certification and forestry certification systems to ensure integration and compatibility of both systems.

1.3 Review traceability chain for documentation to ensure compliance with appropriate standards.

1.4 Review chain of custody certification system manual for applicability to work areas within the organisation.

2. Comply with system requirements

2.1 Arrange internal auditors for chain of custody system and conduct appropriate training.

2.2 Distribute traceability chain records and instruct appropriate personnel on how to enter relevant information.

2.3 Conduct training and induction on chain of custody certification system manual for work areas covered by the chain of custody system.

2.4 Manage chain of custody activities and audits across work areas to minimise non-compliance.

2.5 Report incidents of non-compliance in line with legal and organisational requirements.

2.6 Complete traceability chain records and store in line with chain of custody certification system manual requirements.

2.7 Report inadequacies in chain of custody certification system manual which may contribute to non- compliance.

3. Provide system support

3.1 Incorporate audit recommendations into a system improvement plan to rectify non-compliances and improve processes.

3.2 Contribute to continuous improvement process to ensure system remains effective.

4. Document the operation and monitoring of the system

4.1 Prepare information on system operation and disseminate to relevant internal and external personnel in line with system communication plan.

4.2 Periodically prepare reports on system operation identifying operational problems and disseminate to relevant internal and external personnel.

4.3 Prepare reports on any identified breaches of compliance and disseminate to relevant internal and external personnel.