Manage sustainable tree inventory

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 FWPFGM6203, 'Manage sustainable tree inventory'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Manage sustainable tree inventory' 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

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. Conduct risk assessment for managing tree inventory

1.1 Research and analyse sustainable tree management requirements.

1.2 Identify resources and site characteristics.

1.3 Research and assess external influences on tree inventory.

1.4 Identify risks and potential outcomes related to identified resources and site characteristics and document risk management strategy.

2. Obtain approvals for development of tree inventory plan

2.1 Consult stakeholders and obtain support for development of tree inventory plan and management approach.

2.2 Obtain approval for identified inventory plan and management approach.

3. Prepare tree inventory plan for sustainable forest management

3.1 Identify administrative tools, physical resources and recording methodology.

3.2 Identify forest estate and associated management requirements.

3.3 Forecast required human and financial resources to manage inventory.

3.4 Establish quality assurance practices for collecting, documenting and verifying data.

3.5 Clearly document plan and communicate to appropriate personnel.

4. Manage the implementation of tree inventory plan

4.1 Explain inventory plan requirements and responsibilities to participating stakeholders.

4.2 Provide stakeholder support to ensure quality outcomes and objectives are met.

4.3 Monitor finances and resources and maintain record keeping systems.

4.4 Monitor risks and implement contingency management processes.

5. Evaluate tree inventory plan

5.1 Collect, analyse and store data about tree inventory in line with organisational procedures.

5.2 Identify and investigate variations in tree inventory outcomes and objectives.

5.3 Consult appropriate stakeholders on variation between desired results and actual outcomes.

5.4 Evaluate outcomes and processes against tree inventory plan.

5.5 Prepare recommendations for future plans based on consultation and analysis.