Operate a single grip harvester

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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
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
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 FWPHAR3214, 'Operate a single grip harvester'.
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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. Plan and prepare for operation

1.1 Review work order and clarify with appropriate personnel.

1.2 Assess type and quantity of material to be processed with a single grip harvester.

1.3 Select appropriate equipment and check for operational effectiveness.

1.4 Plan single grip harvester operations in line with site procedures, and environmental and heritage concerns.

2. Operate a single grip harvester

2.1 Establish and maintain communication with relevant personnel.

2.2 Carry out pre-operational checks on single grip harvester.

2.3 Detect site hazards associated with single grip harvester operations and plan safe operating techniques to minimise risk.

2.4 Position machinery and harvesting head to ensure stability and to effectively fell and process felled trees.

2.5 Use and adjust operating techniques to achieve optimum efficiency in felling trees.

2.6 Process felled trees safely and effectively.

3. Select, remove and fit cutting attachments

3.1 Select cutting attachment to suit the task.

3.2 Fit, use and remove cutting attachment in line with manufacturer's recommendations and site requirements.

3.3 Clean and store cutting attachment in designated location.

4. Carry out machine operator maintenance

4.1 Park and shut-down single grip harvester in line with site procedures.

4.2 Conduct visual inspection to identify issues and faults.

4.3 Remove and replace defective parts in line with manufacturer's recommendations.

4.4 Clean, check and carry out routine maintenance tasks on single grip harvester.

4.5 Clean work area and dispose of, or recycle waste materials, in line with site environmental management plan.

4.6 Record and single grip harvester operations and maintenance activities, in line with site procedures.