Coordinate and monitor the operation of irrigation delivery systems

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 NWP425B, 'Coordinate and monitor the operation of irrigation delivery systems'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1Confirm performance measures in irrigation system's management plan.

1.1 Identify customer requirements for irrigated culture.

1.2 Identify environmental factors that impact on the irrigation system.

1.3 Consult historic system information and stakeholders as appropriate

1.4 Confirm performance requirements for an irrigation system management plan.

2Monitor and coordinate processes and resource targets.

2.1 Correctly select, fit and use equipment, including personal protective equipment.

2.2 Apply monitoring and testing programs and identify, investigate and report any deviations from water quantity, quality, release or flow.

2.3 Evaluate the timeliness, volume and flow rates of water deliveries and identify, investigate and report deviations from agreed service levels.

2.4 Evaluate maintenance budgets, activity programs and output target measures and identify, investigate and report deviations from targets.

2.5 Identify and record links between operational problems and maintenance activities.

3Report outcomes of coordination and monitoring.

3.1 Analyse, record and report coordination and monitoring data according to organisational procedures and statutory requirements.

3.2 Identify and report current and potential problems according to organisational procedures.

3.3 Make recommendations for improvements in system performance and/or customer service.

Qualifications and Skillsets

NWP425B appears in the following qualifications:

  • NWP40107 - Certificate IV in Water Operations