Implement and manage groundwater management plan

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 NWP514B, 'Implement and manage groundwater management plan'.
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



1Prepare for the management of groundwater.

1.1 Confirm performance measures for the groundwater management plan.

1.2 Identify and interpret legislative requirements and organisational policies for the management of groundwater.

1.3 Identify stakeholder requirements that impact on the groundwater quality, quantity and conservation.

1.4 Gather historical groundwater information and evaluate as input to the management process.

1.5 Identify, interpret and assess water quality and quantity requirements.

1.6 Identify and interpret environmental and developmental factors that impact on the groundwater.

2Implement the groundwater management plan.

2.1 Inform and educate stakeholders about groundwater activity regulations.

2.2 Develop management plan activities.

2.3 Develop and present the implementation plan.

2.4 Coordinate management plan activities.

3Monitor the groundwater management plan.

3.1 Design and implement monitoring and testing programs.

3.2 Analyse, interpret and record test results.

3.3 Identify and investigate current and/or potential problems and report results and recommendations.

3.4 Monitor groundwater usage and quality according to the plan.

3.5 Identify, investigate and report breaches of usage provisions and changes to quality parameters.

4Evaluate and review the performance of the groundwater management plan.

4.1 Identify, investigate and report deviations of planned groundwater usage quality and management from plan procedures.

4.2 Make recommendations for changes to objectives and implementation procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

NWP514B appears in the following qualifications:

  • NWP50107 - Diploma of Water Operations