Assess pest management options

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 PRMPM02B, 'Assess pest management options'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Assess pest management options' 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

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1 Access work site

1.1 Access work site in accordance with company requirements

1.2 Review work order and identify any work site requirements in accordance with company requirements and clarify any issues with appropriate person(s)

1.3 Confirm authority of the client requesting services in accordance with legislative and company requirements

2 Clarify nature of the pest management problem

2.1 Review information on client record in accordance with company requirements

2.2 Clarify client perception of the pest problem and their needs and expectations using appropriate interpersonal skills and communication techniques

2.3 Conduct an initial review of the work site to confirm client's perception of the pest problem in accordance with legislative, occupational health and safety (OHS) and company requirements

3 Determine assessment method

3.1 Identify hazards and control risks with the assessment method at the work site in accordance with environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

3.2 Select and determine a safe, practical assessment method that is cost effective and minimises disruption to client activity and the existing condition of the premises in accordance with work order, manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

3.3 Obtain client agreement to the assessmentmethod prior to commencing in accordance with company requirements

3.4 Identify and select equipment requirements in accordance with legislative, OHS and company requirements

4 Conduct work site inspection

4.1 Determine type and condition of building and environment in accordance with work order and legislative and company requirements

4.2 Identify hazards and control risks at the work site in accordance with legislative, OHS and company requirements

4.3 Select and use suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and OHS and company requirements

4.4 Conduct assessment using pre-determined assessment method and safe operating practices in accordance with manufacturers' specifications, environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

4.5 Conduct inspection to identify accurately pest type, activity level, density and location of harbourages from available evidence and in accordance with work order, agreed assessment method and company requirements

5 Select pest management method options

5.1 Select effective pest management method options appropriate to the identified problem in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

5.2 Review pest management method options to confirm they meet client needs and are cost effective in accordance with work order and company requirements

5.3 Provide client with clear, accurate and concise information on pest management method options to enable informed decision-making in accordance with work order and company requirements

5.4 Access additional sources of information to clarify any issues concerning pest type, pestmanagement method options, manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative or OHS requirements

6 Complete assessment documentation

6.1 Document accurately information on pest problem, client requirements and proposed pest management method options in accordance with the work order and company requirements

6.2 Provide client with information on pest management plan prior to treatment in accordance with company requirements

6.3 Provide client with copy of assessment documentation in accordance with company requirements

6.4 Update client records with a copy of the assessment documentation in accordance with company requirements


Qualifications and Skillsets

PRMPM02B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PRM40209 - Certificate IV in Asset Maintenance (Pest Management)
  • PRM30204 - Certificate III in Asset Maintenance (Pest Management - Technical)
  • PUA32809 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Preventive Health)