Apply pesticide to manage pests

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 PRMPM06B, 'Apply pesticide to manage pests'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Apply pesticide to manage pests' 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 and assess work site

1.1 Access work site in accordance with company requirements

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

1.3 Determine assessment method in accordance with work order and company requirements

2 Inspect site for pests and develop a pest management plan

2.1 Identify hazards and control risks at the work site in accordance with legislative, occupational health and safety (OHS), public health and safety and company requirements

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

2.3 Identify type and extent of pest and pest activity in accordance with work order and company requirements

2.4 Select most appropriate pesticide application method(s) to manage the pest in accordance with work order, manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

2.5 Advise client of proposed pest management plan in accordance with work order and company requirements

2.6 Confirm client willingness to proceed with implementation of the pest management plan in accordance with company requirements

3 Prepare site for treatment

3.1 Identify hazards and control risks at the work site in accordance with work order, manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

3.2 Determine the size and usage pattern of the work site to ensure safety of all personnel and efficient use of equipment and pesticides

3.3 Install appropriate signage and barriers as required to maximise public health and safety during the treatment operation

3.4 Identify any factors affecting the completion of the work order and advise promptly the appropriate person(s)

4 Select and prepare equipment and pesticides

4.1 Select and use suitable PPE in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and legislative, OHS and company requirements

4.2 Select equipment appropriate for completion of the pest management plan

4.3 Check operational effectiveness of application and access equipment in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and legislative, OHS and company requirements

4.4 Adjust equipment to suit operator's requirements in accordance with manufacturers' specifications

4.5 Select pesticides in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and legislative, OHS and company requirements

4.6 Calculate accurately the pesticide quantities required for the work order in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and legislative and OHS requirements

4.7 Mix or otherwise prepare pesticide(s) in accordance with the product label directions, manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

5 Apply pesticides

5.1 Treat work site using appropriate equipment and pesticides as identified in the pest management plan

5.2 Conduct all work using safe operating practices in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

5.3 Respond to emergency situations using emergency response procedures in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

6 Restore work site and complete documentation

6.1 Collect and remove all equipment, pesticides and waste in accordance with work order and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

6.2 Remove and dispose of any waste arising from accidental spillages or contamination in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

6.3 Restore work site in accordance with the work order, client requests and environmental and company requirements

6.4 Eliminate hazards prior to handover in accordance with environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

6.5 Remove any signage and barriers used when work site is available for re-use in accordance with work order and OHS and company requirements

6.6 Notify appropriate person(s) of any further hazard reduction or rectification measures necessary in accordance with environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

6.7 Complete and distribute regulatory and company documentation in accordance with legislative and company requirements

7 Clean, safety-check and store equipment and pesticides

7.1 Clean and decontaminate equipment and PPE in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and environmental, OHS and company requirements

7.2 Safety-check equipment and PPE and record any maintenance required in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and OHS and company requirements

7.3 Store cleaned equipment and PPE to allow ready access and re-use in accordance with company requirements

7.4 Transport and store pesticides in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and OHS and company requirements

7.5 Dispose of all collected waste in accordance with work order and manufacturers' specifications and environmental, legislative, OHS and company requirements

7.6 Treat exposed skin to remove any contamination in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and OHS and company requirements


Qualifications and Skillsets

PRMPM06B 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)