Develop simple prescribed burn plans

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 PUAFIR413, 'Develop simple prescribed burn plans'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify burn areas and burn objectives

1.1 Areas requiring prescribed burning are identified in the prescribed burn plan in accordance with organisational procedures

1.2 Burn objectives and actionsrequired are developed in accordance with organisational procedures

1.3 Target groups are identified and consultation process is initiated in accordance with organisational procedures

2. Prepare plans for prescribed burning

2.1 Fuel types and quantities within the burn area are determined

2.2 Fire behaviour and intensity required to meet burn objectives are determined

2.3 Burn ignition strategies and tactics suited to the location and that provide the fire behaviour required to meet objectives, are nominated in accordance with organisational procedures

2.4 Result of consultation undertaken and input is factored into the planning process in accordance with organisational procedures

2.5 Legislative requirements are identified and complied with

2.6 Hazards, the safety of people, and protection of property, assets,and the environment are taken into account through proposed ignition and control strategies and tactics

2.7 Required preparatory hazard mitigation and asset protection works are identified

2.8 Type and quantity of resources required are identified

2.9 Conditions for implementation of the strategies and tactics are specified in accordance with organisational procedures

2.10 Contingencies are outlined in prescribed burn plan

3. Gain prescribed burn approval

3.1 Burn plan is submitted for approval in accordance with legislative requirements and organisational procedures

3.2 Modifications and amendments to burn plan are made based on feedback received

3.3 Burn plan approval is gained