Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

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 RTC2404A, 'Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders' 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

Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance Criteria

1

Prepare to treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

1.1

Plant pests, diseases and disorders which impact on commercial crops, gardens and turf, and natural areas are recognised by common name.

1.2

Details of the plant pest, disease and disorder occurrence are recorded and reported to the supervisor.

1.3

Treatment methods are selected in consultation with the supervisor.

1.4

Equipment is selected and prepared for use according to enterprise guidelines and manufacturers specifications.

1.5

OHS hazards are identified, risks assessed and reported to the supervisor.

2

Apply treatments to plant pests, diseases and disorders

2.1

Suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) is selected, used, maintained and stored.

2.2

Treatments are prepared according to supervisor's instructions and manufacturers guidelines.

2.3

Treatments are applied in such a way that non-target damage is minimised.

2.4

Treatments are applied according to OHS and regulatory requirements.

3

Carry out post treatment operations

3.1

Equipment is shut down and cleaned with full consideration of environmental impacts.

3.2

Treatment waste is disposed of causing minimal environmental damage.

3.3

Records are maintained according to enterprise guidelines.


Qualifications and Skillsets

RTC2404A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIS20310 - Certificate II in Sport and Recreation
  • SIF30208 - Certificate III in Gravedigging, Grounds and Maintenance
  • FPI20105 - Certificate II in Forest Growing and Management
  • HLT21207 - Certificate II in Health Support Services
  • RGR20408 - Certificate II in Racing Services (Track Maintenance)