Recommend plants and cultural practices

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 RTC4024A, 'Recommend plants and cultural practices'.
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

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Identify client preferences and requirements


Contact is initiated with the client when appropriate and according to enterprise customer service policy.


The purpose of the planting and cultural and environmental factors of the intended planting site are clarified and defined by gathering all relevant information from the client according to enterprise customer service policy.


Botanical and common names are used to describe plants according to client preferences and requirements.


The client is informed of the enterprises policy on the provision of advice and customer service under law.


Select plants to suit specific situations


Plants and their growth and performance characteristics that suit the specific situation are identified according to researched and experiential awareness and enterprise guidelines.


Available plants are compared assessed and evaluated according to sound problem-solving techniques and enterprise guidelines.


The best choice is determined, based on reasoned argument, appropriate evidence, sound principles, enterprise customer service policy and industry standards.


Advise on plants for specific situations


The recommended plants for specific situations and uses, their growth and performance characteristics and particular planting, cultural and maintenance requirements are clearly explained to the client according to enterprise customer service policy.


The original supplier of the plant is referred to where necessary.


Client requests for clarification or expansion are responded to by the use of attentive listening and questioning techniques according to enterprise customer service policy.


Purchase options and availability of recommended plants are outlined according to enterprise customer service policy and industry standards.


Recommendations are recorded and reports are made to the manager according to enterprise customer service policy.

Qualifications and Skillsets

RTC4024A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIS40410 - Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation