Design plant displays

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 RTF4001A, 'Design plant displays'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Design plant displays' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Carry out preliminary planning activities


Concepts for the display are discussed and clarified with client/management.


Site/location is analysed for aesthetic, environmental and physical attributes.


Time-lines for display are determined and incorporated into the plan.


Budget parameters are clarified with client/manager.


Concept plan is documented using common horticultural conventions.


Concept plan is presented to client and agreement reached on design.


OHS hazards are identified, risks assessed, and implementation of controls costed.


Determine requirements for the display


Plants suitable for display are selected, costed, and availability confirmed with suppliers and appropriate personnel.


Accessories for the display are determined, costed, and availability confirmed with suppliers and appropriate personnel.


Labour, equipment and machinery required to install display are determined, costed and arranged.


Scaled plan and quotation is prepared and presented to appropriate personnel for approval where required.


Supervise installation of display


Plan is communicated clearly to those who will prepare the display.


Plants and display materials are inspected prior to installation to ensure they meet required quality standards.


Preparation of the display and its maintenance are monitored to ensure they comply with design plan.


Display preparation and maintenance work is organised to ensure that OHS requirements are met.

Qualifications and Skillsets

RTF4001A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SFL50110 - Diploma of Floristry Design