Oversee and undertake effluent and waste treatment and disposal

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 SFIAQUA301C, 'Oversee and undertake effluent and waste treatment and disposal'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Oversee and undertake effluent and waste treatment and disposal' 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



1. Prepare for treatment and disposal

1.1. Types of effluentandwaste are identified, treatment programs consulted and options selected and confirmed with senior personnel.

1.2. Labour and resource requirements for treatment and disposal are determined and arranged with senior personnel.

1.3. Risk factors which could result in OHS incidents or adverse environmentalimpacts are identified and minimisation or contingency plans selected.

1.4. Strategies to achieve desired treatment and disposal options are planned and communicated effectively.

1.5. Equipment is inventoried, maintained and repaired.

2. Coordinate treatment and disposal of wastes and effluent

2.1. Effluent sampling requirements are adhered to and data collected and forwarded according to government requirements.

2.2. Collection and holding of wastes and mortalities is undertaken.

2.3. Contractor collection of biohazard materials is arranged and supervised.

2.4. On-site or off-site disposal of non-biohazard wastes is arranged and supervised.

2.5. On-site disposal sites are regularly monitored to ensure waste materials are contained.

3. Complete task activities

3.1. Clean up of work area, including repairs and storage of equipment, is supervised and condition report prepared.

3.2. Relevant waste treatment and disposal data, observations or information are recorded legibly and accurately, and any out of range or unusual records checked.

3.3. Compliance and other required reports are prepared and conveyed to senior personnel advising of the effectiveness of waste treatment and disposal, and recommendations made for improvements.

3.4. Options for improving efficiency through mechanisation or automation of process or activity, and use of specialised contract staff are researched and presented to senior personnel as potential improvements.

3.5. Staff are given feedback on their work performance.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SFIAQUA301C appears in the following qualifications:

  • SFI30111 - Certificate III in Aquaculture