Supervise harvest and post-harvest activities

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 SFIAQUA408C, 'Supervise harvest and post-harvest activities'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare harvest and post-harvest schedules

1.1. Direction is sought from marketing personnel on harvest requirements.

1.2. Numbers and stock quality parameters required by customer or production plan are identified.

1.3. Culture or holdingstructures or systems to be harvested are selected.

1.4. Timing and period of harvest are determined to meet customer or production plan requirements.

1.5. Harvest and on-farm post-harvest schedules are prepared and conveyed to team leaders.

1.6. Personnel availability, and their skills and qualifications, are confirmed and duty rosters (day/night) prepared.

1.7. Equipment and facilities are confirmed as available and serviceable.

1.8. Personnel responsible for transport, processing and marketing are briefed on arrangements.

1.9. Options for mechanisation or automation of process or activity are assessed, including the use of specialised contract services, and recommendations made to senior personnel.

1.10. Harvest and post-harvest activities are integrated with other activities.

1.11. Reporting procedures are clearly defined and staff informed.

2. Monitor progress of harvest and post-harvest activities

2.1. Stock are harvested and handled with minimal stress or damage and according to the harvest schedule.

2.2. Slaughtered stock are packed and transported to processing facilities.

2.3. Stock for live transport are packed and transported as required.

2.4. Quality assurance practices on harvested and slaughtered stock are maintained.

2.5. Treatment of product during transport and arrival at destination is monitored through the transport company and customer.

3. Finalise harvest and post-harvest activities

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

3.2. Relevant harvest and post-harvest data, observations or information are recorded legibly and accurately, and any out of range or unusual records checked.

3.3. Production statistics are updated with harvest and post-harvest information.

3.4. Compliance and other required reports are prepared and conveyed to senior personnel advising of the effectiveness of harvest and post-harvest, and recommendations made for improvements

3.5. Staff are given feedback on their work performance.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SFIAQUA408C appears in the following qualifications: