Establish an aquacultural enterprise

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 SFIAQUA503C, 'Establish an aquacultural enterprise'.
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



1. Define enterprise requirements

1.1. Target market opportunity or business need is defined based on appropriate evidence, industry practice and reasoned argument or analysis.

1.2. Selection of species, culture technology and size of operation are based on this analysis and included in business plan.

1.3. Mechanisation or automation of process or activity, including the use of specialised contract services, is researched and introduced.

1.4. Legal requirements impacting on a proposed enterprise are identified.

2. Choose a worksite

2.1. Property market is scanned for purchase or leasing possibilities, and site is decided upon based on business plan.

2.2. Contractual arrangements are entered into based on legal requirements and business plan.

3. Develop a worksite plan

3.1. Features of the site are incorporated into worksite plan to allow most effective construction program.

3.2. Construction plan, including budget and work schedule is drawn up in consultation with senior personnel taking into account appropriate considerations.

3.3. Relevant building or development permits or approvals are obtained.

4. Coordinate construction

4.1. Appropriate labour, materials and resources are organised and construction undertaken according to construction plan.

4.2. Contractors, consultants and construction work are monitored against drawings and work plans, and negotiation undertaken, where necessary.

4.3. Site is commissioned, ensuring all systems are operational and according to plans and permits or approvals.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SFIAQUA503C appears in the following qualifications: