Provide general grounds care

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 SIFCBGM001, 'Provide general grounds care'.
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 describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Maintain grassed areas.

1.1 Liaise with supervisor to identify and confirm the mowing height, pattern and distances from tree trunks and shrubs.

1.2 Select, prepare and use mowing tools and equipment.

1.3 Trim edges according to work requirements.

1.4 Apply fertiliser according to manufacturer guidelines.

1.5 Dispose of grass trimmings and other waste.

2. Weed grassed and planted areas.

2.1 Identify weeds to be removed.

2.2 Select, prepare and use weeding tools and equipment.

2.3 Prepare and administer weed treatments according to manufacturer guidelines.

2.4 Remove and dispose of weeds using wastage disposal methods that prevent weed spread.

2.5 Clean site according to workplace policies and procedures.

3. Water grassed and planted areas.

3.1 Select, prepare and use watering tools and equipment.

3.2 Apply water to grass and plants according to their health requirements.

3.3 Drain, clean and store equipment according to manufacturer guidelines.

4. Maintain plants in healthy condition.

4.1 Apply fertiliser according to manufacturer guidelines.

4.2 Treat dead, diseased and damaged plants as required after regular inspection.

4.3 Clean, maintain and store tools and equipment according to manufacturer guidelines.