Support irrigation work

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 RTE1601A, 'Support irrigation work'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Support irrigation work' 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


Prepare materials, tools and equipment for irrigation work


The required materials, tools and equipment are identified according to lists provided and/or supervisor's instructions.


Checks are conducted on all materials, tools and equipment with insufficient or faulty items reported to the supervisor.


Techniques used when loading and unloading materials demonstrate correct manual handling and minimise damage to the load and the vehicle.


Suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) is selected and checked prior to use.


Irrigation support is provided according to OHS requirements and according to workplace information.


OHS hazards are identified and reported to the supervisor.


Undertake irrigation work as directed


Instructions and directions provided by supervisor are followed, and clarification sought when necessary.


Irrigation work is undertaken in a safe and environmentally appropriate manner according to enterprise guidelines.


Interactions with other staff and customers is carried out in a positive and professional manner.


Enterprise policy and procedures in relation to workplace practices, handling and disposal of materials is observed.


Problems or difficulties in completing work to required standards or timelines are reported to supervisor.


Handle materials and equipment


Waste material and debris produced during irrigation work is stored in a designated area according to supervisor's instructions.


Materials, equipment and machinery are handled and transported according to supervisor's instructions and enterprise guidelines.


A clean and safe work site is maintained while undertaking irrigation activities.


Clean up on completion of irrigation activities


Materials are returned to store or disposed of according to supervisor's instructions.


Tools and equipment are cleaned, maintained and stored according to manufacturers specifications and supervisor's instructions.


Site is made good according to supervisor's instructions and good environmental practices.


Work outcomes are reported to the supervisor.

Qualifications and Skillsets

RTE1601A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AGF10107 - Certificate I in Agri-Food (Pathways)