Assist agricultural crop maintenance

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 RTE2029A, 'Assist agricultural crop maintenance'.
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 and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Prepare for agricultural crop maintenance operations


Instructions about crop maintenance activities are interpreted and clarified with the supervisor.


Machinery, equipment and tools are selected and prepared for the task being undertaken.


OHS hazards are identified, risks assessed and reported to the supervisor.


The environmental implications of the crop maintenance plan are identified and discussed with the supervisor.


Suitable personal protective equipment is selected, used and maintained.


Prepare for crop maintenance operations


Machinery and vehicles are fuelled and routine checks are made for oil levels, tyre pressures, water levels and greasing points.


Instructions are received concerning location of the day's work, special operating instructions or work procedures.


Carry out maintenance operations


Assistance is provided with the crop weed control program.


Assistance is provided with the crop pest and disease control program.


Assistance is provided with the crop nutrition program.


Assistance is provided with paddock maintenance duties.


Assistance is provided with irrigation duties where appropriate.


Complete maintenance operations


Tools and equipment are cleaned and sterilised according to the manufacturers specifications, enterprise procedures and regulations.


All containers, leftover fluids, waste and debris are disposed of safely and appropriately in accordance with enterprise requirements.


All required workplace records are completed accurately and promptly in accordance with enterprise requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

RTE2029A appears in the following qualifications:

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