Install and maintain interior plant displays

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 RTF3020A, 'Install and maintain interior plant displays'.
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


Assess requirements for plantscaping


Access factors are assessed and recorded prior to installation.


Internal environmental parameters are assessed and recorded prior to installation.


Light sources in regard to both plant growth and client requirements are noted, and light meter readings taken and recorded to match plants to the lighting available.


Growing conditions and constraints are analysed and recorded.


Install containerised and direct planted specimens


Materials, equipment and machinery required for the job are identified and scheduled according to a given plan or specifications.


Personnel required for the job are identified and scheduled.


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


Suitable safety equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) are selected, used and maintained.


Plants are installed securely so that they are well presented, accessible for routine maintenance and conform to the plan or specifications.


Damaged or unnecessary material is pruned to enhance the presentation.


Plants are watered and fertilised as required according to enterprise policy.


The site is left in a clean and tidy state following installation of plants.


Maintain indoor plants


The symptoms of under and over-watering in indoor plants are detected and actioned according to the maintenance agreement.


The symptoms of low and high light intensity are detected and rectified.


The symptoms of low and high fertiliser concentration are detected and the pH of the growing medium is measured and altered as required.


Insects, pests and diseases associated with indoor plants are detected and controlled as required.


Appearance of indoor plants is enhanced according to the maintenance agreement.


The cost benefit of reviving plants is determined in line with site requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

RTF3020A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SFL30110 - Certificate III in Floristry
  • SFL50110 - Diploma of Floristry Design