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 SFIAQUA206C, 'Handle stock'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Handle stock' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)
Elements and Performance Criteria
1. Prepare for handling
1.1. Instructions on the handling schedule are taken and understood.
1.2. Required equipmentand materials are collected and checked for serviceability according to manufacturer guidelines.
1.3. Basic repairs and calibrations are made to sub-standard equipment according to manufacturer instructions.
1.4. Data or record sheets/books are collected for use.
1.5. Equipment and data sheets are moved to handling site and readied for use.
1.6. Water and weather conditions are observed and conditions which could adversely impact on the stock handling activity or wellbeing of stock are reported to supervisor.
1.7. Culture or holding structures or systems, or other equipment identified for stocking are prepared to meet the water quality and rearing conditions required by the incoming stock.
1.8. Route for stock being moved is selected for ease of access, safety of workers and minimal risk of stress and damage to stock.
2. Handle stock
2.1. Stock are identified, retrieved and isolated with stock behaviour anticipated and controlled, and appropriate safety measures taken for dangerous stock.
2.2. Stock are handled as instructed by supervisor and in a manner that minimises stock stress and damage.
2.3. Statistical data relating to stock is obtained and recorded without error against required stocking quantities or quality.
2.4. Stock are returned to original culture or holding structure or introduced into a new culture or holding structure or other equipment after acclimatisation, if appropriate.
2.5. Post-handling mortalities are determined and reported to supervisor.
2.6. Stock behaviour is observed and abnormal activities reported to supervisor.
2.7. Automatic or mechanised equipment is operated and maintained.
3. Complete post-handling activities
3.1. Clean up of work area, including repairs and storage of equipment, is supervised, and condition report prepared.
3.2. Relevant handling data, observations or information are recorded legibly and accurately, and any out of range or unusual records are checked.
3.3. Compliance and other required reports are prepared and conveyed to senior personnel advising of the effectiveness of handling, and recommendations made for improvements.
3.4. Feedback on own work performance is sought from supervisor and opportunities to improve identified.