Locate fishing grounds and stocks of fish

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 SFIFISH401C, 'Locate fishing grounds and stocks of fish'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Locate fishing grounds and stocks of fish' 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. Position operation to optimise fishing opportunity

1.1. Position of vessel is accurately determined within the limitations of equipment and methods available.

1.2. Vessel is positioned at decided location at correct time for fishing operations.

1.3. Vessel position is maintained within areas of safe operation.

1.4. Vessel is positioned to take account of all relevant environmental factors.

1.5. All sources of relevant information are obtained to aid decision making.

1.6. Area of operation is altered in response to available information to optimise fishing opportunity.

1.7. Vessel position complies with all relevant state, territory and federal regulations.

2. Detect and identify fish concentrations and suitable fishing environments

2.1. Electronic aids are operated to optimise available information.

2.2. Available indications are interpreted to extract all available relevant information.

2.3. Size, density, position and movement of fish concentrations are accurately determined within the limitations of available information.

2.4. Relevant environmental factors are accurately determined within the limitations of available information.

2.5. Fishing environment selected is appropriate to target species and fishing gear.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SFIFISH401C appears in the following qualifications:

  • SFI30211 - Certificate III in Fishing Operations
  • SFI50211 - Diploma of Fishing Operations
  • SFI40211 - Certificate IV in Fishing Operations

And the skillsets: