Rita Charitable Trust

Rooftop Gardener 6 month course

Rooftop Gardener

Rooftop Gardener manages the growth and maintenance of all types of plants on the roofs of houses and other buildings. Short Work Description: Rooftop Gardener handles the growth and maintenance of all types of plants on the roofs of houses and other buildings. The roof garden is also responsible for the construction of the garden and for ensuring that the garden is kept in good condition. Your Qualities: A roof gardener must have the skills to use a variety of garden tools. He has to have good physical strength and he must have mechanical skills and problem shooting skills. They must have basic communication skills and must have basic literacy skills Rooftop Gardener.

Design rooftop garden Rooftop Gardener:

In order to be effective, each user / individual must be able to: PC1. ensure proper soil and climatic conditions for PC plants3.make sure that nutritional requirements for plants are met Identify roof garden design options In order to function properly, the user / individual must be able to: PC4. choose a garden design on the roof depending on the available space and type of plants PC5. make a roof design plan on the roof and consider things like sun and wind exposure, waterproofing teeth, water flow etc. design principles used to design a garden on the roof of the house PC7.make sure that the practice of crop rotation can be followed and avoid planting plants of the same family in the same PC8 area. combine design techniques used for similar gardens in other areas PC9. choose a layout that way, so avoid clutter, and the right amount of free space compared to the space used is maintained Rooftop Gardener

Organizational Context (Knowledge of the company / organization and its processes):

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: KA1. organizational standards, procedures and procedures in the organization for designing roof gardens KA2. types of roof gardens developed by KA3. business code of conduct KA4. dress code to be followed by KA5. job responsibilities / tasks and standard operating procedures

Technical Knowledge:

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: KB1. common plant names KB2. roof design requirements KB3. nutritional requirements for plant nutrition KB4. soil conditions for plant growth Rooftop Gardener

Core Skills/ Generic Skills:

Writing Skills A user / employee needs to know and understand how to do this: SA1. note the details referred to SA2. note the resources to be used Learning Skills The user / person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA3. read the textbooks and processing documents to understand the operation of the machine and the process that requires oral communication (listening and speaking skills) The user / person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA4. discuss job lists, schedules and tasks SA5. contacting SA6 team members. communication on the challenges they face. B. Practicing Professional Skills The user / employee needs to know and understand how to do this: SB1. analyze critical points in everyday activities with experience and observation and find solutions to the problem. plan and focus on work based on the instructions received by SB3. plans to use Customer Centricity of time and equipment The user / person at work needs to know and understand that: SB4. understand customers’ needs and priorities and respond to their needs. Problem Solving The user / employee needs to know and understand: SB5. provide problem-solving support by explaining problems Analytical Thinking The user / person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SB6. use domain information about maintenance procedures and technical information on tools and equipment Key considerations The user / employee needs to know and understand: SB7. use common sense and make daily decisions SB8. use critical thinking skills to identify and solve basic problems Rooftop Gardener

Grow and maintain the condition of plants Rooftop Gardener:

In order to be effective, each user / individual must be able to: PC1. performs PC2 shaping and recycling operations. perform bonsai PC3 plantings. grow plants as a normal PC4 process. check the condition of the plants regularly with PC5. train and trim plants as & where PC6 is required. remove dead / damaged parts from plants to improve PC7 quality. provide nutritious food such as food and water to keep plants in good condition PC8. provided proper plant support to grow PC9. clean and maintain workplace hygiene using authorized cleaners and keep it free of dust, debris, flies and insects PC10. dispose of waste as per SOP’s Select a suitable growing area To be competent, user / individual must be able to: PC11. select a growing area depending on the rainfall, the average temperature in the region and the type of plants to be planted, which could be: a. soil b. peat based media c. c. chunk coir peat growing media d. compost PC12. practice soil mixing techniques to prepare soil compounds suitable for PC13 diversity of plants. Interpret the nature of different soil types and their nutrient content PC14. use peat-grown media to get high-quality PC15. in cases, where greater water retention is required, use compost as a medium growing PC16. use organic waste (organic and biodegradable waste), in pots / containers using compost to grow plants Make a roof garden irrigation For proper operation, the user / person should be able to: PC17. familiarize the various irrigation methods used in the roof garden, such as the drip irrigation system PC18. find the moisture requirements of the plants

PC19. of irrigation water used for irrigation Ensure the use of fertilizers and nutrients to grow plants and healthy foods In order to function properly, each user / individual should be able to: PC20. find the plant nutritional requirements for PC21. identify the appropriate fertilizer to use in the PC22 garden. use organic and plant-based fertilizers to improve the aeration and water storage capacity of PC23. ensure the use of bio fertilizers in PC24 component management. practice the use of fertilizer at the right dose at regular intervals Rooftop Gardener

Organizational Context (Knowledge of the company / organization and its processes) Rooftop Gardener:

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: KA1. organizational standards, process standards and procedures followed in the plant growth organization in the roof garden KA2. species of plants planted by the KA3 roof garden organization. business code of conduct KA4. dress code to be followed by KA5. job responsibilities / tasks and standard operating procedures Rooftop Gardener

Technical Knowledge:

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: KB1. methods of creating and restoring KB2. bonsai plants / trees KB3. how to plant bonsai plants / trees KB4. training methods and styles of bonsai plants / trees KB5. importance of organic & bio-fertilizer KB6. care and attention required for the proper growth of plants KB7. various types of building materials / plant structures KB8. how can you test plants for disease and damage of KB9. how to remove damaged / dead parts of plants KB10.new improper disposal of KB11. how to mix soil in the right proportions to ensure good plant growth KB12. various irrigation techniques used KB13.

Core Skills/ Generic Skills:

The user / person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA1. note the details referred to SA2. note the resources to be used Learning Skills The user / person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA3. read the textbooks and processing documents to understand the operation of the machine and the process that requires oral communication (listening and speaking skills) The user / person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA4. discuss job lists, schedules and tasks SA5. communication with team members

SA6. communication on the challenges they face. B. Practicing Professional Skills The user / employee needs to know and understand how to do this: SB1. analyze critical points in everyday activities with experience and observation and find solutions to the problem. edit and edit work based on instructions received by SB3. plans to use Customer Centricity of time and equipment The user / person at work needs to know and understand that: SB4. understand customers’ needs and priorities and respond to their needs. Problem Solving The user / employee needs to know and understand: SB5. provide problem-solving support by explaining problems Analytical Thinking The user / person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SB6. use domain information about maintenance procedures and technical information on tools and equipment Key considerations The user / employee needs to know and understand: SB7. use common sense and make daily decisions SB8. use critical thinking skills to identify and solve basic problems Rooftop Gardener

Use and maintain the gardening tools, containers and other equipment Rooftop Gardener:

In order to be effective, each user / individual must be able to: PC1. identify different garden tools and equipment and their use of PC2. use and use the various bright handrolls used for cultivating PC3. ensure that used tools are cleaned and maintained in good condition PC4. use smaller equipment, if necessary. e.g. Chippers Ensure proper management of containers used for roof gardens In order to function properly, user / individual must be able to: PC5. identify the best type of containers from the available options depending on the plant requirements of PC6. make sure the containers are in good condition without damaging the PC7. ensure that, in compliance with the requirements, the containers also meet the aesthetic features of the garden Ensure the conservation and order In order for it to work properly, the user / individual must be able to: PC8. install fences and small shelters to protect the plants on the site, forming fallen objects PC9. make a small cum playhouse base made of exotic vegetables etc. PC10. install a small spray / suction system to ensure irrigation and storage of PC11 plants. make sure water is excessive and there are no leaks Rooftop Gardener

Organizational Context (Knowledge of the company / organization and its processes):

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: KA1. organizational standards, process standards and procedures followed in an organization using KA2 garden tools. the types of containers, tools and equipment used by KA3. business code of conduct KA4. dress code to be followed by KA5. job responsibilities / tasks and standard operating procedures

Technical Knowledge:

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: KB1. different types of garden tools and equipment and its use of KB2. how to use various handmade garden tools KB3. use light equipment in case of need for K KB4. the types and nature of containers to be used for plants KB5. sadness and the importance of the playhouse and design KB6. Importance of drip irrigation & sprinkler KB7. Importance of good flow and methods KB8. aesthetic features of a roof garden maintenance Rooftop Gardener

Core Skills/ Generic Skills:

The user / person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA1. note the details referred to SA2. note the resources to be used Learning Skills The user / person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA3. read the resource manual and process documents to understand the functioning of equipment’s and the process that requires oral communication (listening and speaking skills) The user / employee needs to know and understand how to do this: SA4. discuss job lists, schedules and tasks SA5. contacting SA6 team members. communication on the challenges they face. B. Practicing Professional Skills The user / employee needs to know and understand how to do this: SB1. analyze critical points in everyday activities with experience and observation and find solutions to the problem. edit and edit work based on instructions received by SB3. plans to use Customer Centricity of time and equipment The user / person at work needs to know and understand that: SB4. understand customers’ needs and priorities and respond to their needs. Problem Solving The user / employee needs to know and understand: SB5. provide problem-solving support by explaining problems Analytical Thinking The user / person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SB6. use background information about maintenance procedures and technical information on tools and equipment Key considerations A user / employee needs to know and understand that Rooftop Gardener:\

Monitor the plants and identify any potential damage Rooftop Gardener:

In order to be effective, each user / individual must be able to: PC1. discover the nature of plants and diseases that affect PC2. detect any signs of infection or damage to PC3 plants. make sure that diseases that affect one plant do not spread to others in the PC4 garden. take appropriate measures (such as insect traps) to prevent the entry of insects (such as insects, worms) and garden mice and cause any damage to the PC5. encourage or increase the use of biological control measures to control pests such as: a. encourage the growth of microorganisms b. plant compatible plants that detoxify or divert insects c. rotate plants at different locations each year, to prevent the development of insect breeding cycles

Organizational Context (Knowledge of the company / organization and its processes):

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: KA1. organizational standards, process standards and procedures in the plant disease control organization KA2. types of roof gardens developed by KA3. business code of conduct KA4. dress code to be followed by KA5. job responsibilities / tasks and standard operating procedures

Technical Knowledge:

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: KB1. various signs of any damage to plants are KB2. common diseases affecting plant species grown KB3. ways to prevent the spread of disease in all plants KB4. common trouble with its control is KB5. the importance of environmental management measures for various pests and diseases

Core Skills/ Generic Skills:

The user / person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA1. note the details referred to SA2. note the resources to be used Learning Skills The user / person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA3. read the resource manual and process documents to understand the functioning of equipment and the process that requires oral communication (listening and speaking skills) The user / employee needs to know and understand how to do this: SA4. discuss job lists, schedules and tasks SA5. contacting SA6 team members. communication on the challenges they face. B. Practicing Professional Skills The user / employee needs to know and understand how to do this: SB1. analyze critical points in everyday activities with experience and observation and find solutions to the problem. edit and edit work based on instructions received by SB3. plans to use Customer Centricity of time and equipment The user / person at work needs to know and understand that: SB4. understand customers’ needs and priorities and respond to their needs. Problem Solving The user / employee needs to know and understand: SB5. provide problem-solving support by explaining problems Analytical Thinking The user / person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SB6. use domain information about maintenance procedures and technical information on tools and equipment Key considerations The user / employee needs to know and understand: SB7. use common sense and make daily decisions SB8. use critical thinking skills to identify and solve basic problems

Maintain cleanliness, safety and hygiene of the rooftop garden Rooftop Gardener:

In order to be effective, each user / individual must be able to: PC1. ensure cleanliness by removing debris from the PC2 garden. clean dust and mud from containers, tools and the area around the garden to ensure attractiveness of the PC3 garden. fumigate and disinfect the field area as a precautionary measure follow the safety and hygiene procedures followed in the PC5 organization. ensure personal hygiene by using gloves, hair, mask, ear plugs, glasses, shoes, etc. PC6. use safety equipment such as fire extinguishers, a first aid kit and an eye wash station where a PC7 is required. follow house maintenance practices by having a designated area for construction materials / tools PC8. identify, record and report problems such as mice and insects to PC9 administrators. conducting pre-work and post-job checklist research to ensure safety and hygiene Rooftop Gardener

Organizational Context (Knowledge of the company / organization and its processes):

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: KA1. organizational standards, procedures and procedures in the organization to ensure the maintenance of safety and hygiene procedures KA2. types of cleaning practices used by the organization in roof gardens KA3. business code of conduct KA4. dress code to be followed by KA5. job responsibilities / tasks and standard operating procedures Rooftop Gardener

Technical Knowledge:

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: KB1. features of the beauty of a high roof garden to understand the importance of cleanliness in the area of ​​KB2. good housing maintenance practices KB3. how to spray and disinfect the area using appropriate KB4 methods. personal protective equipment and its use of KB5. first aid methods KB6. the importance of maintaining a checklist for different tasks Rooftop Gardener

Guidelines for Assessment:

1. Criteria for assessment for each Qualification Pack will be created by the Sector Skill Council. Each Performance Criteria (PC) will be assigned marks proportional to its importance in NOS. SSC will also lay down proportion of marks for Theory and Skills Practical for each PC 2. The assessment for the theory part will be based on knowledge bank of questions created by the SSC 3. Individual assessment agencies will create unique question papers for theory part for each candidate at each examination/training center (as per assessment criteria below) 4. Individual assessment agencies will create unique evaluation’s for skill practical for every student at each examination/training center based on this criteria 5. To pass the Qualification Pack , every trainee should score a smallest of 70% in total 6. In case of passing only certain number of NOS’s, the trainee is eligible to take later assessment on the balance NOS’s to pass the Qualification Pack Rooftop Gardener