Soil Sampler/Collector

Soil Sampler/Collector

Soil Sampler / Collector: A person plays an important role in collecting soil samples and sending them to the soil testing laboratory (STL) Definition of Short Jobs: Under minor supervision, that person is responsible for collecting, labeling and sending samples to STL. A person can also be trained to conduct a soil test on a farm using a soil testing kit. Your Qualifications: This job requires a person to work in accordance with the law required to collect soil samples. It needs clarification and should be addressed in detail. One must work hard and must be inclined to learn new things, follow instructions, and follow organizational policies Soil Sampler/Collector.

Collect Soil sample from the farm field Soil Sampler/Collector:

To be competent, the user / person at work must be able to: PC4. send details of the importance of soil testing to PC5 farmers. contact with farmers to collect soil sample PC6. use kauri, spade, tube auger, screw auger PC7. locate each sample location based on color matching, slope, drainage channel and comparing previous management methods PC8. avoid sampling after applying for composting or amendment or netting for PC9. avoid collecting samples on the edges or line of PC10. avoid sampling in dead ditches, wetlands, areas near large trenches, trees, piles of compost and irrigation stations PC11. make a sample in several places with a zig-zag pattern PC12. remove excess debris from the PC13 sample area. collect the same piece of V-shaped excavation at the depth of the sample depending on the plant type PC14. collect 4-5 pieces on a clean and dry plastic tray to get representative earth samples from PC15 farmers’ fields. combine small samples and remove external objects such as roots, stones, small stones and gravel PC16. air dries soil samples and avoid contamination by PC17. reducing the number to about half to one pound per quarter or by dividing the branches Soil Sampler/Collector

Organizational Context:

The person at work needs to know and understand: KA1. appropriate health and safety requirements applicable to workplace KA2. the role of your job and its obligations and resources of personal workplace KA3. who can request assistance to obtain work-related information, specifications and KA4 funding. the importance of complying with the standards of health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and the impact of non-compliance on consumers and business KA5. documents and related procedures applicable to the context of the work Soil Sampler/Collector

Technical Knowledge:

The person at work needs to know and understand: KB1. use of Cadastral Map KB2. the introduction of GPS and GIS and its use for mapping and interpretation of KB3 soil sample data. the introduction of the basic concepts of soil health management KB4. soil sampling methods from the farmer sector and processing soil samples for analysis.

Core Skills/ Generic Skills:

The person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA1. state the details required for SA2 objectives. keep up-to-date records of all equipment, etc. SA3. report problems to the appropriate staff while Learning Skills A person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA4. get the latest information on the latest strategies by reading SA5 newspaper and magazine. read a soil sample collection handbook Oral communication (listening and speaking skills) The person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA6. maintain an active working relationship SA7. to communicate with others as farmers, lab assistant SA8. understand the details and understand its meaning SA9. seek advice from adults B. Making Professional Skills Decisions A person at work needs to know and understand that: SB1. make decisions for the affected area of ​​the SB2 function. identify potential problems in performing tasks and take preventive measures following work procedures Soil Sampler/Collector

Plan and Plan The person at work needs to know and understand how to do it: SB3. plan and organize various activities Customer Centricity A person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SB4. manage relationships with farmers and co-workers Problem Solving A person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SB5. think about the problem, test possible solutions (s) and come up with the best solution (s) (s) SB6. identify quick creative and new solutions to delay delays Thinking processing The person at work needs to know and understand: SB7. view and maintain SB8 tools and equipment. use, analyze, and evaluate information collected from observation, experience, consultation, or communication, as a guide for Thinking and Practicing Criticism The person at work needs to know and understand: SB9. take personal reading

Pack, Label and Dispatch Soil sample to STL Soil Sampler/Collector:

In order to be competent, the user / person at work must be able to: PC1. collect the sample in a clean polythene PC2 bag. avoid contact with the sample with chemicals, fertilizers or compost PC3. mark the polythene bag immediately after the PC4 collection. keep the plastic bag in a cloth bag with the correct PC5 write numbers. ensure that the label contains basic information such as the name of the farmer, the location of the farm, the survey number, the previous crop planted, the current crop, the crop to be planted next season, the date of collection, the name of the sample etc. PC6. place the label between the plastic and cloth bags to prevent damage to the PC7 labels. send soil samples to nearby STL in cardboard boxes or PC8 bags. verify soil sample availability with Lab Assistant PC9. share STL data with farmer PC10. collect Soil Health Card from STL and distribute to farmers

Organizational Context Soil Sampler/Collector:

The person at work needs to know and understand: KA6. appropriate health and safety requirements applicable to workplace KA7. role of your job and responsibilities and resources about personal workplace KA8. who can request assistance with information related to the operation, specification and support of KA9. the importance of compliance with health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and the impact of non-compliance on consumers and business KA10. documents and related procedures applicable to the context of the work Soil Sampler/Collector

Technical Knowledge:

The person at work needs to know and understand: KB1. foundations for soil testing KB2. the importance of the soil sample collection method KB3. physical examination of contamination KB4. proper marking and marking of soil samples KB5. data to be collected during the collection of soil sample KB6. the importance of the Earth Health Card Soil Sampler/Collector

Core Skills/ Generic Skills:

The person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA1. state the required particulars of record keeping and keep the SA2 process identification paper. report problems to the appropriate staff while Learning Skills An employee on the job needs to know and understand how to do this: SA3. Stay up to date with the latest newsletters, pamphlets, and SA4 product information sheets. read SOP to collect the appropriate sample and label Oral Communication (listening and speaking skills) The person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA5. maintain an active working relationship SA6. to communicate with colleagues, seniors and customers SA7. understand the details and understand its meaning SA8. seek advice from adults B. Making Professional Skills Decisions A person at work needs to know and understand that: SB1. make decisions for the affected area of ​​the SB2 function. identify potential problems in performing tasks and take steps to prevent them from following work procedures Planning and Planning A person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SB3. plan and organize various activities Customer Centricity A person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SB4. manage relationships with clients, adults and co-workers Solving Problems An employee needs to know and understand how to do this: SB5. think about the problem, test possible solutions (s) and come up with the best solution (s) (s) SB6. Find quick fixes for design delays Solanaceous Crop Cultivator

Maintain Health & Safety at the workplace Soil Sampler/Collector:

In order to be effective, that person must be able to: PC1. inspect basic safety prior to the operation of all equipment and vehicles and accidents reported to the appropriate PC2 manager. work in which protective clothing or equipment is required and appropriate clothing or protective equipment is used to perform these functions in accordance with the workplace policy. PC3. read and understand the dangers of use and pollution mentioned on the labels of pesticides / explosives etc. PC4. check the risk before performing manual operations, and act in accordance with the recommended safe practice currently in place. PC5. use equipment and building materials and restore the same to designated storage where PC6 can be used. dump garbage at PC7 selected location. detect hazards in viewers and take steps to reduce the risks associated with activities in the PC8 workplace. do your job in a way that minimizes environmental damage all procedures and work instructions for risk management are followed. PC9. report any accidents, incidents or problems without delay to the appropriate person and take the necessary immediate steps to reduce the risk. Providing appropriate emergency procedures In order to be effective, that person must be able to: PC11. Follow emergency procedures in normal company / job requirements PC12.Using emergency equipment with manufacturer specifications and work requirements PC13.provide appropriate treatment for patient injuries under first aid.

PC14.recover (if practical), clean, inspect/test, refurbish, replace and store the first aid equipment as appropriate PC15.report details of first aid administered under workplace procedures. Knowledge and Understanding (K) A. Maintain clean and efficient workplace The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand: KA 1. personal hygiene and fitness requirements KA 2. your general duties under the relevant health and safety legislation KA 3. what personal protective equipment and clothing should be worn and how it is cared for KA 4. the correct and safe way to use materials and equipment required for your work KA 5. the importance of good housekeeping in the workplace KA 6. safe disposal methods for waste KA 7. methods for minimizing environmental damage during work B. Render appropriate emergency procedures The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand: KB1. the risks to health and safety and the measures to be taken to control those risks in your area of work KB2. workplace procedures and requirements for the treatment of workplace injuries/illnesses. KB3. basic emergency first aid procedure KB4. local emergency services KB5. why accidents, incidents and problems should be reported and the appropriate action to take Soil Sampler/Collector

Core Skills/ Generic Skills:

The user / person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA1. state the details required for SA2 objectives. report problems to relevant staff during SA3. write descriptions and details of events in reports Learning Skills The user / employee needs to know and understand how to do this: SA4. read handbook and handbooks Oral communication (listening and speaking skills) The user / person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA5. liaising with other stakeholders such as farmers, official / affected stakeholders SA6. understands information shared by senior people and experts B. Practicing Professional Skills A user / employee needs to know and understand how to do this: SB1. make decisions about the types of tools to be used Solanaceous Crop Cultivator

SB2. identify the need for first aid and provide it Plan and Edit The user / person at work needs to know and understand that: SB3. plan daily activities and set priorities; separate start times, estimate completion times and building materials, equipment and assistance needed for completion. Customer Location The user / person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SB4. manage relationships with co-workers and managers of those who may be stressed, frustrated, confused or angry Solving Problems A user / employee needs to know and understand: SB5. identify problems quickly and take solutions to delay delays Thinking Consideration The user / employee needs to know and understand how to do this: SB6. view and maintain SB7 tools and equipment. assess the situation and identify appropriate control measures Key Thinking The person at work needs to know and understand: SB8. take personal reading

Use Soil Testing Kit for soil nutrient analysis on farm field:

In order to be competent, the user / person at work must be able to: PC1. make sure the chemicals needed for the soil test kit are available and refill when PC2 is required. mix the soil sample with finely ground water as described in the instructions on the PC3 kit instructions. transfer the solution to the appropriate test chambers in the various chemical analysis kits and comply with the PC4 instructions guidelines. compare results with soil analysis chart in PC5 kit. send updated data to mobile phones as per PC6 instructions. consult the results of the farmers’ analysis as per the analysis chart and nutrient level indicator in the kit or as advised

Organizational Context:

The person at work needs to know and understand: KA1. appropriate standards, policies, and procedures in Soil Analysis KA2. appropriate health and safety requirements applicable to workplace KA3. the role of your work and the obligations and resources of Soil Analysis KA4. who can request assistance to obtain work-related information, specifications and KA5 funding. the importance of compliance with health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and the impact of non-compliance on consumer and business KA6. documents and related procedures applicable to the context of the work Solanaceous Crop Cultivator

Technical Knowledge Soil Sampler/Collector:

The person at work needs to know and understand: KB1. the importance of the soil test kit KB2. performance of soil testing tool KB3. the chemicals used and the color change of the final point in the various analyzes performed with the KB4 soil test kit. color correlation of end point soil nutrient content KB5. how to transfer analyzed data to KB6 cell phones. how to make free KB7 data entry. how do you read the soil analysis chart

Core Skills/ Generic Skills:

The person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA1. state the required particulars of record keeping and keep the SA2 process identification paper. report problems to the appropriate staff while Learning Skills An employee on the job needs to know and understand how to do this: SA3. read the instructional guidelines for soil testing equipment SA4. stay up-to-date with reading brochures, pamphlets, and product information sheets Oral communication (listening and speaking skills) An employee needs to know and understand how to do this: SA5. maintain an active working relationship SA6. communication with customers, adults and colleagues SA7. understand the details and understand its meaning SA8. seek advice from adults B. Making Professional Skills Decisions A person at work needs to know and understand that: SB1. make decisions for the affected area of ​​the SB2 function. identify potential problems in performing tasks and take steps to prevent them from following work procedures Planning and Planning A person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SB3. plan and organize a variety of Customer Lab Centricity activities A person on the job needs to know and understand how to do this: SB4. manage relationships with customers, seniors and co-workers

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 evaulations 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 minimum of 50% in aggregate
  6. In case of successfully passing only certain number of NOS’s, the trainee is eligible to take subsequent assessment on the
    balance NOS’s to pass the Qualification Pack