Handle and store explosives

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 AHCEXP301, 'Handle and store explosives'.
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


Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare for the handling of explosives

1.1 Identify and action work health and safety policies and procedures and legislative requirements for the handling, storage and transport of specified quantities of explosives

1.2 Check for damaged or defective explosives and take action according to enterprise procedures

1.3 Conduct risk assessment for handling explosives that addresses local conditions and factors, and implement safety procedures

1.4 Prepare and display signage and placarding on vehicles or storage facilities for explosives as directed by legislative requirements

1.5 Identify and implement, where necessary, emergency procedures for the transportation, handling and storage of explosives

1.6 Establish monitoring and recording systems for authorisation to handle, store and transport explosives that comply with the Australian Explosives code and other legislative requirements

2. Transport explosives

2.1 Establish arrangements to maintain the integrity and security of transported explosives in line with enterprise requirements

2.2 Institute security procedures to ensure explosives arrive at the destination in tact according to specified time and condition

2.3 Implement workplace strategies to carry out emergency procedures as required in compliance with legislative requirements

2.4 Load and transport explosives safely and in accordance with legislative and individual enterprise requirements

3. Store explosives

3.1 Define and action the requirements for the safe and secure storage of explosives in accordance with legislative requirements

3.2 Define requirements for personnel authorised to gain access to explosives

3.3 Assess storage conditions to ensure they meet requirements for safe storage of explosives

3.4 Monitor and maintain security in accordance with legislative requirements

3.5 Accurately implement and maintain recording systems for the handling and storage of explosives in accordance with legislative requirements