Analyse a test vehicle for research purposes

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 AUM4001A, 'Analyse a test vehicle for research purposes'.
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



1. Prepare to analyse vehicle

1.1. Applicable legislative, OHS, and organisational requirements relevant to the analysis of a vehicle for research purposes are verified and complied with throughout the work activity

1.2. Instructions, plans and/or workplace check sheets are read and interpreted to identify processes and materials to complete work tasks

1.3. Research objectives are identified for test/trial

1.4. Preparation of vehicle is verified in accordance to test/trial plan

1.5. Required analysis parameters are identified

1.6. Hazards and risks are identified and assessed

1.7. Personal preparation is undertaken for test/trial

2. Operate vehicle and monitor environment

2.1. Performance profile is maintained as required for test/trial

2.2. Observations are noted using organisational procedures

2.3. Observations are categorised in accordance with organisational parameters and research objectives

3. Report observations

3.1. Running observations are reviewed and draft report prepared

3.2. Full report is submitted in accordance with organisational procedures

3.3. Vehicle records are maintained/updated and information is processed in accordance with workplace procedures

3.4. Debrief is undertaken by project/test/trial manager/engineer in accordance with organisational procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

AUM4001A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AUM40108 - Certificate IV in Automotive Manufacturing - Automotive Development (Passenger Motor Vehicle)