Communicate using flags and signals

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 AURMO3003A, 'Communicate using flags and signals'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Make pre-event preparations

1.1. Read and interpret event documentation, including rules and regulations

1.2. Identify and prepare personal requirements and equipment and check for safe and operational condition

1.3. Prepare for conditions on the day, including weather, nutrition and personal comfort

1.4. Attend pre-race briefing session and confirm own role and responsibilities

2. Prepare post

2.1. Confirm location of allocated post and identity of other team members

2.2. If flags are to be used, ensure flag set is complete and lay out flags ready for use

2.3. If signal lights are to be used, check for correct operation

2.4. Check and prepare signal boards and related equipment

2.5. Assess location for risks and plan an emergency escape route

2.6. Check that communication system is operational

3. Use flags and signals during the event

3.1. Maintain communication with chief marshal and other official personnel and report, as required

3.2. Remain vigilant throughout the event to identify need for flags or signals

3.3. Use flags or signals, when necessary, in accordance with relevant motorsport rules and regulations

3.4. Carry out all activities according to event rules and regulations, Officials Code of Practice, and safety and emergency procedures.

4. Finalise duties

4.1. Check, maintain and return all flags and communication equipment

4.2. Clean and secure marshalling post

4.3. Prepare a written report for the chief marshal

4.4. Attend post-meeting debriefing session

Qualifications and Skillsets

AURMO3003A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AUR30911 - Certificate III in Motorsport