Launch and recover vessels using a trailer

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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
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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 AURRGA001, 'Launch and recover vessels using a trailer'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance Criteria

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold and italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Prepare to launch vessel

1.1 Job requirements are determined from workplace instructions

1.2 Tools and equipment are selected and checked for serviceability

1.3 Weather, tides and launch site are checked for safe launch conditions

1.4 Hazards associated with the work are identified and risks are managed

2. Conduct pre-launch safety inspection

2.1 Vessel safety equipment is audited

2.2 Vessel systems and components are checked for seaworthiness, and compliance with manufacturer specifications and applicable state and territory regulations

2.3 Trailer is checked for compliance with manufacturer specifications and applicable state and territory regulations

2.4 Systems and components that fail the vessel and trailer check are recorded, and supervisor and owner are notified

3. Launch vessel

3.1 Vehicle is manoeuvred to position trailer in suitable depth of water on launch site according to manufacturer and workplace procedures and safety requirements

3.2 Vessel is tethered to trailer using suitable rope and knots

3.3 Winch mechanism is operated, safety chain removed, and vessel allowed to slide from trailer according to manufacturer and workplace procedures, safety requirements, and state and territory marine safety laws

3.4 Vessel is moved from launch site to safe area in water according to state and territory marine safety laws

3.5 Vehicle and trailer are parked in a suitable area

4. Recover vessel

4.1 Vehicle is manoeuvred to position trailer in suitable depth of water on launch site according to state and territory marine safety laws

4.2 Detachable trailer fixtures are removed and trailer retrieval guide poles fitted as required

4.3 Vessel is manoeuvred into recovery area and aligned with trailer guides and rollers

4.4 Vessel is tethered to trailer using suitable rope and knots

4.5 Winch mechanism is operated and vessel is pulled on to trailer without causing damage to vessel or trailer

4.6 Vessel is secured to trailer according to manufacturer specifications and applicable state and territory regulations