Marshal aircraft

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 AVIF3016A, 'Marshal aircraft'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Marshal aircraft' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1Prepare for marshalling

1.1 Arrival/departure information is received and processed in accordance with workplace procedures

1.2 Marshalling requirements for different aircraft types are determined and requirements are clarified where required

1.3 Personal protective equipment is selected and fitted

1.4 Occupational health and safety (OH&S) requirements and recognised safety precautions are applied throughout the operation

1.5 Allocated aircraft parking position is confirmed

1.6 Marshalling, aircraft parking and ancillary support equipment is selected and checked for serviceability

1.7 Relevant documentation is completed in accordance with workplace procedures

2Establish/disestablish aircraft parking position

2.1 Marshalling, aircraft parking, and ancillary support equipment is positioned and used in accordance with manufacturers instructions and workplace procedures

2.2 Movement is conducted in a safe manner in accordance with workplace procedures

2.3 Environmental factors are monitored to ensure safety is maintained

3Conduct aircraft marshalling

3.1 Special circumstances/procedures during aircraft marshalling are allowed for

3.2 Standard marshalling signals and/or communications are employed

3.3 Visual contact with the pilot, other aircrew and/or ground staff is maintained

3.4 Safety distances between aircraft and ground personnel/obstructions are identified and maintained

3.5 Emergency actions are conducted in the event of an aircraft fire or other incident, in accordance with workplace procedures

3.6 Aircraft is secured/unsecured in accordance with workplace procedures

3.7 Allowances are made for wind direction and velocity

3.8 Effects of rotor wash and/or engine thrust on personnel and unsecured objects are taken into consideration

Qualifications and Skillsets

AVIF3016A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AVI30408 - Certificate III in Aviation (Ground Operations and Service)
  • AVI30208 - Certificate III in Aviation (Flight Operations)
  • AVI40610 - Certificate IV in Aviation (Aircrewman)
  • AVI30510 - Certificate III in Aviation (Rescue Crewman)