Rappel from a helicopter

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 AVIW2033A, 'Rappel from a helicopter'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Rappel from a helicopter' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1Observe helicopter safety

1.1 Dress and equipment is secured for operating in and around a helicopter

1.2 Helicopter is approached and exited in a safe manner in accordance with workplace procedures and/or aircrew instructions

1.3 Individual seating is occupied and restraint devices are applied

1.4 Identified hazards are communicated to rappel team members

1.5 Aircrew instructions are followed

1.6 Environmental conditions and alternative routes to/from helicopter are identified

2Prepare for rappelling operation

2.1 Rappelling descent instructions are received and confirmed as required

2.2 Workplace procedures, OH&S requirements and safety control measures are applied

2.3 Operational and rappel equipment including personal protective equipment (PPE) is selected and fitted in accordance with workplace procedures

2.4 Individual and supervisor pre-flight checks of rappel equipment are conducted

2.5 Damage to operational, rappel and safety equipment is reported and remedial action taken in accordance with workplace procedures

3Emplane and complete onboard procedures

3.1 Aircraft is approached and emplaned in accordance with workplace procedures

3.2 Ropes are secured to allocated rope attachment device (RAD), checked and prepared for flight

3.3 Rappellers and operational equipment are secured prior to flight

3.4 Aircrew orders and instructions are complied with

3.5 Rappelling and operational equipment is monitored during flight

3.6 Communications and directions are interpreted and relayed to rappel team members

3.7 Individual in-flight safety checks are conducted

4Prepare to rappel from hovering helicopter

4.1 Rappelling exit positions are adopted under supervision of aircrew and safety officer

4.2 Positions are resumed within the aircraft on abort instruction from aircrew

5Rappel from helicopter

5.1 Aircraft is exited on instruction of aircrew or safety officer

5.2 Rappeller descends in a controlled manner in accordance with workplace procedures

5.3 Emergency and contingency procedures are completed as required

5.4 Situational awareness is maintained

5.5 Rappeller lands in a controlled manner in accordance with workplace procedures

5.6 All clear signals are communicated to aircrew once descent is complete

5.7 Rappeller disconnects rope on landing and clears landing area in accordance with workplace procedures

5.8 Individual, team and equipment are gathered at designated assembly point

6De-service rappel equipment

6.1 Area is cleared in preparation for de-servicing of rappel equipment in accordance with workplace procedures

6.2 Rappelling and operational equipment is de-serviced and stowed in accordance with workplace procedures