Conduct Helicopter Landing Site and Unprepared Helicopter Landing Site operations

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
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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 AVIY3052A, 'Conduct Helicopter Landing Site and Unprepared Helicopter Landing Site operations'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1Prepare for HLS/UHLS operations

1.1 Helicopter cabin and/or mission equipment is configured for HLS/UHLS operations

1.2 Helicopter flight performance calculations are completed and/or considered to meet operational requirements

1.3 Weather conditions in the operating environment are identified and the effects on the mission are considered and communicated to other crewmembers

1.4 A visual or map reconnaissance of the landing sight is conducted to operational standards

1.5 In-flight crew brief is conducted and applicable crew resource management and human factor concerns are addressed

1.6 Operational requirements are considered and concerns about the completion of the operation are raised to other crewmembers

1.7 Operational environments are identified

1.8 Safety hazards are identified and reported in accordance with the organisation's safety risk management procedures and regulatory requirements

1.9 Appropriate hazard mitigation strategies are determined and implemented in conjunction with other aircrew members in accordance with safety risk management procedures and regulatory requirements

2Conduct HLS/UHLS operations

2.1 Helicopter position in relation to the HLS/UHLS is assessed and the information is communicated to other crewmembers to meet operational standards

2.2 Obstacles are identified and their position, in relation to the aircraft, is related to other crewmembers

2.3 Situation awareness is maintained throughout the HLS/UHLS operation

2.4 Emergency situations are identified and communicated to the crew in sufficient time to prevent an incident

Qualifications and Skillsets

AVIY3052A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AVI40610 - Certificate IV in Aviation (Aircrewman)
  • AVI30510 - Certificate III in Aviation (Rescue Crewman)