Launch remote pilot aircraft (RPA)

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 AVIY3074A, 'Launch remote pilot aircraft (RPA)'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Launch remote pilot aircraft (RPA)' 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

1

Carry out pre-launch procedures

1.1

Pre-launch briefing is conducted

1.2

Fail-safe checks are undertaken in accordance with Flight Manual and company operations manual

1.3

Obstacle clearance calculations are completed as applicable

1.4

Air Traffic Control clearances are obtained as applicable

1.5

Approved pre-launch checklists are completed in accordance with Flight Manual and company operations manual

1.6

RPA is correctly positioned for launch

1.7

Airspace is determined as clear for launch

2

Take off RPA

2.1

Launch power is applied and RPA is maintained aligned in the launch direction

2.2

RPA is configured for nominated climb profile as applicable

2.3

Situational awareness, lookout and air traffic separation is maintained

2.4

Listening watch is maintained according to regulatory requirements

2.5

Communication with others as appropriate is undertaken when launching an RPA

2.6

After launch checks are performed in accordance with workplace policies and procedures

3

Launch emergency

3.1

Abnormal operations are identified

3.2

RPA power settings are adjusted as applicable

3.3

Control is maintained to bring the RPA to a safe recovery

3.4

Associated emergency procedures are initiated and checklists and other documentation are completed in accordance with workplace policies and procedures and regulatory requirements