Maintain and manage situational awareness as pilot in command

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 AVIZ0001, 'Maintain and manage situational awareness as pilot in command'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.


Establish and maintain situational awareness of self and flight crew


Continuous active monitoring (effective lookout) of all critical factors relevant to the safe progress of a flight is undertaken


Situational awareness is applied to own and others’ performance in accordance with relevant regulations and legislative requirements


Trends towards an unsafe situation are promptly recognised and appropriate corrective action is taken


Breakdown in flight crew situational awareness is identified and rectified promptly


Set crew priorities and manage tasks


Crew priorities and workload are allocated to ensure completion of all tasks relevant to the safety of the flight


Safe operation of aircraft is prioritised ahead of competing tasks


Critical events and tasks are anticipated and managed to ensure accurate completion within available time constraints


Technology is used effectively to reduce workload and to improve ability to safely perform mental and manipulative activities


Signs and symptoms of team fatigue are identified and actions are taken to manage fatigue of self or in others


Work with others in managing situational awareness


Collaboration with flight crew members is undertaken to ensure safe completion of flight operations


Effective and efficient crew communications and interpersonal relationships are established and maintained to ensure safe flight outcome


Flight crew members are encouraged to contribute to safe flight outcome


Appropriate actions are taken in conjunction with others to cooperatively correct identified unsafe situations that may develop at any point during the flight


Command decisions are communicated to other flight crew members to maintain and manage situational awareness