Maintain basic situational awareness in an aviation workplace

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 AVIZ1005, 'Maintain basic situational awareness in an aviation workplace'.
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.


Maintain basic situational awareness


Continuous monitoring of all critical factors relevant to the safety and security of an aviation workplace is undertaken


All relevant indications of an unsafe or insecure situation are recognised and appropriate action is taken to alert relevant personnel and/or to take appropriate action


Situational awareness is maintained at all times during workplace activities


Assess situations and take appropriate action


Factors that may adversely affect the safety and security of an aviation workplace are identified


Relevant information concerning the safety and security of an aviation workplace is recognised and interpreted, and timely action is taken


Risks to workplace safety and security are recognised and appropriate action is taken to control the risk


Changes to workplace environment and related risks are monitored and managed to ensure a safe outcome to workplace operations


Safe alternative plan of action is formulated and implemented as required in response to changed circumstances and risks


Set priorities and manage work tasks


Task priorities are set and workload is organised to ensure completion of all assigned tasks relevant to the safety and security of the workplace


Appropriate tasks are prioritised and implemented to maintain ongoing workplace operations and to achieve workplace objectives


Relevant information is accessed and applied to ensure the safety and security of an aviation workplace when completing workplace tasks


Critical safety and essential security workplace tasks are prioritised over routine activities and completed in accordance with workplace procedures, checklists, and legislative and regulatory requirements


Symptoms of fatigue are recognised and appropriate action is taken to reduce its effects


Work with others in managing situational awareness


Communications with relevant personnel are undertaken in an effective and efficient manner to achieve situational awareness and to meet all requirements for the safety and security of the workplace


Team members and others in the workplace are encouraged to participate in and contribute to, the safety and security of the workplace


Effective interpersonal skills are used when working with others to maintain awareness, and the safety and security of the workplace


Appropriate action is taken in conjunction with others to cooperatively correct any identified unsafe and/or insecure situations