Manage situational awareness in the air traffic control environment

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 AVIZ5049A, 'Manage situational awareness in the air traffic control environment'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1Establish and maintain situational awareness

1.1 Incoming information and cues are noticed and received

1.2 Information is comprehended and prioritised

1.3 Status of the ATC environment is established

1.4 Status of the elements within the ATC environment are projected to the future and consequences are established

1.5 ATC environment is monitored and status of elements is updated

2Identify and rectify loss of situational awareness

2.1 Factors affecting situational awareness are understood

2.2 Loss of situational awareness identifiers are recognised

2.3 Actions are taken to recover situational awareness

3Manage team situational awareness

3.1 Factors affecting team situational awareness are understood

3.2 Required information is recognised and shared

3.3 Team situational awareness is established

3.4 ATC environment is monitored and the status of the elements is updated to relevant team members

Qualifications and Skillsets

AVIZ5049A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AVI50308 - Diploma of Aviation (Air Traffic Control)