Plan and conduct evacuation of premises

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 CPPSEC3017A, 'Plan and conduct evacuation of premises'.
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



1Contribute to writing of policy and procedures for an evacuation situation.

1.1 Applicable provisions of legislative and organisational requirements relevant to planning and conducting evacuations are identified and complied with.

1.2 Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements for evacuation procedures are obtained and reviewed.

1.3 Emergency scenarios are discussed and a system of emergency alerting determined in consultation with relevant persons.

1.4 Evacuation policy incorporates outcomes of the consultative process and is presented for review to relevant persons.

1.5 Presented information uses clear and concise language and complies with organisational requirements for format, style and structure.

1.6 Industry information is regularly reviewed to establish the need for new or revised evacuation policy and procedures.

2Participate in conducting evacuation drills.

2.1 Documented evacuation policy and procedures are disseminated to relevant persons in accordance with organisational procedures.

2.2 Further information and support materials are readily available and accessible.

2.3 Routine and regular evacuation drills are planned and scheduled in consultation with relevant persons.

2.4 Fire wardens are identified and confirmed in strategic locations.

2.5 Evacuation drills are conducted in accordance with evacuation policy and procedures.

2.6 Feedback on evacuation implementation is sought and modifications to evacuation policy and procedures are finalised and reissued in a timely manner.

3Conduct evacuation.

3.1 Evacuation need is determined and appropriate emergency services agencies are notified.

3.2 Hazards are identified and appropriate risk control measures are implemented within scope of own responsibility, competency and authority.

3.3 Evacuation of premises is conducted in accordance with evacuation policy and procedures.

3.4 Mobility impaired persons are identified and special arrangements implemented in accordance with organisational procedures.

3.5 Evacuated personnel are accounted for in accordance with evacuation policy and procedures.

3.6 Relevant documentation is completed and securely maintained in accordance organisational procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPPSEC3017A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPP30411 - Certificate III in Security Operations
  • SIT60307 - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT50307 - Diploma of Hospitality