Work in the swimming pool and spa servicing industry

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 CPPSPS3008, 'Work in the swimming pool and spa servicing industry'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Work in the swimming pool and spa servicing industry' 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

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.

1.

Comply with legislative and regulatory requirements relating to swimming pool and spa servicing.

1.1.

Legislative and regulatory requirements are identified and applied.

1.2.

Own understanding of legislative requirements is confirmed with supervisor.

1.3.

Situations requiring specialist advice are identified and assistance is sought as required.

1.4.

Breaches or potential breaches of requirements are reported to supervisor.

2.

Comply with ethical practices and codes of conduct.

2.1.

Industry, business and association standards, codes of ethics, practice and/or conduct are identified and followed.

2.2.

Own understanding of ethical and conduct requirements is confirmed with supervisor.

2.3.

Situations requiring specialist advice are identified and assistance is sought as required.

3.

Identify work role and responsibilities.

3.1.

Own work role and responsibilities are identified and confirmed with supervisor.

3.2.

Work tasks are identified, scheduled and completed within designated timeframes.

3.3.

Feedback from clients and colleagues is sought relating to own competency and performance, and used to identify areas for improvement.

3.4.

Information regarding learning and professional development is recorded and maintained in line with enterprise requirements.

3.5.

Work completion documentation is prepared and securely maintained.

4.

Identify risks involved in working as a swimming pool and spa technician.

4.1.

Potential risks are identified and reported.

4.2.

Workplace policies and procedures for minimising risks are identified and applied.

4.3.

Information is routinely provided to clients on compliance of swimming pool or spa and environs with safety legislation.

4.4.

Limitations in identifying risks are identified and assistance is sought as required.

5.

Identify industry employment requirements.

5.1.

Industry employment requirements, including competency standards and other relevant benchmarks, are identified and used to establish own continuous professional development needs and priorities.

5.2.

Employee and employer rights and responsibilities, including remuneration and employment conditions, are accessed.

5.3.

Personal presentation standards are maintained.