Operate outdoor fireworks displays

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 CUAPYR402, 'Operate outdoor fireworks displays'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Operate outdoor fireworks displays' 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

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

1. Prepare for fireworks displays

1.1 Discuss issues associated with the use and operation of fireworks for displays with relevant personnel

1.2 Establish manual and electric firing techniques for fireworks in line with current industry practices

1.3 Identify fireworks from physical features and markings

1.4 Take account of dangers and safety issues associated with pre-preparing fireworks on-site and off-site

1.5 Follow procedures for the transport and storage of fireworks according to state or territory regulatory requirements

2. Set up fireworks displays

2.1 Determine the integrity of fireworks and their suitability for sites

2.2 Establish and manage exclusion zones and control measures for sites

2.3 Implement site safety measures that meet regulatory requirements and manage risk

2.4 Supervise the set-up of equipment and fireworks according to safety management systems

2.5 Monitor environmental factors to ensure safety

3. Operate fireworks

3.1 Instigate immediate pre-display activities in relation to health and safety according to state or territory regulatory requirements

3.2 Safely initiate fireworks in line with current industry practices

3.3 Maintain control of displays through monitoring and supervising others as required

3.4 Take appropriate action where problems are identified

3.5 Supervise operations in ways that foster cohesion in the work team

4. Finalise work operations

4.1 Clean up and return display sites to owners in original condition

4.2 Complete other post-display activities and documentation as required

4.3 In consultation with relevant personnel, evaluate the effectiveness of operations and safety measures and note areas for improvement in future fireworks displays