Hook up external lift loads

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 DEFADI001, 'Hook up external lift loads'.
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.


Prepare for external lift hook-up tasks


Obtain and comply with task instructions


Assess risks associated with task instructions and apply relevant risk control measures


Inspect, fit and prepare personal protective equipment


Prepare landing pad/landing site/landing zone (LP/LS/LZ) areas


Undertake hook-up drills to ensure task readiness


Obtain, review and attach documentation to load


Hook up external lift loads


Complete external lift hook-ups in accordance with operational procedures


Instigate hook-up team movement to designated safe position and complete observation of rigged load being lifted


Use hand signals to communicate with aircrew in accordance with operational protocols


Respond to external load-lifting emergencies and abnormal situations


Identify external load-lifting risks and communicate potential load-lifting emergencies to aircrew, as required


Undertake risk and/or emergency remedial actions, as required, in accordance with operational procedures


Conclude external lift hook-up task


Identify and report damage to stores and equipment


Restore and return personal protective equipment


Complete task details documentation in accordance with task requirements


Refurbish LP/LS/LZ areas


Recover and return aerial delivery equipment