Supervise combat arms operations

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 DEFCA015, 'Supervise combat arms operations'.
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



1. Identify tasks and collect appropriate information

1.1 Requirement to conduct combat arms tasks is determined from orders, and appropriate standard procedures are identified and applied.

1.2 Constraints imposed on tasks are determined and managed.

1.3 Training requirements are identified and addressed.

1.4 Resource requirements are identified and managed.

1.5 Shortfalls/problems are reported through the chain of command.

1.6 Work health and safety (WHS) requirements and recognised safety precautions including those contained in Australian Defence Force (ADF) procedures, are applied throughout the operation.

2. Plan and prepare for combat arms tasks

2.1 Information and intelligence in support of operations is identified and analysed.

2.2 Risk is identified and managed.

2.3 Decision making process is conducted.

2.4 Combat arm elements appropriate to the task are identified and advised.

2.5 In-service resources allocated to the task are managed.

2.6 Plans are adjusted to accord with resource availability.

2.7 Orders are prepared and issued to combat arms organisations indicating their missions, tasks, resources, constraints and limitations.

2.8 Battle procedure is supervised and conducted.

2.9 Liaison is conducted in accordance with operational requirements.

3. Conduct combat arms operations

3.1 Appropriate supporting battlespace operating systems are employed and/or coordinated.

3.2 Plans are modified to reflect changes in effort, resources and support.

3.3 Operations are conducted as ordered, reallocating/adjusting resources to meet operational requirements.

3.4 Operations are continuously monitored to ensure efficiency of their conduct and achievement of the mission.

3.5 Liaison and coordination with stakeholders is conducted.

3.6 Reported problems are actioned.

3.7 Reports are provided.

4. Finalise combat arms operations

4.1 Operations are reported in accordance with current instructions.

4.2 Debriefingis conducted.

4.3 Post activity analysis is conducted and subsequent recommendations are made.

4.4 Reports and returnsare compiled and processed.