Operate indirect fire weapons

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Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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
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Wiki Markup
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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 DEFCA201B, 'Operate indirect fire weapons'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Manoeuvre the weapon

1.1 Weapon is moved into position as directed.

1.2 Weapon is prepared for firing in accordance with standard procedures.

1.3 Weapon is prepared for movement in accordance with standard procedures.

1.4 Work health and safety (WHS) requirements and recognised safety precautions are applied throughout the operation in accordance with standard procedures.

2. Aim the weapon

2.1 Ancillary equipment is prepared for use and operated as required or directed.

2.2 Indirect fire weapon is aimed and adjusted as directed and in accordance with standard procedures.

2.3 Aiming calculations and recordings are maintained in accordance with standard procedures.

3. Fire the weapon

3.1 Ammunition is handled under supervision and in accordance with standard procedures.

3.2 Ammunition is visually inspected, defects are reported to supervisor and defective ammunition is quarantined as directed.

3.3 Ammunition selected by the supervisor is prepared in accordance with orders.

3.4 Ammunition is loaded and unloaded as directed.

3.5 Gun is fired in accordance with orders.

3.6 Misfire drills are completed as directed and in accordance with standard procedures.

3.7 Ammunition residue is unloaded or removed after firing.

4. Maintain the serviceability of the weapon

4.1 Defects are reported to supervisor.

4.2 Operating maintenance is conducted in accordance with standard procedures.