Prepare and operate a field water-point

Formats and tools

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
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 DEFCA313B, 'Prepare and operate a field water-point'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare and plan for water acquisition

1.1 Requirement is received, understood and confirmed with higher authority as necessary

1.2 Resource availability and serviceability is identified and constraints are determined

1.3 An analysis of the area is conducted from available data to identify potential water sources

1.4 Site surveys, risk and environmental assessments are conducted

1.5 Plan is developed in accordance with survey, water quality and quantity, resources, risks and environmental considerations

1.6 Problems that cannot be resolved locally are referred to higher authority for resolution

1.7 Competence of team members is confirmed and monitored

1.8 Team is briefed in accordance with standard procedures

1.9 Liaison with outside agencies is undertaken as required

1.10 Occupational health and safety (OH&S) requirements and recognised safety precautions are applied throughout the operation in accordance with standard procedures

2. Construct a field water-point

2.1 Team is directed and supervised in accordance with plan

2.2 Support from outside agencies is organised and directed

2.3 Local utility assets are located and marked to prevent damage

2.4 Routes in and out of water-points are established

2.5 Structures are designed and constructed/established

2.6 Technical advice is provided to the chain of command and/or support agencies

2.7 All unexpected situations that require a quick and decisive response are recognised and responded to in accordance with operational requirements and standard procedures

3. Operate and maintain a field water-point

3.1 Potable water is produced, stored and distributed in accordance with standard procedures

3.2 Water-point team is supervised

3.3 All unexpected situations that require a response are recognised and responded to in accordance with operational requirements and standard procedures

3.4 Reports and data are provided to higher authority in accordance with standard procedures

4. Refurbish site and finalise activity

4.1 Site is refurbished in accordance with environmental requirements

4.2 Chemicals and waste are disposed of in accordance with environmental requirements and standard procedures

4.3 Equipment, tools and materials are recovered, cleaned and maintained

4.4 Equipment, tools and materials are either stored or redeployed to another site in accordance with standard procedures

4.5 Documentation is completed in accordance with standard procedures