Operate an inland modular raft_ferry

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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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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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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 DEFCA314B, 'Operate an inland modular raft_ferry'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for raft or ferry operation

1.1 Operating instructions are interpreted to determine the task, the cargo, the destination and route

1.2 Navigation data is compiled in accordance with standard procedures

1.3 Cargo weight is calculated to ensure weight is within the safe operating limit of the craft and manifests are completed to ensure passengers and cargo are safe to move in accordance with standard procedures

1.4 Launch site survey, risk and environmental assessment are conducted

1.5 Suitable raft or ferry design is determined based on the operation

1.6 Assembly and disassembly plan is developed in accordance with design, resources, surveys, risks and environmental considerations

1.7 Equipment is selected, checked for serviceability and unserviceable items are replaced or rejected, and reported in accordance with standard procedures

1.8 Operator and crew are checked to ensure they conform with relevant state/territory and federal licensing requirements

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

1.10 Crew is briefed in accordance with standard procedures

1.11 Liaison is undertaken with outside agencies as required

1.12 Shore preparation is conducted in accordance with standard procedures and the pontoons and tugs are prepared and readied for launch

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

2. Assemble and manoeuvre the raft or ferry

2.1 Crew is directed and supervised in accordance with standard procedures

2.2 Tugs and pontoons are safely launched in accordance with standard procedures

2.3 Raft or ferry is assembled in accordance with assembly plan

2.4 Passengers are briefed on safety issues prior to embarking in accordance with standard procedures

2.5 Raft or ferry is loaded in accordance with manifest and checks are completed for security, alignment and load stability

2.6 Raft or ferry is navigated and manoeuvred consistent with hazards and environmental conditions, and in accordance with standard procedures

2.7 Contingency and emergency drills are carried out, as necessary, to minimise threat to personnel and equipment in accordance with standard procedures

2.8 Personnel and/or equipment are disembarked and/or unloaded safely in accordance with standard procedures

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

3. Recover and restore raft or ferry

3.1 Raft or ferry is disassembled in accordance with disassembly plan

3.2 Pontoons and tugs are recovered safely in accordance with standard procedures

3.3 Equipment is checked for serviceability, cleaned and serviced, and any defects are reported

3.4 Documentation is completed in accordance with standard procedures

3.5 Debriefing requirements are completed in accordance with standard procedures