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 DEFCA317B, 'Coordinate area and route search, and clearance of explosive ordnance'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Coordinate area and route search, and clearance of explosive ordnance' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)
Elements and Performance Criteria
1. Plan area and route clearance
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 Reconnaissance is conducted in accordance with standard procedures
1.4 Clearance plan is developed in accordance with design, resources, risks and environmental considerations
1.5 Problems that cannot be resolved locally are referred to higher authority for resolution
1.6 Competence of team members is confirmed and monitored
1.7 Clearance team is briefed in accordance with standard procedures
1.8 Liaison is undertaken with outside agencies as required
1.9 Occupational health and safety (OH&S) requirements and recognised safety precautions are applied throughout the operation in accordance with standard procedures
2. Supervise area and route clearance
2.1 Clearance team is directed and supervised in accordance with the clearance plan
2.2 All unexpected situations that require a quick and decisive response are recognised and responded to in accordance with operational requirements and standard procedures
2.3 Checks are completed for safety signage, lane marking and fencing in accordance with standard procedures
2.4 Information is recorded throughout operation and reported to outside agencies as necessary
2.5 Support from outside agencies is organised and directed
2.6 Technical advice is provided to the chain of command or support agencies
3. Finalise the task
3.1 Higher authority is notified that clearance is complete in accordance with standard procedures
3.2 Post activity analysis is conducted and subsequent recommendations are made in accordance with standard procedures
3.3 Equipment and stores are reconditioned, replaced or returned as applicable
3.4 Documentation is completed in accordance with standard procedures