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 DEFCA319, 'Assist in the preparation, construction, operation and maintenance of a field water point'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Assist in the preparation, construction, operation and maintenance of a field water point' 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. Locate a supply of water
1.1 A water supply within a designated area is located.
1.2 Water is collected and tested for compliance with quality standards in accordance with standard procedures.
1.3 Water sources are assessed for suitability to be used for collection, treatment and storage.
1.4 The suitability of the water as a source of supply is determined and if approved, the site isprepared.
2. Prepare a field water
2.1 Personal protective equipment is selected and worn in accordance with standard procedures.
2.2 Equipment, tools and materials are selected and checked for serviceability and any faults are reported to the supervisor.
2.3 Local utility assets such as water, electricity and gas pipelines are located and marked to prevent damage, and liaison is undertaken with local authorities as required.
2.5 When mechanical excavation equipment is required, contact with appropriate agencies is established and maintained to facilitate construction activities.
2.6 Manual or mechanical equipment is used, where required, to construct the water
2.7 Structures such as water towers and storage tanks are constructed/established, as required, in accordance with standard procedures.
2.8 Field water supply equipment and accessories are assembled, operated and maintained in accordance with standard procedures.
3. Operate a water
3.1 Potable water is produced, stored and distributed in accordance with standard procedures.
3.2 Water treatment and testing equipment is calibrated, serviced, operated and maintained in accordance with standard procedures.
3.3 Water samples are collected and tested in accordance with standard procedures.
3.4 Chemicals are used in accordance with standard procedures.
3.5 Information related to chemical supply, usage and disposal is recorded in accordance with standard procedures.
3.6 Process and performance data is collected, recorded, maintained and reported in accordance with standard procedures.
3.7 Equipment is inspected and maintained in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions and standard procedures.
4. Refurbish water
4.1 Work site is restored to normal, when required, in accordance with standard procedures.
4.2 Chemicals are disposed of in accordance with standard procedures.