Supervise sniper operations

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 DEFCA427B, 'Supervise sniper operations'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify tasks and collect appropriate information

1.1 Requirement to conduct sniping tasks is determined from orders, and appropriate standard procedures are identified and applied.

1.2 Constraints imposed on tasks are determined and managed in accordance with standard procedures.

1.3 Training requirements are identified and addressed in accordance with standard procedures.

1.4 Resource requirements are identified and addressed in accordance with standard procedures.

1.5 Shortfalls/problems are reported through the chain of command.

1.6 Work health and safety (WHS) requirements and recognised safety precautions including those contained in Australian Defence Force (ADF) procedures, are applied throughout the operation.

2. Plan and prepare for sniping tasks

2.1 Information and intelligence in support of operations is assembled and analysed.

2.2 Risk is identified and managed in accordance with standard procedures.

2.3 Decision making process is conducted in accordance with standard procedures.

2.4 Sniper teams to perform specialist operations are identified and advised.

2.5 Plans are adjusted to accord with resource availability, in accordance with operational and organisational policy.

2.6 Orders are prepared and issued to participating sniper teams indicating their missions, tasks, resources, constraints and limitations in accordance with standard procedures.

2.7 Battle procedure is supervised and conducted in accordance with standard procedures.

2.8 Liaison is conducted in accordance with operational requirements and standard procedures.

3. Control sniping operations

3.1 Operations are monitored to ensure efficiency of their conduct and achievement of the mission.

3.2 Appropriate battlespace operating systems are employed in accordance with standard procedures.

3.3 Plans are modified to reflect requirements in effort, resources and support.

3.4 Operations are coordinated as required, reallocating/adjusting resources to meet operational requirements.

3.5 Liaison is conducted with superiors, subordinates, supporting organisations and other operations being conducted as required, ensuring feedback and performance is addressed.

3.6 Reported problems are actioned in accordance with operational and organisational policies and procedures.

3.7 Reports are provided in accordance with standard procedures.

4. Finalise sniping tasks

4.1 Operations are documented in accordance with current instructions and standard procedures.

4.2 Debriefing is conducted in accordance with standard procedures.

4.3 Post activity analysis is conducted and subsequent recommendations are made in accordance with standard procedures.

4.4 Reports and returns are compiled and processed in accordance with standard procedures.