Support SCUBA diving operations from the surface

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 DEFDV002B, 'Support SCUBA diving operations from the surface'.
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. Prepare and rig lazy shot and bail-out cylinder

1.1 Lazy shot, cordage and bail-out cylinder are inspected and prepared.

1.2 Lazy shot, cordage and bail-out cylinder are deployed and set at required depth for the decompression stop.

1.3 Adjustment for subsequent decompression stops is consistent with the dive plan.

1.4 Lazy shot, cordage and bail-out cylinder are de-serviced and stowed for re-use.

2. Attend to a SCUBA (air) diver from the surface

2.1 Diver is assisted in fitting and inspecting dive equipment prior to undertaking the dive.

2.2 Assistance is provided during the diver's entry into, and exit from, the water from a range of platforms.

2.3 Diver's equipment is confirmed for fit and absence of leaks on entering the water.

2.4 Diver's safety line is managed throughout the dive and all line signals between the diver and supervisor are interpreted and responded to.

2.5 Diver's condition, position and progress are reported regularly and accurately to the supervisor.

2.6 Diver is controlled from the surface during a poor visibility search.

2.7 Diver is assisted in the removal and stowage of equipment.