Prepare proof firing points

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 DEFEO800A, 'Prepare proof firing points'.
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 for proof or trial firing

1.1 Proof or trial instruction is read and clarified where necessary in accordance with standard procedures

1.2 Relevant range regulations are identified and applied in accordance with standard procedures

1.3 Work health and safety (WHS) requirements and recognised safety precautions including organisational procedures, are applied throughout the task

1.4 Required stores and equipment are identified, resourced and checked for calibration, serviceability and safety

1.5 Liaison with relevant parties is conducted

1.6 Agreement is obtained on firing point preparation in consultation with stakeholders and resources, in accordance with organisational procedures

2. Establish firing point

2.1 Equipment is installed in accordance with the proof or trial instruction and in compliance with relevant safety instructions and directions

2.2 Installation of data acquisition equipment by relevant personnel is monitored

2.3 Safety traces are checked against the set-up to confirm safety parameters are being adhered to

2.4 Functionality of the equipment is checked and identification data, condition and calibration are recorded

3. Monitor firing point equipment

3.1 Performance of equipment is monitored

3.2 Performance of equipment is documented and reported in accordance with organisational procedures

3.3 Observations of equipment are documented and reported

4. Recondition firing point

4.1 Safety checks are undertaken in accordance with organisational procedures

4.2 Equipment calibration is confirmed and recorded

4.3 Equipment condition is recorded and reported in accordance with organisational procedures

4.4 Firing point is reconditioned in accordance with proof or trial instruction and/or in accordance with organisational instructions