Prepare and operate a field water-point

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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Prepare and plan for water acquisition

1.1 Receive and process requirement and confirm with higher authority as necessary.

1.2 Identify resource availability and serviceability and determine constraints.

1.3 Conduct analysis of the area from available data to identify potential water sources.

1.4 Conduct site surveys, risk and environmental assessments.

1.5 Develop field water point plan in accordance with survey, water quality and quantity, resources, risks and environmental considerations.

1.6 Refer problems that cannot be resolved locally to higher authority for resolution.

1.7 Confirm and monitor competence of team members.

1.8 Brief team.

1.9 Liaise with outside agencies.

2. Construct a field water point

2.1 Direct and supervise team in accordance with plan.

2.2 Organise and direct support from outside agencies.

2.3 Locate and mark local utility assets to prevent damage.

2.4 Establish routes in and out of water points.

2.5 Design and construct/establish structures.

2.6 Provide technical advice to the chain of command and/or support agencies.

3. Operate and maintain a field water point

3.1 Produce, store and distribute potable water.

3.2 Supervise water point team.

3.3 All unexpected situations that require a response are recognised and responded to in accordance with operational requirements and standard procedures.

3.4 Provide reports and data to higher authority.

4. Refurbish site and finalise activity

4.1 Refurbish site in accordance with environmental requirements.

4.2 Dispose of chemicals and waste in accordance with environmental requirements.

4.3 Recover, clean and maintain equipment, tools and materials.

4.4 Store or redeploy equipment, tools and materials.

4.5 Complete documentation.