Assist in boarding 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 DEFSEA002, 'Assist in boarding 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



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 to board vessel

1.1 Receive and acknowledge a pre-boarding briefing.

1.2 Identify and acknowledge vessel type and environmental factors to determine method of insertion.

1.3 Establish and acknowledge roles and responsibilities of team members.

1.4 Obtain and check dress and equipment for serviceability.

1.5 Acknowledge method of insertion.

1.6 Receive and acknowledge position of insertion point.

2. Board vessel

2.1 Conduct boarding operation using dress and equipment while taking appropriate action to protect personnel and equipment.

2.2 Maintain communication throughout the operation.

3. Secure vessel

3.1 Secure insertion point and access routes.

3.2 Clear vessel for personnel.

3.3 Gather and isolate crew.

3.4 Identify master, secure bridge and obtain applicable documents.

3.5 Assess situation and adjust or discontinue response with changing circumstances.

3.6 Identify situations requiring assistance and request support.

4. Search vessel and personnel

4.1 Establish need to undertake search of personnel and property.

4.2 Explain reason for search to vessel master and personnel involved.

4.3 Conduct search of both property and personnel. When searching personnel it must be conducted at appropriate locations and, where possible, by persons of the same gender, according to specific legislation.

4.4 Identify and record illegal cargo, personal items and activities.

4.5 Gather and record physical evidence.

5. Finalise boarding operations

5.1 Disembark vessel.

5.2 Maintain and stow dress and equipment.

5.3 Attend and participate in boarding debrief.

5.4 Complete post-boarding reports.