Plan a quarry

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 FPIFGM4208B, 'Plan a quarry'.
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. Plan for quarry operation

1.1. Applicable occupational health and safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to planning a quarry are identified and followed

1.2. Relevant parties are consulted regarding land tenure and plans are reviewed and analysed prior to locating the quarry

1.3. Proposed location for quarry is inspected and the quality and extent of quarry material visually assessed for suitability

1.4. End use of quarry material and annual envisaged total quantities are researched, sampled and tested for suitability

1.5. Site environmental protection measures are adhered to in line with relevant legislation and regulations

1.6. Operational staff and contractors are regularly communicated with during the planning process to ensure smooth operation and progress

1.7. Quarry management plan is prepared for approval in line with site procedures

1.8. Communication with others is established and maintained in line with OHS requirements

2. Implement quarry operation plan

2.1. Quantities required and methods of extracting material from the quarry are selected, based on research and organisational plan

2.2. Cost benefit analysis is conducted to assess viability and lifespan of the quarry

2.3. Licences or permits required for quarry development are obtained

2.4. People, materials and equipment for quarry development are coordinated and scheduled in line with organisational guidelines

2.5. Schedule for the site is organised in conjunction with adjacent work plans and road maintenance or construction plans

2.6. Processes are established to liaise with relevant parties during the quarry development process

2.7. Schedule for the quarry and other documentation are produced and completed in line with OHS guidelines

3. Monitor and review quarry planning

3.1. Environmental protection measures are checked to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and regulations

3.2. Planning activities are monitored and reviewed for potential improvements

3.3. Planning method is reviewed and diagnosed for potential improvements

3.4. Planning process and results are recorded and reported to appropriate personnel

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPIFGM4208B appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI40105 - Certificate IV in Forest Operations