Manage steam boiler start-up

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 FPPSTM1A, 'Manage steam boiler start-up'.
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 and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Conduct pre-operational safety checks.


Work/output requirements are established.


Pre-operational and safety checks are conducted in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.


Availability of process supplies are confirmed.


Work is completed within OH&S, SOP, environmental and safe working requirements and practices.


Conduct start-up procedures.


Isolations are removed in accordance with SOP.


Pre-light conditions are established in accordance with SOP.


Boiler is started and brought on-line according to SOP.


System and plant is observed for correct operational response.


Boiler condition during start-up is monitored to detect abnormal conditions.


Deviations from required operating conditions are detected and corrective action undertaken to rectify.


Responses to corrective actions are documented as required by SOP.


Work is completed within OH&S, SOP, environmental and safe working requirements and practices.


Implement area housekeeping and cleaning.


Potential work area hazards are identified and reported.


Prevention/control measures are employed.


Chemical/hazardous wastes are disposed in accordance with SOP.


Solid waste disposal is in accordance with SOP.


Routine documentation is maintained and logged in accordance with SOP.


Work is completed within OH&S, SOP, environmental and safe working requirements and practices.