Shut down and bank steam boiler

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 FPPSTM330A, 'Shut down and bank steam boiler'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare boiler for shutdown

1.1. Boiler is prepared for shutdown within Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) regulations, environmental and safe working requirements/practices, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), and housekeeping requirements

1.2. Maintenance requirements are identified and reported

1.3. Appropriate isolations are initiated

1.4. Faulty plant is isolated/contained where possible to allow continued production as required

1.5. Boiler and ancillary plant are shut down

2. Conduct boiler inspection and maintenance

2.1. Boiler inspection and maintenance is conducted within OHS regulations, environmental and safe working requirements/practices, SOP, and housekeeping requirements

2.2. Boiler is prepared for inspection

2.3. Condition of boiler is established to ensure safe removal of equipment

2.4. Inspections and maintenance is carried out

2.5. Internal and external cleaning of boiler and fittings are undertaken as required

3. Store boiler in shutdown mode

3.1. Boiler is stored in shutdown mode within OHS regulations, environmental and safe working requirements/practices, SOP, and housekeeping requirements

3.2. Storage time and condition of storage are established

3.3. Boiler is stored in a safe condition for access in accordance with manufacturer's specifications

3.4. Stored boiler water and chemicals are analysed and handled when boiler is stored for extended periods

4. Respond to unplanned or emergency shutdowns

4.1. Unplanned or emergency shutdowns are responded to within OHS regulations, environmental and safe working requirements/practices, SOP, and housekeeping requirements

4.2. Shutdown requirement is responded to immediately

4.3. Emergency conditions are complied with in accordance with legislative and enterprise procedures, where applicable

4.4. Cause of shutdown is identified and located where possible

4.5. Immediate safety of personnel and plant is ensured

4.6. Continuing plant operation is monitored and maintained in safe working conditions and customers are notified

4.7. Relevant personnel are notified to rectify and make plant ready for restart

5. Record and report shutdown data

5.1. Shutdown data is recorded and reported within OHS regulations, environmental and safe working requirements/practices, SOP, and housekeeping requirements

5.2. Shutdown information is recorded, including corrective action as required

5.3. Shutdown information is reported to relevant personnel as required

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPPSTM330A appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPP40210 - Certificate IV in Papermaking Operations
  • FPP30110 - Certificate III in Pulping Operations
  • FPP40110 - Certificate IV in Pulping Operations
  • FPP30210 - Certificate III in Papermaking Operations