Plan for community emergencies

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 HLTAHW076, 'Plan for community emergencies'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Plan for community emergencies' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements define the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria specify the level of performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Liaise with relevant government agencies

1.1 Identify and analyse existing relevant disaster plans and policies

1.2 Consult government agencies to determine and confirm different and complementary roles in the local disaster plan

2. Identify and liaise with appropriate community organisations

2.1 Identify community organisations and incorporate in an information database

2.2 Use effective communication strategies to establish contact with community organisations

2.3 Identify barriers to effective liaison and develop processes to facilitate communication with other agencies

3. Develop disaster plan to address local requirements

3.1 Collect information on local requirements and resources from key people and organisations

3.2 Clarify roles and responsibilities of all organisations in relation to responding to a disaster

3.3 Ensure local disaster plan is written to reflect local requirements

3.4 Establish a promotions strategy and facilitate implementation

4. Co-ordinate local support

4.1 Seek volunteers for disaster plan designated roles, via identified organisations and public processes

4.2 Clarify individual, team and organisation roles and responsibilities

4.3 Identify team leaders by discussion with organisations

4.4 Hold meetings to discuss disaster plan and personnel requirements

5. Ensure training for volunteers and staff

5.1 Identify training and resource requirements for volunteers and staff

5.2 Coordinate development and promotion of training programs

5.3 Develop, promote and support implementation of training schedule

5.4 Evaluate and modify training as required

6. Evaluate and modify disaster plan

6.1 Consult key people about effectiveness of the disaster plan

6.2 Adapt disaster plan as required to meet community needs

6.3 Distribute amendments to disaster plan to key people

6.4 Provide additional training as required