Perform general maintenance and provide assistance to tradespersons

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 HLTHSS002, 'Perform general maintenance and provide assistance to tradespersons'.
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 define the essential outcomes.

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

1. Identify and plan for maintenance task

1.1 Receive maintenance request and assess requirements for assistance, access, timeframes, costs, equipment, materials and tools

1.2 Assess disruption to normal operations and inform those affected

1.3 Isolate area in accordance with organisation requirements to maintain safety of others

1.4 Identify workplace health and safety (WHS) requirements and use personal protective equipment in accordance with legislative and organisation requirements

1.5 Read operation maintenance schedules and drawings to plan work

2. Perform maintenance

2.1 Select and use appropriate tools, materials and equipment in accordance with manufacturer guidelines and WHS requirements

2.2 Check tools for serviceability and safe use

2.3 Assemble tools, equipment and materials and prepare the work area

2.4 Locate and hold in place material needed for both hand and power tool application

2.5 Use both hand and power tools safely and effectively

2.6 Safely locate both hand and power tools when not in immediate use

2.7 Perform maintenance task according to organisation maintenance policy and procedure

2.8 Identify problems or tasks requiring specialised assistance or tradesperson and report to supervisor

3. Assist tradesperson with construction and/or maintenance tasks

3.1 Follow instructions of the tradesperson and clarify type and details of assistance required

3.2 Read relevant plans, drawings, operational maintenance manuals and scheduled maintenance plans to assist with task

3.3 Provide information and assistance to tradesperson

3.4 Report accurate information and updates between tradespersons and supervisor

4. Clean up work area

4.1 Clear the work area and remove waste according to organisation waste disposal requirements

4.2 Store materials for re-use or disposal

4.3 Clean, maintain and store tools, equipment and power leads

5. Complete documentation

5.1 Inform supervisor of task completion and any faults or problems identified

5.2 Record the completion of the maintenance task according to organisation policy and procedure

5.3 File or forward documentation according to organisation requirements