Develop a disaster plan

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 HLTPOP024, 'Develop a disaster plan'.
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. Determine framework for creating a disaster plan

1.1 Identify and review existing disaster plans of the organisation

1.2 Identify and document government policies which affect the organisation’s response to a disaster

1.3 Identify legislative and statutory requirements impacting on the disaster plan

1.4 Consult with local, State/Territory and federal government agencies as required to identify and determine roles and responsibilities in the disaster plan

2. Identify and liaise with appropriate community organisations

2.1 Identify community organisations to be involved in a disaster plan and develop an information database

2.2 Establish contact through a variety of communication strategies

2.3 Identify restrictions to effective liaison and develop processes to promote communication with other agencies

2.4 Consult with identified community organisations to identify and determine roles and responsibilities in the disaster plan

3. Incorporate local requirements for disaster planning and relief into a plan

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

3.2 Identify and determine availability of resourcing requirements for a disaster plan response

3.3 Develop plan in accordance with organisation policy and relevant legislation requirements

3.4 Establish parameters for reviewing and evaluating plan

3.5 Develop a communications strategy to promote the disaster plan to local community, government and other agencies

3.6 Implement the communications strategy

4. Identify and train volunteers

4.1 Determine roles within the disaster plan performed by volunteers and clarify responsibilities involved

4.2 Invite individuals and organisations to take up roles as part of the disaster plan

4.3 Establish training requirements for volunteers to understand the disaster plan and perform their role

4.4 Develop a training program and schedule

4.5 Deliver training to volunteers

4.6 Evaluate and adjust training in accordance with disaster plan modifications