Undertake radio communications site audit

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 ICTCMP501, 'Undertake radio communications site audit'.
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


Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare for radio communications site audit

1.1 Confirm need for site audit through appropriate triggers and arrange formal approval for site access from authorised personnel

1.2 Clarify audit requirements according to relevant legislation, codes, regulations and standards, including safety and security arrangements, and action required to comply

1.3 Clarify audit requirements with client or project originator, where appropriate, and incorporate broader audit considerations

1.4 Prepare a hardcopy of site information for use as an audit validation list at site

1.5 Specify staff, equipment and material resource requirements for audit, based on particular site requirements ensuring equipment has been correctly calibrated and labelled

1.6 Check industry requirements for site and obtain industry licence where appropriate

2. Undertake radio communications site audit

2.1 Validate specific site location according to database information

2.2 Undertake audit tasks according to work health and safety (WHS), enterprise procedures and site specific safety requirements, and meet client or representative on site as required

2.3 Conduct transmission and radio frequency (RF) tests against approved specifications

2.4 Conduct check of transmitters for licensing conditions

2.5 Check transmission radio frequency against database list and obtain permission to check or alter transmission or radio frequency where appropriate

2.6 Confirm site meets specific RF WHS requirements and licensing requirements where appropriate

2.7 Confirm defined site equipment labelling comply with Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) technical standards

3. Complete audit administration tasks

3.1 Update or arrange for update of required records regarding audit findings and action required, including liaison with authorised personnel as agreed

3.2 Monitor recommended actions to ensure compliance with findings

3.3 Issue enforcement actions as required

3.4 Finalise audit administration and return equipment and resources according to organisational procedures