Perform field support duties in a roadwork environment

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 LGAWORK212A, 'Perform field support duties in a roadwork environment'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1 Establish site facilities for road maintenance and construction

1.1 Work is planned and programmed to be undertaken in accordance with drawings, specifications and other documentation.

1.2 Work site is prepared and maintained in a safe condition in accordance with OHS requirements and regulations of other accredited authorities.

1.3 Traffic control is planned at job site and signed in accordance with relevant Australian Standards.

1.4 Underground and overhead obstructions and other utility services are identified.

1.5 Appropriate signage is selected, established and maintained at work site.

2 Construct appropriate pits and manholes

2.1 Plant, equipment, tools and materials to construct manholes and pits are selected.

2.2 Pits and manholes are constructed according to council requirements.

3 Construct roads and pavements

3.1 Site is set out, cleared and prepared

3.2 Earthworks are undertaken and the sub-grade prepared.

3.3 Construction materials are spread and compacted using appropriate plant, equipment , materials and construction.

3.4 Pavement surface for construction of wearing surface using either a bitumen seal or asphalt surface.

3.5 Pavement markings are applied and signs, safety rails and markers are erected as specified.

4 Maintain roads and pavements

4.1 Surface is set out and prepared for resealing/patching or other maintenance activities.

4.2 Levelling tasks are carried out where necessary using appropriate plant and equipment.

4.3 Materials used to maintain the pavement are prepared correctly using appropriate tools and equipment.

4.4 Repairs on road pavement, kerb and channel, potholes, sealing and asphalt overlays are made using appropriate tools, plant and equipment.

4.5 Subsurface and surface open drains are maintained, repaired and cleared where necessary.

4.6 Trees and shrubs are trimmed or removed and weeds are controlled according to council requirements.

4.7 Verges are mown by tractor signs in relation to their meaning, positioning and material.

5 Maintain records for road construction and maintenance

5.1 Information is recorded in accordance with council and legislative requirements.

5.2 Details are recorded clearly, accurately and legibly.

5.3 Records are secured, accessible and up-to-date.

Qualifications and Skillsets

LGAWORK212A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LGA20204 - Certificate II in Local Government (Operational Works)
  • FPI20105 - Certificate II in Forest Growing and Management