Perform routine maintenance and repairs on a vessel

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 MARB3003A, 'Perform routine maintenance and repairs on a vessel'.
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


Plan and prepare for work


Maintenance and repair activities are identified from work orders and clarified with appropriate personnel


Relevant plans, drawings and texts are interpreted to determine job specifications


Resources required to complete tasks are identified, obtained and inspected for compliance with job specifications


Where work at heights or overside is required, appropriate fall arrest and restraint devices are selected and used according to work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements


Tasks are sequenced and prioritised


Coordination requirements are resolved with others involved or affected by the work


Potential hazards are identified and prevention and/or control measures are selected according to work plan and organisational procedures


Perform basic deck maintenance


Suitable personal protective clothing is selected and used according to WHS/OHS requirements


Deck surfaces are checked according to planned maintenance system


Any deterioration or corrosion of vessel deck surfaces is identified and appropriate maintenance action is carried out according to manufacturer instructions and organisational procedures


Minor faults and imperfections in paint surfaces are repaired according to manufacturer instructions and organisational procedures


Weathered surfaces are restored using cleaners and liquid abrasives according to manufacturer instructions and organisational procedures


Tools and equipment are used correctly and safely


Maintenance materials are obtained, prepared and applied according to manufacturer instructions and organisational procedures


Carry out cleaning tasks


Suitable personal protective clothing is selected and used according to WHS/OHS requirements


Area to be cleaned is prepared and any hazards identified


Work area is barricaded or warning signs provided, as appropriate, to reduce risk to other crew members


Correct chemicals and cleaning agents are selected and applied according to manufacturer instructions and WHS/OHS requirements


Equipment is used correctly and safely


Cleaning tasks are completed according to manufacturer instructions and organisational procedures


Prepare and paint surfaces


Suitable personal protective clothing is selected and used according to WHS/OHS requirements


Surfaces are prepared using correct equipment


Rust remover, rust converter and undercoats are applied according to manufacturer instructions


Paints are mixed in correct proportions according to manufacturer instructions


Paint is applied using appropriate application equipment


Carry out routine maintenance of deck fittings, equipment and systems


Fittings and equipment are inspected and inspection results are compared with manufacturer specification


Maintenance tasks are carried out to specification


Mechanical equipment and system components are checked with appropriate instruments


Faulty items or components are identified and an appropriate maintenance procedure is selected


Unserviceable equipment is tagged according to organisational procedures


Repair/replace faulty fittings and equipment


Fittings and equipment are safely isolated according to regulations and WHS/OHS requirements


Faulty fittings or equipment are removed using appropriate tools, equipment and procedures


Replaceable items are selected or serviceable items are repaired according to manufacturer specifications


Adjustments are made to fittings or equipment to comply with specifications


Operational check is carried out to ensure compliance with manufacturer specifications


Maintenance report is completed according to organisational procedures


Clean up


Work area is cleared and cleaned


Materials are disposed of or recycled according to legislative and organisational requirements


Tools and equipment are checked, maintained, and stored according to organisational procedures