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 MARC023, 'Operate and maintain a boiler'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Operate and maintain a boiler' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)
Elements and Performance Criteria
Elements describe the essential outcomes.
Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.
Select and use personal protective equipment
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is selected for use according to statutory requirements and workplace procedures
Functions that require use of personal PPE are selected to enable function to be risk assessed
Carry out pre-operational safety checks
Boiler components are identified and operated according to organisational operating procedures
Boiler pre-operational safety checks are conducted according to statutory requirements and standard operating procedures
Maintenance requirements are identified and reported according to workplace procedures
Maintain health and safety standards in work area
Hazards and potential hazards in work area are identified according to statutory requirements and workplace procedures
Hazards are reported according to statutory requirements and workplace procedures
Prevention/control measures are selected according to organisational practice
Boiler chemicals are stored and handled according to statutory requirements, manufacturer recommendations and workplace procedures
Operate and monitor boiler
Boiler is started and brought online safely, according to statutory requirements, workplace procedures and organisational safety management systems (SMS)
Operating status of boiler is monitored according to statutory requirements, workplace procedures and organisational SMS
Boiler water quality tests are conducted according to workplace procedures and organisational SMS
Boiler water is adjusted as a result of tests, to meet manufacturer recommendations and workplace criteria
Operating log is maintained clearly and accurately, according to statutory requirements
Shut down boiler
Boiler is shut down according to statutory requirements, workplace procedures and organisational SMS
Documentation is maintained according to workplace and organisational requirements
Carry out routine maintenance on boiler
Maintenance requirements are identified and reported according to workplace requirements
Boiler is cleaned internally and externally according to statutory requirements and workplace procedures
Boiler valves and fittings are removed for maintenance according to statutory requirements and organisational SMS
Precautions for entry into confined spaces are observed according to and organisational SMS