Operate and maintain a boiler

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 MARC3002A, 'Operate and maintain a boiler'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
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

1

Select and use personal protective equipment

1.1

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is selected for use according to statutory requirements and workplace procedures

1.2

Functions that require use of personal PPE are selected to enable function to be risk assessed

2

Carry out pre-operational safety checks

2.1

Boiler components are identified and operated according to organisational operating procedures

2.2

Boiler pre-operational safety checks are conducted according to statutory requirements and standard operating procedures

2.3

Maintenance requirements are identified and reported according to workplace procedures

3

Maintain health and safety standards in work area

3.1

Hazards and potential hazards in work area are identified according to statutory requirements and workplace procedures

3.2

Hazards are reported according to statutory requirements and workplace procedures

3.3

Prevention/control measures are selected according to organisational practice

3.4

Boiler chemicals are stored and handled according to statutory requirements, manufacturer recommendations and workplace procedures

4

Operate and monitor boiler

4.1

Boiler is started and brought online safely, according to statutory requirements, workplace procedures and organisational safety management systems (SMS)

4.2

Operating status of boiler is monitored according to statutory requirements, workplace procedures and organisational SMS

4.3

Boiler water quality tests are conducted according to workplace procedures and organisational SMS

4.4

Boiler water is adjusted as a result of tests, to meet manufacturer recommendations and workplace criteria

4.5

Operating log is maintained clearly and accurately, according to statutory requirements

5

Shut down boiler

5.1

Boiler is shut down according to statutory requirements, workplace procedures and organisational SMS

5.2

Documentation is maintained according to workplace and organisational requirements

6

Carry out routine maintenance on boiler

6.1

Maintenance requirements are identified and reported according to workplace requirements

6.2

Boiler is cleaned internally and externally according to statutory requirements and workplace procedures

6.3

Boiler valves and fittings are removed for maintenance according to statutory requirements and organisational SMS

6.4

Precautions for entry into confined spaces are observed according to and organisational SMS