Manage legal requirements of 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 MARD6001A, 'Manage legal requirements of 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


Determine legislative obligations and requirements


Legal obligations in relation to vessel operations are ascertained


Legislative requirements relating to operation of a vessel are recognised


Obligations and legislative requirements are clarified with relevant government and licensing agencies


Develop strategies for compliance with legislative obligations and requirements


Obligations and legislative requirements are analysed to develop strategies for compliance


Strategies are reviewed with relevant stakeholders to determine suitability


Strategies are used to develop regular, cyclical compliance checks


Strategies and compliance requirements are communicated to crew members


Relevant training is conducted to facilitate compliance


Undertake scheduled compliance checks


Compliance checks are delegated to relevant crew members


Problems that may lead to potential noncompliance are identified and reported


Timing and outcomes of compliance checks are recorded according to regulatory and organisational requirements


Information from compliance checks is analysed to identify instances of noncompliance or potential noncompliance


Rectify noncompliance with legislative obligations and requirements


Course of action to take to address instances of noncompliance is determined


Timely remedial action is undertaken and legislative obligations and requirements are complied with


Training and instruction is conducted to ensure compliance with regulations


Checks are made to ensure noncompliance has been addressed


Specific area is monitored to ensure continuing compliance


Reason for noncompliance is analysed to guide future compliance


Maintain required certification of shipboard items and equipment


Documentation held by the vessel is completed against authorised inventory


Continuous validity of certification extensions and requirements for renewals is ensured through timely attention


Continuing effectiveness of tests, checks and maintenance programs is reflected in certificate conditions of surveyed items and equipment


Organisational and issuing authority requirements are complied with through timely survey arrangements


Maintain documentation related to legislative requirements


Certificates and documentation are stored in a manner that optimises their use and accessibility for vessel operations


Clear, concise and accurate records are kept


Regulatory and organisational requirements, and format for records are complied with


Validity of records is maintained when required corrections to records are made


Documentation is secured and confidentiality is maintained according to organisational procedures


Organisational procedures are followed to back-up computer


Records and reports are distributed to required authorities at appropriate times