Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment

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 MARF009, 'Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment' 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.

1

Respond to emergency

1.1

Emergency situation is correctly recognised

1.2

Muster and abandon vessel signals are activated according to organisational procedures

1.3

Prompt, accurate and clear information is given on raising alarm

1.4

Instructions are provided to crew and passengers to maximise chances of survival

1.5

Emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) is operated to transmit distress signal

1.6

Distress calls are made using radio equipment on distress call frequency to communicate nature of emergency

2

Launch survival craft and rescue boats

2.1

Preparations for the launch of the survival craft or rescue boat are made according to organisational procedures and manufacturer instructions

2.2

Appropriate launch strategy is adopted following an assessment of the weather and sea conditions, and the nature of the emergency

2.3

Launching equipment is operated according to organisational procedures and manufacturer instructions

2.4

Survival craft or rescue boat is launched smoothly according to organisational procedures and manufacturer instructions

2.5

Pre-start checks are conducted on the engine of the survival craft or rescue boat

2.6

Survival craft or rescue boat engine is started according to organisational procedures and manufacturer instructions

3

Operate survival craft and rescue boats

3.1

Orders are given to survivors to board the survival craft or rescue boat using appropriate means

3.2

Survival craft or rescue boat is cleared of the vessel and operated according to organisational procedures and manufacturer instructions

3.3

Sea anchors and drogues are used to assist in remaining within the vicinity of the abandoned vessel and to minimise the effects of adverse weather and sea conditions

3.4

Exposure cover is deployed on an open lifeboat according to manufacturer instructions

4

Operate lifesaving and survival equipment on board survival craft and rescue boats

4.1

Location and accessibility of all lifesaving and survival equipment is established

4.2

Survival equipment is checked and operated according to manufacturer instructions

4.3

Lifesaving equipment is correctly donned and used according to manufacturer instructions

5

Assume responsibility for survival of crew and passengers

5.1

Survivors are checked for signs of hypothermia or other injuries and first aid is applied where necessary

5.2

Water and food is rationed

5.3

Lookout for vessels and aircraft in the vicinity is maintained and distress signals are released on sighting

5.4

Instructions given by rescue personnel are followed to safely access rescue craft

5.5

Persons are disembarked from survival craft or rescue boat according to organisational procedures

5.6

Survival craft or rescue boat is recovered and checked for signs of damage