Apply maritime resource management principles

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 MARF022, 'Apply maritime resource management principles'.
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

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.


Establish working systems and procedures


Principles of resource management are interpreted to establish the functions and responsibilities of the crew


Principles of resource management are interpreted to establish arrangements and procedures


Operations are planned, and arrangements and procedures applied according to regulatory requirements and company procedures


Working systems are documented as required and communicated to relevant personnel


Schedules are developed with due consideration to crew’s experience


Assign resources and allocate duties


Current competency of crew is evaluated and appropriate measures are taken to ensure all personnel have the required level of competency


Clear and unambiguous roles and responsibilities of crew are determined


Crew are allocated duties and informed of expected standards of work and behaviour in a manner appropriate to the individuals concerned


Resources are allocated and assigned as needed in correct priority to perform necessary tasks to obtain and maintain situational awareness


Manage personnel


Crew are informed of current and predicted vessel and operational status and external environment


Operations are undertaken in accordance with established functions and responsibilities


Effective communication is maintained with crew on matters relevant to safety and integrity of vessel


Questionable decisions and/or actions are dealt with using an appropriate challenge and response


Fatigue management strategies are applied


Operations are monitored and appropriate action is taken if found to be in breach of established arrangements, regulations and procedures