Operate survival craft and other lifesaving appliances

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 MARF3004A, 'Operate survival craft and other lifesaving appliances'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Operate survival craft and other lifesaving appliances' 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

Launch survival craft and rescue boats

1.1

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

1.2

Launch strategy is adopted appropriate to the prevailing circumstances and conditions

1.3

Launching equipment is operated according to manufacturer instructions and organisational procedures

1.4

Survival craft or rescue boat is launched smoothly according to accepted safety practices and standards

2

Operate survival craft and rescue boats

2.1

Pre-start checks are conducted on the engine

2.2

Engine is started according to manufacturer instructions and organisational procedures

2.3

Orders are given for survivors to board the survival craft

2.4

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

2.5

Survival craft is manoeuvred appropriately for the prevailing circumstances and conditions

3

Operate lifesaving and survival equipment

3.1

Location and accessibility of all lifesaving and survival equipment is established

3.2

Survival equipment is checked and operated according to manufacturer instructions and organisational procedures

3.3

Lifesaving clothing is correctly donned and used according to manufacturer instructions and organisational procedures

3.4

Strategies are implemented to counter threats to survival according to accepted survival practice

4

Recover survival craft

4.1

Persons are disembarked from the survival craft according to organisational procedures

4.2

Survival craft is recovered according to manufacturer instructions and organisational procedures

4.3

Survival craft and equipment are checked for signs of damage and faulty equipment

4.4

Identified faulty equipment or damage is reported according to organisational procedures

5

Organise abandon vessel musters and drills

5.1

Abandon vessel musters and drills are arranged according to regulatory requirements and organisational procedures

5.2

Contributions are made to musters and drills

5.3

Instruction is provided to others on organisational procedures and the correct use of lifesaving equipment

5.4

Musters and drills are reviewed against objectives

5.5

Reporting obligations are completed according to regulatory requirements and organisational procedures

5.6

Risk control processes are implemented