Supervise a crew

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 MARG005, 'Supervise a crew'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Supervise a crew' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to 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.


Plan and implement work schedules


Tasks and/or jobs are identified and prioritised according to work schedules


Timelines, personnel and equipment are identified for each job and task


Work schedules are clearly communicated to crew and individuals


Changes to work schedules are implemented through reorganisation of priorities, and reasons are clearly conveyed to crew and individuals


Priority of tasks is communicated to crew and individuals


Tasks and/or jobs are discussed with crew and individuals, and work schedules are adjusted as required


Risks are identified and analysed according to with organisational policies and procedures


Risks are monitored and reviewed and appropriate treatment is applied to eliminate or minimise risk


Monitor performance of tasks


Required standard is effectively communicated to crew and individuals to ensure understanding of allotted task


Instruction or technical support to achieve required standard is provided as required


Standard of performance is monitored to ensure achievement of outcomes


Feedback on performance is discussed with crew and individuals


Completion times of tasks/jobs are monitored and scheduling is adjusted as appropriate


Support development of crew or individuals


Workload is discussed with crew and individuals on a regular basis


Support mechanisms are explored and implemented to address issues


Crew and individuals are supported to identify and resolve work-related issues


Crew and individuals are supported to establish and maintain effective relationships with colleagues according to the requirements of their work role


Areas of tension or conflict in relationships are identified and steps are taken to address contributing factors and issues


Mentoring, training and assessment is provided as required, to develop and enhance crew and individual skills and knowledge according to work role requirements


Trainee crew are supported to complete relevant training record books


Provide leadership to crew


Crew is assisted to identify and work towards goals and objectives according to organisational values and directions


Support and encouragement is provided to crew and steps are taken to maintain or improve cooperation and cohesiveness


Barriers to crew effectiveness are identified and potential causes or factors contributing to these barriers are investigated


Strategies are put in place to enhance team effectiveness by addressing identified barriers


Monitor application of WHS/OHS


Implementing work health and safety/occupational health and safety (WHS/OHS) standards is monitored to ensure safety requirements are met


Strategies for prevention or correction of problems are determined from monitoring process


Recommendations for prevention or correction of problems are made to achieve established standards


Communicate with management, crew and individuals


Information affecting work is explained logically and clearly to crew and individuals verbally and/or in writing, as required


Effective and appropriate information provision is carried out with management


Concise reports are written that conform to organisational procedures


Control entry to confined spaces


Requirement for confined space entry is identified


Confined space entry permit and any limitations are identified according to organisational procedures


Roles and responsibilities of crew members are confirmed according to organisational procedures


WHS/OHS requirements are applied throughout control of the operation


Entry and egress of confined space are monitored and recorded according to work permit conditions and organisational procedures


Communication and consultation with confined space entry team is maintained according to work permit conditions and organisational procedures


Documentation and reports are completed according to organisational procedures