Provide leadership to 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 MARG5001A, 'Provide leadership to crew'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Provide leadership to 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


Allocate duties


Workload is scheduled effectively to facilitate vessel operational efficiency


Duties, rosters and responsibilities are assessed against and matched to crew capabilities and according to legislative and organisational requirements


Crew are allocated workload priority and performance expectations are communicated clearly


Workload of crew is continuously assessed according to agreed objectives and timelines


Performance of crew and individuals is systemically monitored against defined measurable performance criteria to ensure satisfactory completion of assigned workloads


Performance above expectations is identified and reinforced through recognition and continuous feedback


Performance below expectations is identified and development plan for improved performance is negotiated, agreed on and documented according to organisational requirements


Potential and current issues and problems arising within the crew and/or individuals are identified and acted on according to organisational and legislative requirements


Provide learning and development activities


Action plan to meet individual and group learning and development needs is prepared


Individuals are supported to identify their specific learning and development needs


Crew members are encouraged and supported to take advantage of learning and development opportunities according to their needs and organisational requirements


On-the-job learning opportunities are provided according to individual needs and to the required standard


Crew members are encouraged and supported in applying new skills and knowledge in the workplace


Communicate effectively with crew and stakeholders


Interpersonal skills and communication techniques are used to facilitate open communication within crew, ensure understanding and encourage accurate exchange of information


Meetings and briefings are conducted to maintain understanding and support with crew and stakeholders


Barriers to effective cross-cultural communication are identified and addressed to maintain effective relationships


Positive involvement and contributions are encouraged from all crew members


Communications are clear and accurate to ensure that information can be easily understood and acted upon


Strategies for resolving differences are used to negotiate issues and problems


Communication is used to develop and maintain positive relationships, mutual trust and confidence


Provide leadership within the crew


Crew members are provided with the support, leadership and advice necessary to perform work safely and effectively


Assistance is provided to crew members to accomplish teamwork and achieve organisational goals


Conflict situations in crew are identified and conflict resolution strategies applied


Leadership and guidance strategies are varied to meet changing priorities and situations, taking into account the differing needs and skills of individuals and the requirements of the tasks


Make effective decisions


Information is gathered and analysed to generate a range of options


Decisions made are the most effective for the situation based on sufficient, valid and reliable information


Decisions made are consistent with personal and professional values, ethics and regulatory obligations


Consultative and participative decision making is used in implementing and reviewing the work of the crew and the distribution of responsibilities


Needs and expectations of crew and the organisation are taken into account through decision making


Decision making is undertaken according to risk management plans and within appropriate timeframes


Effectiveness of decisions is evaluated to improve future decision making