Carry out trip preparation and planning

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 MEM50008B, 'Carry out trip preparation and planning'.
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



1. Maintain the boat and safety equipment

1.1. Boat is maintained/serviced on a regular basis.

1.2. Safety equipment complies with relevant legislation.

1.3. Safety equipment is serviceable and accessible, and its location is identified and securely and appropriately stowed.

2. Maintain mooring and berthing apparatus

2.1. Mooring and berthing apparatus is maintained/serviced on a regular basis.

2.2. Mooring apparatus is appropriate to the vessel and location.

3. Plan trip

3.1. Weather conditions, vessel and personnel are checked for suitability for planned trip.

3.2. Trip activity plan takes into account area and type of operation and emergency contact.

3.3. Adequate provisions, including fuel, for trip are carried out.

3.4. Trip details are communicated to appropriate person.

3.5. Check is made to ensure the number of passengers does not exceed boat design limitations and/or legislative requirements.

3.6. Check is made to ensure equipment, stores and personal items are securely stowed and do not adversely affect the boat's stability.

3.7. Appropriate person is informed of safe return from the activity.

Qualifications and Skillsets

MEM50008B appears in the following qualifications:

  • MEM20305 - Certificate II in Boating Services
  • MEM40205 - Certificate IV in Boating Services
  • MEM30905 - Certificate III in Boating Services
  • SIS30410 - Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation