Issue work permits

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 MSAPMPER300C, 'Issue work permits'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Issue work permits' 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



1. Identify need for work permit

1.1. Understand work permit system.

1.2. Identify and confirm with appropriate personnel the need for work permit.

1.3. Identify the correct permit for each situation.

2. Prepare work site for authorised work

2.1. Undertake an inspection of the work site.

2.2. Identify OHS and environmental requirements.

2.3. Conduct hazard identification and risk assessment.

2.4. Ensure work site is prepared in accordance specified work permit conditions.

2.5. Check permit conditions and report to appropriate personnel.

2.6. Identify need for and carry out testing in accordance with standard operating procedures.

3. Raise and issue work permits

3.1. Ensure conditions are documented on permit.

3.2. Ensure appropriate testing carried out and results documented on permit.

3.3. Determine an appropriate validity period

3.4. Check that permit conditions are met (ie validate permit).

3.5. Complete and authorise permit.

3.6. Ensure recipient(s) is advised of and agrees to abide by the requirements of the permit(s).

3.7. Ensure recipient(s) signs permit(s).

4. Monitor work for compliance

4.1. Undertake regular site inspections.

4.2. Monitor conditions and work progress and respond appropriately to changing conditions and circumstances.

4.3. Ensure permit currency and revalidate as required.

4.4. Ensure permit is displayed in prominent position.

4.5. Identify and, act on incidences of non-compliance and report promptly to relevant personnel.

4.6. Report any issues which arise with regard to work under the permit in accordance with procedures.

5. Receive end of day report

5.1. Receive end of day report from permit recipients

5.2. Confirm job progress and status.

5.3. Revalidate/arrange for revalidation of permit as required

5.4. Confirm work area has been left safe

5.5. Handover ongoing permits and status of suspended permits to oncoming shift.

6. Close work permit

6.1. Inspect job status.

6.2. Check that work undertaken satisfies permit conditions.

6.3. Ensure that work site is ready for a safe return to working conditions.

6.4. Check required returns to work status have been completed.

6.5. Sign off documentation and close permit in accordance with standard operating procedures.

6.6. Communicate work site and process status to relevant personnel.

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSAPMPER300C appears in the following qualifications:

  • PMB30107 - Certificate III in Polymer Processing
  • PMB40107 - Certificate IV in Polymer Technology
  • MSA30107 - Certificate III in Process Manufacturing
  • MSA30309 - Certificate III in Surface Preparation and Coating Application
  • PMA50108 - Diploma of Process Plant Technology
  • PMA30108 - Certificate III in Process Plant Operations
  • PMA40108 - Certificate IV in Process Plant Technology