Maintain the laboratory_field workplace fit for purpose

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 MSL933001A, 'Maintain the laboratory_field workplace fit for purpose'.
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. Clean work preparation areas

1.1. Clean preparation areas using appropriate cleaning agents and equipment according to enterprise procedures

1.2. Remove spillages, if they occur, using appropriate agents, personal protective equipment and enterprise procedures

1.3. Collect and segregate wastes in accordance with enterprise procedures, relevant codes and regulations

2. Clean and store equipment

2.1. Collect used equipment, inspect for faults and, where necessary, remove from service

2.2. Use appropriate agents, apparatus and techniques to clean equipment

2.3. Store clean equipment in the designated locations and manner

3. Monitor stocks of materials and equipment

3.1. Perform stock checks and maintain records of usage as directed

3.2. Store labelled stocks for safe and efficient retrieval

3.3. Inform appropriate personnel of impending stock shortages to maintain continuity of supply

4. Maintain a safe work environment

4.1. Use established safe work practices and personal protective equipment to ensure personal safety and that of other personnel

4.2. Report potential hazards and/or maintenance issues in own work area to designated personnel

4.3. Minimise the generation of wastes and environmental impacts

4.4. Dispose of wastes in accordance with enterprise procedures, relevant codes and regulations

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSL933001A appears in the following qualifications:

  • ACM30210 - Certificate III in Animal Technology
  • ICP31110 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Ink Manufacture)
  • MSA40108 - Certificate IV in Manufacturing Technology
  • MSA30208 - Certificate III in Manufacturing Technology
  • PSP30604 - Certificate III in Government (School Support Services)
  • PSP30704 - Certificate III in School Support Services
  • MTM30611 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (General)
  • SFI30511 - Certificate III in Seafood Processing
  • MSL50109 - Diploma of Laboratory Technology
  • MSL20109 - Certificate II in Sampling and Measurement
  • MSL30109 - Certificate III in Laboratory Skills
  • MSL40109 - Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques

And the skillsets: