Operate equipment

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 MSMOPS200, 'Operate equipment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Operate equipment' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com 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

1

Prepare for work

1.1

Receive and give shift handover

1.2

Identify and clarify work requirements

1.3

Identify and control hazards

1.4

Coordinate with appropriate personnel

1.5

Check for recent work undertaken on plant item

1.6

Note any outstanding/incomplete work

1.7

Check operational status of equipment/plant item

2

Operate equipment/ plant item

2.1

Identify the types of equipment/plant item and its duty

2.2

Complete routine checks, logs and paperwork taking appropriate action on unexpected readings

2.3

Adjust equipment/plant item as required, appropriate to type of equipment/plant item and duty

2.4

Change rate, grade or specification smoothly as required

2.5

Charge/discharge equipment/plant item as required

3

Recognise and take appropriate action on abnormal situations

3.1

Monitor equipment/plant item frequently and critically throughout shift using measured/indicated data and senses as appropriate

3.2

Identify impacts of any changes upstream and downstream

3.3

Identify impacts of upstream/downstream changes on the equipment/plant item

3.4

Recognise situations which may require action

3.5

Resolve routine problems

3.6

Take appropriate actions on other abnormal situations to make safe and have the situation resolved

4

Isolate and de-isolate equipment/plant item in accordance with procedures

4.1

Complete any required pre-start checks

4.2

Start up/shut down/changeover equipment/plant item according to the equipment/plant type and duty in liaison with other personnel

4.3

Isolate equipment/plant item

4.4

Make equipment/plant item safe for required work

4.5

Check equipment/plant item is ready to be returned to service

4.6

Prepare equipment/plant item for return to service