Navigate in urban, regional and remote areas

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 MSS024011A, 'Navigate in urban, regional and remote areas'.
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


Navigate in urban areas


Access relevant street directories and road maps


Recognise and interpret map symbols


Use the directory index to locate departure and destination points on map


Trace the pre-determined or most efficient route on map and estimate distance and duration of journey


Identify significant intersections/landmarks along route to assist with navigation


Identify alternate routes in case of emergencies or significant traffic delays


Follow selected route correctly


Plan routes in regional/remote areas


Locate and review relevant legislative/regulatory, enterprise requirements and background information for site/project


Select suitable maps, aerial photos, guides and/or charts and check their currency and accuracy


Select navigational equipment, check that it is fit for purpose and service or replace, as necessary


Interpret map symbols and navigation data to identify departure/destination points, potential hazards and select an appropriate traverse route


Estimate distance and duration of journey using map scale and available information about the terrain and vehicle


Navigate in regional/remote areas


Correctly orientate map with surroundings


Identify field position and destination on map using landforms, landmarks and/or navigation equipment


Correctly use navigation aids, equipment and maps to follow planned route and schedule


Use alternate routes to avoid hazards, safely bypass obstacles or improve efficiency of route


Maintain communication in accordance with enterprise procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSS024011A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSS40211 - Certificate IV in Environmental Monitoring and Technology
  • MSS50211 - Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology