Support proactive maintenance

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 MSS404083A, 'Support proactive maintenance'.
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


Lead team in monitoring process and equipment


Demonstrate to team how to observe the process/equipment continuously and critically using appropriate senses (e.g. sight and hearing) to identify any potential or actual problems


Identify to team data indicators that must be monitored and recorded


Ensure team monitors identified data indicators frequently and critically


Ensure symptoms of operations outside the desired range of conditions and performance are recognised


Analyse cause of equipment non-standard performance within scope of knowledge and skill


Ensure team members take timely and appropriate action to solve problems or to refer problems to appropriate manager or specialist


Apply proactive maintenance strategy


Obtain and discuss maintenance strategy with relevant people


Identify aspects of maintenance strategy which require specific input from team


Discuss maintenance strategy with team members


Ensure team members have resources and training to be able to make the required contributions


Analyse standard procedures and work practices


Examine team procedures and practices for compatibility with maintenance strategy


Identify areas where production procedures/practices should be changed to comply with maintenance strategy


Identify areas where maintenance strategy should change to comply with production procedures and practices


Identify other activities or areas where changes might increase equipment reliability


Take appropriate action to have the required changes made


Facilitate team contribution to proactive maintenance


Monitor team's contribution to proactive maintenance


Arrange for competency development of team members, as required


Facilitate ongoing examination by the team of process reliability and overall equipment effectiveness (OEE)


Arrange for follow through and implementation of team originated improvements