Manage maintenance systems

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 MTMPS5604C, 'Manage maintenance systems'.
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. Prepare maintenance policies

1.1. Maintenance costs, including the cost of poor maintenance procedures, are identified and quantified.

1.2. Management commitment to a productive maintenance strategy is negotiated and confirmed.

1.3. Enterprise performance is benchmarked against agreed standards, and maintenance policies and priorities are developed.

1.4. Maintenance system goals are developed through negotiation with stakeholders.

1.5. Communication strategies are established to build positive workforce attitude and commitment to maintenance.

2. Implement maintenance management system

2.1. Resource requirements are identified, secured and included in enterprise budgets and operational plans.

2.2. Location of the maintenance function and/or team within enterprise structures is determined.

2.3. Profile of the maintenance function and/or team within enterprise structures is determined.

2.4. Roles and responsibilities of equipment users and the maintenance team are clarified and built into position descriptions and work instructions.

2.5. Mentoring and training in the use and care of technology and equipment is provided to support the maintenance strategy.

2.6. Maintenance procedures and schedules are prepared to minimise negative impacts on production, costs, waste and the environment.

2.7. Record keeping systems are developed and maintained.

2.8. Potential risks are analysed and management strategies recommended.

2.9. Contingency plans are prepared in collaboration with the workforce, suppliers and customers.

2.10. Maintenance schedules and procedures are effectively communicated to the team.

3. Monitor and review maintenance management system

3.1. Continuous improvement strategies are developed.

3.2. Performance criteria for maintenance goals are determined and data collection strategies established.

3.3. Performance information and outcomes are analysed and implications reported to stakeholders.

Qualifications and Skillsets

MTMPS5604C appears in the following qualifications:

  • MTM50111 - Diploma of Meat Processing
  • MTM60111 - Advanced Diploma of Meat Processing