Supervise conduit inspection and reporting

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 NWP440A, 'Supervise conduit inspection and reporting'.
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



1Determine inspection reporting requirements

1.1 Determine the inspection reporting standard and special inspection and reporting requirements of the client or asset owner from specifications and/or instructions.

1.2 Obtain plans and maps of assets to be inspected and identify relevant asset data.

1.3 Seek clarification of inspection reporting requirements from the client/asset owner for unusual or non-routine inspections.

1.4 Verify the competence of operators undertaking the inspection.

2Review video images, data and reports from inspections.

2.1 Checkvideo records of inspections.

2.2 Compile documentation from inspection and check for completeness and accuracy.

2.3 Recognise unsatisfactory video images and other non-compliant data and submit non-compliance reports to the operator.

2.4 Label and reference inspection information according to specifications and/or enterprise procedures.

3Identify and code defects and other features from video images of conduit inspection.

3.1 Identify and code structural defects, service conditions and other features of the conduit in accordance with industry code and/or specifications.

3.2 Record asset and inspection data using appropriate software in accordance with industry code and/or specifications.

3.3 Investigate and report unrecognisable defects, service conditions or other features.

3.4 Identify a conduit at risk of imminent failure and communicate details to the system operator/asset owner according to operational procedures.

3.5 Confirm defects or malfunctioning of maintenance holes, pits or other access structures with the operator and report in accordance with industry code and/or specifications.

4Prepare conduit inspection reports for client.

4.1 Compile inspection reports and present to the client in the format required by the industry code/specifications or enterprise practice.

4.2 Follow inspection video and data security procedures in accordance with the specifications and or enterprise procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

NWP440A appears in the following qualifications:

  • NWP40107 - Certificate IV in Water Operations