Monitor, inspect and report catchment operations

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 NWPSOU012, 'Monitor, inspect and report catchment operations'.
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



Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Inspect and monitor catchment operations

1.1 Identify and apply work requirements for undertaking inspections of catchments and surrounding areas.

1.2 Schedule routine inspections of catchment areas to identify water quality risks.

1.3 Inspect and monitor designated locations according to agreed schedule and procedures.

1.4 Inspect flow regulating systems and determine required adjustments to meet demand.

1.5 Select, fit and use required safety equipment, including personal protective equipment.

2. Operate and report catchment conditions

2.1 Measure and record catchment inflows and outflows or extractions.

2.2 Collect and record water samples according to sampling requirements.

2.3 Identify organisation standards for the condition and maintenance of catchment environment.

2.4 Identify and report changes to environmental conditions.

2.5 Identify and report flows into, and conditions of, catchment areas.

3. Assist in investigating hazards, risks and catchment security

3.1 Identify and report activities within catchment that pose a hazard or risk to the public, water quality or the environment.

3.2 Identify and report activities of external parties within the catchment and surrounding area that breach organisational guidelines.

3.3 Check and confirm public complaints and report to relevant personnel.

4. Complete documentation

4.1 Collect and analyse catchment data.

4.2 Review and action investigation results.

4.3 Compile reports from catchment inspections.