Undertake fire control and emergency rescue

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 PMAOHS213B, 'Undertake fire control and emergency rescue'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Undertake fire control and emergency rescue' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Respond to identified fire emergencies

1.1. Communicate the nature and extent of the fire emergency to team members in order to confirm required actions and responses

1.2. Apply knowledge of fire chemistry, fire characteristics and chemical hazards to assessment of the fire emergency and communicate the action required

1.3. Advise others of the nature and extent of the fire emergency from a knowledge of appropriate fire control strategies.

2. Deploy fire emergency equipment.

2.1. Utilise knowledge of the location and availability of fire fighting equipment in the control of a fire emergency

2.2. Select and utilise appropriate personal protective clothing and equipment and breathing apparatus by all team members

2.3. Apply appropriate fire fighting and containment media in a safe and coordinated manner, in accordance with the manufacturer specifications and the organisation's procedures, to attack and control the fire emergency.

3. Undertake search of and rescue from affected areas.

3.1. Confirm the need to conduct the search and rescue with team leaders or other nominated personnel

3.2. Conduct systematic primary and secondary searches

3.3. Search rooms and mark in accordance with the organisation's procedures

3.4. Lead occupants to safety

3.5. Locate injured personnel and transfer them in an appropriate manner to a safe location

3.6. Minimise the risk of further injury to affected personnel by applying casualty handling techniques and handing them to the care of medical personnel once clear of threat of fire

3.7. Communicate extent of injuries and casualty numbers to other support groups and request further assistance as required.