Develop First Aid procedures and manage resources

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 PMAOHS420B, 'Develop First Aid procedures and manage resources'.
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. Develop effective organizational systems

1.1. Coordinate participative processes to identify and agree on outcomes

1.2. Initiate processes to plan, implement and control systems to achieve identified outcomes

1.3. Implement/develop policies and procedures consistent with procedures

1.4. Develop and maintain processes for effective conduct of First Aid responsibilities

1.5. Distribute changes in policy and procedures to relevant personnel using appropriate communication channels

1.6. Undertake review of procedures/policy, and report recommendations as required.

2. Implement effective First Aid training and practice.

2.1. Maintain links with First Aid bodies and professionals and clinical organisations/bodies

2.2. Maintain currency of First Aid and personal qualifications in accordance with industry and organisational requirements

2.3. Review and validate risks against procedures

2.4. Coordinate, plan, implement and evaluate additional training in a timely manner to meet the needs of individuals and the work site

2.5. Ensure practices are consistent with current standards and policies

2.6. Coordinate planning for response to major incidents and make known to the work group in readiness for implementation.

3. Maintain up-to-date professional development of knowledge and skills.

3.1. Undertake self education process in accordance with workplace principles and opportunities

3.2. Access links with various professional First Aid bodies and organisations to maintain currency in the field

3.3. Access and communicate promptly relevant information to work group, and maintain certification in accordance with workplace procedures and legislation.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PMAOHS420B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PMA50108 - Diploma of Process Plant Technology
  • PMA40108 - Certificate IV in Process Plant Technology
  • PMA60108 - Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology