Facilitate search and rescue operations

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 PMAOMIR317B, 'Facilitate search and rescue operations'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Facilitate search and rescue operations' 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



1. Establish a search and rescue support plan related to the facility

1.1. Identify possible search and rescue scenarios in liaison with relevant personnel

1.2. Identify relevant local (or other) agencies

1.3. Identify key contacts with relevant agencies

1.4. Liaise with relevant agencies to develop/review site/agency interaction plan(s) for a search and rescue

1.5. Assess plan(s) for operability and practicality

1.6. Assess proposed plans with relevant agencies for compatibility with each other and own systems

1.7. Negotiate and resolve conflicts

1.8. Ensure site emergency plans are consistent with agreed agency interaction plans.

2. Activate search and rescue support plan

2.1. Recognise that a search and rescue is required

2.2. Obtain information required by the procedures and determine relevant agency/agencies to contact

2.3. Contact relevant agency/agencies and activate search and rescue

2.4. Provide all relevant and available information to the agency

2.5. Activate site incident response system relevant to the incident.

3. Liaise with search and rescue agency/agencies

3.1. Monitor local situation and advise agency of any relevant changes

3.2. Monitor search and rescue progress and provide relevant information to site incident response team

3.3. Advise relevant personnel in own organisation of progress

3.4. Negotiate issues with agency/agencies and own organisation

3.5. Determine the need for additional/different resources and negotiate their timely acquisition

3.6. Identify problems/potential problems with the search and rescue and develop solutions in liaison with the agency/agencies and own organisation.

4. Conclude search and rescue support

4.1. Negotiate a conclusion to the search and rescue with the agency/agencies and own organisation

4.2. Collect and preserve all relevant information

4.3. Debrief with relevant people involved

4.4. Complete reports as required

4.5. Identify items for improvement and take action to have improvements implemented/built into support plans.