Package product_material

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 PMAOPS213B, 'Package product_material'.
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. Isolate and de-isolate plant.

1.1. Isolate plant

1.2. Make safe for required work

1.3. Check plant is ready to be returned to service

1.4. Prepare plant for return to service.

2. Prepare equipment and materials for packaging.

2.1. Identify from documentation the type, quantity and quality of product to be packed

2.2. Identify the range of packaging materials and ancillaries and their specific functions

2.3. Insure packaging materials are available in accordance with documentation

2.4. Select and prepare packaging materials according to compatibility with content, to procedures

2.5. Check packaging materials for correct labels/safety information.

3. Set up line.

3.1. Select appropriate measuring equipment

3.2. Select and fit appropriate dispensing equipment

3.3. Check all parts of line for damage, contamination or blockage

3.4. Clean equipment as required

3.5. Set up line for required quantity of product and labels to procedures

3.6. Start up and shut down line.

4. Package product

4.1. Fill package

4.2. Check that packaged product complies with specifications

4.3. Report as required.

5. Control hazards.

5.1. Identify hazards in work area and with equipment

5.2. Assess risks arising from those hazards

5.3. Take appropriate action to control risks to procedures and duty of care.

6. Respond to packaging plant/process problems.

6.1. Monitor plant frequently and critically throughout shift using measured/indicated data and senses (sight, hearing etc) as appropriate.

6.2. Recognise operational problems

6.3. Analyse cause of operational problems within scope of skill level

6.4. Take timely and appropriate action to solve operational problems.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PMAOPS213B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PMA20108 - Certificate II in Process Plant Operations
  • PMA30108 - Certificate III in Process Plant Operations
  • PMA40108 - Certificate IV in Process Plant Technology