Organise storage and logistics of general materials

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 PMAOPS308B, 'Organise storage and logistics of general materials'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for work.

1.1. Identify work requirements

1.2. Identify and control hazards

1.3. Coordinate with appropriate personnel

2. Categorise materials.

2.1. Locate storage and handling information for the materials, including hazardous and dangerous goods information, using labels, inventory system or other sources of information

2.2. Interpret storage, handling and hazards information from information sources

2.3. Categorise materials in terms of frequency of use (pick), handling requirements, sources and destination points (internal and external), security requirements, product life and location in the storage area.

3. Select storage location and method.

3.1. Determine storage location for materials based on hazardous or dangerous goods, composition, state of the materials and containers, temperature or light control, fragility, quantity, size or shape

3.2. Determine storage requirements for new materials based on information available and recommend requirements

3.3. Assist others with advice concerning the storage and handling of materials based on the information available.

4. Store and retrieve materials.

4.1. Determine appropriate transport and handling requirements for materials

4.2. Move materials to and from storage areas, using appropriate handling methods

4.3. Update relevant stock records and documentation as required

4.4. Advise of material stock status, stock-outs or oversupply to relevant personnel

4.5. Contribute to the logistics management process by supply of accurate stock information, movement and advice on storage requirements and capacity.

5. Resolve problems.

5.1. Identify possible problems in equipment or process

5.2. Determine problems needing action

5.3. Determine possible fault causes

5.4. Rectify problem using appropriate solution within area of responsibility

5.5. Follow through items initiated until final resolution has occurred

5.6. Report problems outside area of responsibility to designated person.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PMAOPS308B appears in the following qualifications:

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