Conduct routine site measurements

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 PMLTEST200A, 'Conduct routine site measurements'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Prepare for measurement(s)


Confirm the purpose, priority and nature of measurements required


Liaise with relevant personnel to arrange site access and all necessary clearances/permits


Identify site hazards and review enterprise safety procedures


Assemble all measuring and safety equipment and check they are fit for purpose


Check all equipment/materials against a given inventory and stow them to ensure safe transport


Arrange appropriate transport for site access as required


Perform measurement(s)


Locate measurement points and services at the site


Gain access to measurement points by removing covers and locks as appropriate


Seek advice if the required measurements cannot be made or if procedures require modification


Operate measuring equipment in accordance with enterprise procedures and manufacturer's instructions


Take sufficient readings to ensure reliable data


Record data with appropriate accuracy, precision and units


Record environmental/site conditions and any other observations that may impact on data quality


Recognise obvious errors/atypical data and take appropriate corrective action


Secure measuring points by replacing covers and locking as appropriate


Finalise measurements


Follow enterprise procedures for the cleaning/decontamination of equipment and vehicle as necessary


Check all equipment and materials against inventory and stow for safe transport


Liaise with relevant personnel to restore normal production and/or services as necessary


Report all measurements in accordance with enterprise procedures


On return, check and document serviceability of equipment before storage


Maintain a safe work environment


Use established work practices and personal protective equipment to ensure personal safety and that of others


Minimise environmental impacts of measurements and generation of waste


Dispose of all waste in accordance with enterprise procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

PMLTEST200A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LGA40308 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Health and Environment)