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 PMLTEST307B, 'Prepare trial batches for evaluation'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Prepare trial batches for evaluation' 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
Elements and Performance Criteria
Prepare for trial batch mixing
Identify the job, materials, appropriate procedures and safety requirements
Record description of the job to be undertaken, compare with specification and report any variations
Select and prepare tools, equipment and materials in accordance with job requirements
Confirm the properties and quantities of materials to be used
Confirm that the required materials are available and ready for use
Mix trial batch for evaluation
Measure out quantities of materials ready for mixing
Mix the materials according to established procedures
Discharge the mixture ready for inspection and testing according to established procedures
Record details of the mix and any observations according to established procedures
Evaluate properties of the mixture by inspection and standard test methods
Obtain representative samples of the mix for testing
Perform specified tests according to established procedures
Handle and transport samples in accordance with established procedures
Label samples and record details in accordance with established procedures
Clean equipment and dispose of materials
Clean mixing, measuring, sampling and testing equipment after use
Return unused materials to storage
Dispose of excess materials safely and ethically
Record data in accordance with established procedures
Maintain equipment records in accordance with established procedures
Maintain confidentiality of enterprise information
Maintain a safe work environment
Use established safe work practices and personal protective equipment to ensure personal safety and that of other laboratory personnel
Minimise the generation of wastes and environmental impacts
Ensure safe disposal of laboratory and hazardous wastes
Clean, care for and store equipment and reagents as required.