Prevent ozone depleting substance and synthetic greenhouse gas emissions

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 PRMPFES43A, 'Prevent ozone depleting substance and synthetic greenhouse gas emissions'.
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 Interpret and comply with legal and industry requirements relating to ozone depleting substance (ODS) and synthetic greenhouse gas (SGG) extinguishing agents used in fire protection.

1.1 Apply knowledge and understanding of agreements, protocols, legislative and regulatory requirements, fire protection industry codes of practice, and Australian standards to contribute to prevention of ODS and SGG emissions in the fire protection industry.

1.2 Identify potential and actualbreaches of legal and industry requirements and take action according to organisational requirements, ODS and SGG policies and procedures, and best practice requirements.

2 Identify ODS and SGG extinguishing agent handling licence, trading authorisation and usage permit requirements.

2.1 Identify types of ODS and SGG extinguishing agent handling licences and describe entitlement of licensees.

2.2 Identify and describe the licence requirements of each licence category.

2.3 Describe trading authorisations and ODSand SGG usage permits.

3 Apply an understanding of ozone layer depletion and global warming.

3.1 Identify and explain role and function of the ozone layer.

3.2 Identify and describe factors involved with and effect of global warming.

3.3 Describe and classify ODS and SGGextinguishing agents used in the fire protection industry.

3.4 Describe effect of ozone depletion and global warming on human health, the environment and fire protection industry work practices.

3.5 Identify and assess relevant fire protection industry work practices.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PRMPFES43A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PRM20406 - Certificate II in Asset Maintenance (Fire Protection Equipment)
  • CPC32811 - Certificate III in Fire Protection