Respond to waste emergency

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 PRMWM11B, 'Respond to waste emergency'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Respond to waste emergency' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1 Identify nature of emergency

1.1 Identify details of the nature, type and severity of the emergency including existing and potential hazards and report to appropriate person

2 Respond to emergency

2.1 Identify potential risks and hazards and incorporate into emergency response action

2.2 Follow emergency response procedures in accordance with company requirements and relevant legislation

2.3 Communicate full details of emergency to all relevant parties

2.4 Use emergency and personal protective equipment safely and efficiently in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and company OHS requirements

2.5 Contain and isolate emergency situation, where possible, to minimise danger to surrounding equipment, area, environment, other personnel and general public

2.6 Avoid risks to personnel and follow evacuation procedures in accordance with company requirements

2.7 Take all necessary actions to protect company interests in accordance with company requirements and relevant legislation

3 Review emergency response

3.1 Monitor and evaluate emergency response actions continuously and make modifications to response actions, where appropriate, to reduce the impact of the emergency

3.2 Exercise control of emergency situation until formal relief is notified or received, in accordance with company requirements, OHS and relevant legislation

4 Assist with clean-up

4.1 Conduct clean-up to remove waste, contamination, equipment and hazards from the emergency site, in accordance with company, legislative and OHS requirements

5 Document and report emergency

5.1 Document and report full details of emergency situation and response actions in accordance with company requirements and relevant legislation

Qualifications and Skillsets

PRMWM11B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PRM30509 - Certificate III in Asset Maintenance (Waste Management)
  • PRM20509 - Certificate II in Asset Maintenance (Waste Management)
  • TLI31210 - Certificate III in Driving Operations