Consign radioactive material

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 PSPRAD302, 'Consign radioactive material'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Consign radioactive material' 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. Prepare shipping documentation

1.1. Define the item to be consigned using relevant code or organisation's radiation protection and safety procedures and refer to the radiation protection and safety codes, regulations and guidelines, if necessary.

1.2. Determine consignment type and applicable schedule using activity levels and material restrictions listed in relevant code or organisation's radiation protection and safety procedures.

1.3. Determine carriage provisions that apply to the item.

1.4. Prepare required transport documents and ensure they are complete and accurate.

2. Prepare item for shipment

2.1. Determine required package design appropriate for consignment type.

2.2. Use organisation's radiation protection and safety procedures and equipment if personally packing the item.

2.3. Confirm that packaging used for the item meets requirements of relevant code and organisation's radiation protection and safety procedures and, if required, that package approval certificate is current and valid for intended use.

2.4. Ensure that packaging is in good condition and that any seals are intact.

2.5. Ensure that external contamination does not exceed the specified limit.

2.6. Ensure that radiation above any surface does not exceed the specified limit.

2.7. Ensure that required labelling information is accurate, complete and attached in specified positions on the package.

2.8. If required, arrange for safe and secure interim storage of item in accordance with relevant code.

2.9. Seek advice to deal with any atypical situation.

3. Confirm transport arrangements with the carriers

3.1. Confirm that carrier meets requirements for transporting the item.

3.2. Confirm that relevant competent authorities have been notified prior to shipment, if required.

3.3. Specify requirements for loading, segregation, stowage, carriage, handling and unloading of the package, overpack or freight container.

3.4. Specify any necessary route instructions and restrictions on the mode of transport and conveyance.

3.5. Specify relevant emergency arrangements for consignment.

3.6. Provide required transport documents, including any approval certificates from the relevant competent authority.

3.7. Ensure that size, weight, contents, packaging and label information for consigned items match consignor's declaration before shipment.

3.8. Ensure consigned items are stowed and secured and that vehicle is placarded if necessary.

4. Respond to potential or actual radiation incidents

4.1. Recognise unusual situations, unexpected hazards, and potential or actual emergency radiation incidents.

4.2. Inform relevant personnel about the situation, hazard or incident and seek their advice.

4.3. Initiate workplace emergency first response in accordance with instructions, radiation management plans and organisation's response procedures.