Conduct detailed vehicle inspections

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 PSPTRAN408, 'Conduct detailed vehicle inspections'.
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 Prepare for detailed inspections

1.1 Types of inspections are identified.

1.2 Sites are assessed with regard to personal safety and the safety of others in accordance with organisational requirements.

1.3 Scope and detailed requirements of each inspection are identified and confirmed with relevant personnel.

1.4 Materials and equipment required to conduct inspections are checked and confirmed as operational.

1.5 Information is accessed and interpreted from relevant sources to enable inspections to conform to specified standards and procedures.

2 Conduct detailed inspections

2.1 Motor vehicle documentation is accessed and reviewed to establish key information on the vehicles under inspection.

2.2 Vehicle identity is verified for each vehicle inspected.

2.3Vehicle inspections are carried out using approved methods and equipment, taking into consideration the specifications and tolerances relative to each vehicle.

2.4 Vehicle structure and components are identified, examined, measured and tested as necessary.

2.5 Occupational health and safety legislation, codes of practice, policies and procedures are observed during the inspection.

2.6 Vehicle non-compliances are identified and recorded in accordance with legislative requirements and standard operating procedures.

3 Determine correct vehicle dimensions/configurations

3.1 Guidelines are referenced as necessary for comparison with inspection findings.

3.2 Information is interpreted and procedures are followed in accordance with guidelines.

4 Record and review inspection findings

4.1 Required documentation and evidence are obtained, completed and kept in accordance with organisational policies and procedures.

4.2 When required, consultations with stakeholders are conducted to verify accuracy and validity of findings.

4.3 Findings are assessed for noncompliance.

5 Report and act on findings

5.1 Inspection findings are reported to relevant person/s in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.

5.2 Supporting information and explanations are provided as required.

5.3 Documentation and records are prepared and filed in accordance with the organisation's requirements.

5.4 Issues arising from inspections which require further action are identified, reported and acted on, in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.