Undertake access assessments and approvals

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 PSPTRAN410, 'Undertake access assessments and approvals'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Undertake access assessments and approvals' 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

1 Provide access information

1.1Effective communication techniques are used to obtain client information about loads to be moved, intended origins and destinations, proposed restricted access vehicles to be used and proposed routes.

1.2 Information is sourced on road network access, permit requirements and conditions relating to the proposed routes in relation to the intended vehicles and loads.

1.3 Information is provided to clients on the feasibility and conditions of using proposed routes with reference to state/territory access conditions and restrictions for restricted access vehicles.

1.4 Alternate routes are suggested if necessary to assist clients to achieve their objectives whilst complying with restrictions.

1.5 Communication difficulties are managed or referred for assistance in line with organisational procedures.

2 Assess and approve applications

2.1 Applications for network access are assessed in relation to the proposed restricted access vehicles, their loads and intended routes.

2.2Other issues are assessed in relation to applications.

2.3 Liaison is undertaken with other authorities or sections using required protocols, if proposed routes have implications for their jurisdictions.

2.4 Applications are referred for route surveys in accordance with organisational guidelines if assessment determines that this is required.

2.5 Applications for access that meet permit requirements for restricted access vehicles are approved in accordance with state/territory network access conditions and organisational procedures.

2.6 Emergency approvals are processed in accordance with organisational policies and procedures.

3 Issue or refuse permits

3.1Correct permits are identified for each approved application in accordance with state/territory network access conditions.

3.2 Dependant on the type of permit, conditions are confirmed with the applicant to ensure understanding of all restrictions.

3.3 Documentation is completed and valid permits are issued to reflect approval decisions in line with organisational procedures.

3.4 For applications that are not approved, permits are refused, reasons provided and alternatives suggested if feasible in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.