Operate a radar to locate targets

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 PUADEFCA003B, 'Operate a radar to locate targets'.
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. Set up radar

1.1 Radar is prepared for operation in accordance with standard procedures

1.2 Radar is initialised and used in accordance with standard procedures and manufacturer's instructions

1.3 Operational performance and accuracy of the radar is confirmed and appropriate action is taken where performance is out of limits

1.4 Misrepresentations and false echoes are detected and discounted

2. Operate radar

2.1 Radar is operated in accordance with standard procedures to produce required data

2.2 Data produced by the radar is interpreted and used to assist command decisions, taking into account known limitations and errors associated with the equipment

2.3 Faults or difficulties within the operator's ability to correct are corrected

2.4 Any faults or difficulties beyond the operator's ability to correct are referred to supervisor and action is taken as directed

2.5 Data is provided to supervisor or user

2.6 Administration is completed in accordance with standard procedures

2.7 Operational maintenance is conducted as required

Qualifications and Skillsets

PUADEFCA003B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA32106 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Regional Surveillance Operations)
  • PUA31606 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Artillery Operations)
  • PUA31506 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Armoured Operations)
  • PUA32510 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental)
  • PUA31906 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Infantry Operations)
  • PUA32006 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Military Engineering)