Design and manage activities which exercise elements of emergency management

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 PUAEMR005B, 'Design and manage activities which exercise elements of emergency management'.
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. Determine objectives

1.1 The need for the exercise is identified in consultation with stakeholders

1.2 Objectives of the exercise which meet the identified need are determined

2. Design exercise

2.1 Exercise style, consistent with the objectives, is selected in consultation with stakeholders

2.2 Exercise is designed to ensure that objectives are met

2.3 Resources to support the exercise are identified and secured

3. Manage exercise

3.1 Personnel involved in the exercise are briefed in respect of aims, objectives, expectations and activity outcomes

3.2 The exercise plan is used to initiate and facilitate the conduct and direction of the exercise

3.3 The progress of the exercise is monitored and feedback provided to personnel

4. Evaluate outcomes

4.1 A post exercise debrief is planned based on the conduct and outcomes

4.2 A debrief is conducted with activity personnel

4.3 The outcomes of the activities are reviewed against objectives

4.4 A report of the activity is prepared and distributed to stakeholders

Qualifications and Skillsets

PUAEMR005B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA50610 - Diploma of Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance)
  • PUA60604 - Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Search and Rescue - Management)
  • PUA32310 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Manufacture)
  • PUA60110 - Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)
  • PUA41004 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Leadership)
  • PUA50904 - Diploma of Public Safety (Search and Rescue - Coordination)
  • PUA60704 - Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Community Safety)
  • PUA30510 - Certificate III in Public Safety (SES Operations)
  • PUA40210 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (SES Leadership)
  • PUA60210 - Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Police Search Rescue - Management)
  • PUA51310 - Diploma of Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Manufacture)
  • PUA50410 - Diploma of Public Safety (SES Operations Management)
  • PUA30410 - Certificate III in Public Safety (SES Rescue)
  • CSC40107 - Certificate IV in Correctional Practice