Contribute to an emergency risk management process

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 PUAEMR008A, 'Contribute to an emergency risk management process'.
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

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Clarify the community context


Information about known risks, safety concerns, expectations and desired outcomes is collected and analysed


Safety concerns, drivers, recent events, community views and sensitivities are identified


Relevant policies, procedures and existing emergency management documentation and arrangements are identified


Input to building an initial picture of community characteristics, safety expectations and perceptions of risk is provided


Significance of available information for own organisation/constituency is assessed and reported


Scope and focus of a feasible emergency risk management project are determined


Develop a sustainable emergency risk management methodology


Own role, organisational responsibilities, limits of authority, scope of community knowledge and expertise are outlined to other group members


Organisational resources that can be provided to support the emergency risk management process are identified


Sources of useful, credible information are identified through stakeholders, community networks and interested parties


Practical consultation and decision making strategies are suggested and debated


Processes for accountability and timely communication of accurate, consistent information to stakeholders are developed


Feedback on the proposed project scope and objectives and emergency risk management process is obtained from own organisation/constituency


Draft project plan is jointly refined and finalised prior to communication with stakeholders


Develop risk statements and treatment options


Credibility, accuracy and currency of available risk information is assessed


Additional information is sought from specialists, organisations and other stakeholders regarding information gaps and conflicting data or views


Risk statements are jointly developed by considering sources of risk, elements at risk and community/environmental vulnerability


Risk statements are jointly analysed by considering the likelihood and consequences of occurrences


Input is provided to help assess the effectiveness of existing treatment strategies


Treatment options for risks are suggested that take into account implications for stakeholders, practical constraints and established assessment criteria


Feedback on risks and treatment options is obtained from own organisation/constituency and other stakeholders


Recommendations are jointly developed and submitted for approval


Promote ownership for the process and outcomes


Comprehensive consultation is undertaken at all stages


All positions and commitments are properly authorised before being communicated to others


Management is kept informed of project progress, proposed variations in strategy, decisions and recommendations


Variations to commitment of resources are negotiated with management


All stages of the process, decisions taken and outcomes are documented in accordance with accountability, legislative, regulatory and organisational requirements


Opportunities for improving emergency risk management processes are reported


Work cooperatively with other participants and stakeholders


Commitment is demonstrated by sharing knowledge and expertise, completing allocated tasks on time and encouraging others to help achieve common goals


Meeting procedures are observed


Accurate information is provided at all times


Opinions and advice are contributed while appreciating the boundaries and cultures of organisations and diverse views of other participants


A wide range of reactions and views are actively sought


Language used in meetings is appropriate to the broad range of participants


Confidentiality and sensitivity of information and meeting processes are respected


Conflicts are resolved constructively with a minimum of fuss


Overall community safety outcomes are placed above personal or organisational/constituency interests

Qualifications and Skillsets

PUAEMR008A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LGA50208 - Diploma of Local Government (Health and Environment)