Design emergency management exercises

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 PUAEMR031, 'Design emergency management exercises'.
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 exercise purpose

1.1 Exercise stakeholders are identified and engaged.

1.2 Exercise governance arrangements are confirmed.

1.3 Exercise aim is identified in consultation with stakeholders.

1.4 Exerciseobjectives that meet the identified aim are determined.

1.5 Exercise focus is determined, based on operational outcomes, results of training needs analysis, previous exercises and evaluation reports.

2. Design and plan exercise activities

2.1 Planning team is established where required.

2.2 Governance and planning meetings are held, agreements and decisions are made, and outcomes are communicated to stakeholders.

2.3 Componentsof the exercise program are identified, developed and documented in the exercise plan.

2.4 Exercise style and activities consistent with exercise objectives are selected in consultation with stakeholders.

2.5 Design planning processes are undertaken with stakeholders to meet exercise objectives and components.

2.6 Exercise documentation is prepared.

3. Assess exercise risks

3.1 Risk and safety considerations are included in planning process.

3.2 Activities which mitigate/reduce risks associated with conducting exercise activities are designed and included.

3.3 Exercise risk and safety management plan is prepared.

4. Plan resource allocation

4.1 Resources to support the exercise are identified and secured.

4.2 Exercise host is identified and commitment to achieving exercise objectives is secured.

4.3 Appropriate authorisation(s) to use resources are obtained and documented.

4.4 Availability and timeframes for use of resources is agreed by appropriate authorities.