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 PUAFIR216, 'Undertake hover-exit operations from helicopter'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Undertake hover-exit operations from helicopter' 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. Prepare for hover–exit operations
1.1 Hover–exit equipment is selected and prepared in accordance with organisational requirements.
1.2 Appropriate clothing and equipment are worn in accordance with organisational requirements.
1.3 Pre-flight checks on clothing and equipment are undertaken in accordance with organisational procedures.
1.4 Damage to firefighting and safety equipment is reported to relevant supervisor for repair, replacement or disposal.
1.5 General aircraft safety briefing is obtained from pilot, crew person, or airbase/helibase manager.
2. Load hover–exit personnel and equipment into helicopter
2.1 Firefighting and safety equipment are assembled, weighed and recorded.
2.2 Pilot is informed of weights.
2.3 Equipment is loaded into helicopter and secured under pilot or flight crew supervision.
2.4 Instructions are obtained from pre-mission briefing and clarification of objectives and procedures is sought where required
2.5 Personnel are secured in seatbelts in accordance with workplace instructions.
2.6 Pre-flight safety briefing is obtained from pilot or aircrew.
3. Prepare to exit from hovering helicopter
3.1 Appropriate landing technique is selected and used in accordance with ground and safety conditions.
3.2 Following clearance from pilot and hover–exit crew leader, instructions are received to prepare for exit.
3.3 Seatbelt is released and then resecured prior to moving towards the helicopter doorway in accordance with organisational procedures and instructions received.
3.4 Pre-descent checks are conducted in accordance with organisational requirements.
3.5 Clearance is obtained from the pilot and hover–exit crew leader to disembark.
3.6 Emergency procedures are conducted as required.
3.7 Emergency commands are responded to in accordance with organisational procedures.
4. Exit from hovering helicopter
4.1 Hover–exit operations are undertaken in accordance with work health and safety requirements.
4.2 Actions are undertaken to minimise uncommanded movement of the helicopter during transfer to the ground in accordance with workplace instructions.
4.3 Assembly point for individual/s and equipment is identified and reached.
4.4 All-clear signal is communicated to pilot or crew person when landing activity is complete.
4.5 Under instruction from the hover–exit crew leader, individual/s and equipment are transferred between the helicopter and the ground according to agency procedures.
4.6 Emergency procedures are conducted as required.
4.7 Emergency commands are responded to in accordance with organisational procedures.
5. Undertake hover–entry to helicopter
5.1 Individual/s and equipment are located at the nominated assembly point in preparation for hover–entry.
5.2 Following clearance from pilot and hover–exit crew leader, movement towards the helicopter is undertaken in accordance with organisational procedures and instructions received.
5.3 Actions to minimise uncommanded movement of the helicopter during transfer from the ground to the helicopter are undertaken in accordance with workplace instructions.
5.4 Movement on board the helicopter and toward the helicopter seat is undertaken in accordance with workplace instructions and instructions received.
5.5 Seatbelts are secured unless clearance is obtained to commence movement within the helicopter in accordance with organisational safe work practices.
5.6 Seatbelts remain secured until the helicopter has landed and clearance is obtained to commence movement within the helicopter.
6. Perform maintenance on equipment
6.1 Equipment is inspected and required maintenance is performed in accordance with organisational or manufacturer requirements.
6.2 Damage to equipment is reported to relevant supervisor for repair, replacement or disposal.
6.3 Maintenance or damage to equipment is documented and reported according to procedures.