Respond to isolated structure fire

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 PUAFIR218, 'Respond to isolated structure fire'.
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. Proceed to fire

1.1 Information received about the location and type of fire is recorded in accordance with organisational requirements.

1.2 Appropriate personalprotective clothing is donned in accordance with organisational procedures.

1.3 Most effective route to the fire is identified.

2. Prepare extinguishing media and/or equipment for use

2.1 Water supplies at the incident to support firefighting are located.

2.2 Equipment to access and supply water to the firefighting operations is identified and assembled in accordance with organisational procedures.

2.3 Nominated extinguishing media and/or equipment is identified, obtained and or accessed.

3. Combat fires

3.1 Personal safety is maintained at all times in accordance with organisational procedures for responding to isolated structure fires, and occupational health and safety guidelines.

3.2 Hazards are identified and reported to supervisors in accordance with organisational procedures.

3.3 Firefighting strategies are implemented under the direction of the supervisor and in accordance with organisational procedures.

3.4 Safe escape routes are identified and maintained at all times.

3.5 Access to the location of the fire is gained, protecting life and minimising damage to theenvironment and property in accordance with organisational procedures

3.6 Extinguishing media and equipment are used in accordance with manufacturers’ specifications and organisational procedures.

3.7 Communication with other team members and supervisor is maintained throughout the incident in accordance with organisational procedures.

4. Observe and report changes in conditions at the fire

4.1 Changing conditions at the fire are observed and the effects on fire behaviour are noted and reported.

4.2 Firefighting tactics are adapted to meet changing conditions and fire behaviour.

5. Participate in ancillary operations

5.1 Ancillary activities to complement firefighting operations and prevent further damage to the structure are undertaken.

5.2 Assistance is given to complete and record appropriate incident information.

6. Conclude firefighting operations

6.1 Firefighting equipment is collected and stowed.

6.2 Incident scene is made safe for the public.

6.3 Defective or missing equipment is identified and reported.