Utilise installed fire safety systems

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 PUAFIR314B, 'Utilise installed fire safety systems'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Locate installed fire safety system/s and any associated controls and panels

1.1 Installed fire safety system/s are located for pre-fire planning, inspection, reports and/or onsite cues.

1.2 Installed fire safety system’s control/indicating panels, where applicable, are located, used and monitored in accordance with procedures, to facilitate their use in supporting firefighting operations.

2. Utilise installed fire safety system/s to maximise effectiveness of firefighting operations and occupant evacuation

2.1 Installed fire safety system/s are used in accordance with organisational procedures to facilitate locating the fire; to support occupant evacuation, rescue and fire suppression; and to minimise damage.

2.2 Any faults with the system are reported to supervisor.

3. Utilise building evacuation systems and procedures

3.1 Building emergency procedures and emergency response structures are identified and implemented in accordance with organisational procedures.

3.2 Wardens are consulted in accordance with organisational procedures.

3.3 Building evacuation systems are effectively operated in consultation with appropriate building facility personnel.

4. Reinstate installed fire safety system/s to service

4.1 System is reinstated to service after operation.

4.2 Any faults with the system are reported in accordance with organisational procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PUAFIR314B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA30701 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting Operations)
  • PUA30601 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations)
  • PUA41104 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Community Safety)
  • PUA31404 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Community Safety)