Operate specialist appliance

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 PUAFIR318, 'Operate specialist appliance'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Operate specialist appliance' 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. Site appliance

1.1 Hazards which impact on the safe working operations of the appliance and ancillary equipment are identified and appliance is sited to minimise its impact in accordance with organisational procedures.

1.2 Appliance is positioned to support operational requirements in accordance with organisational procedures and to prevent injury to personnel or damage to equipment and facilities.

1.3 Personal protective clothing and equipment are selected and worn in accordance with organisational and work health and safety (WHS) requirements.

1.4 Personnel using appliance equipment are deployed in accordance with organisational standard operating procedures and WHS guidelines.

2. Operate appliance

2.1 Appliance is operated in accordance with organisational procedures and manufacturer specifications.

2.2 Safe clearances are maintained to ensure that personnel are not injured by the operation of the appliance.

2.3 Performance of the appliance is monitored and adjusted, where required, in response to changed conditions and to achieve determined strategies and objectives.

2.4 Action is taken to rectify any deficiencies in the operation of the appliance, where possible.

2.5 Appliance is operated in a manner to prevent injury to personnel or damage to equipment and facilities.

2.6 Fire spread, onsite hazards and atmospheric conditions and their potential impact on the specialist appliance operations are monitored and relevant information is referred to appropriate personnel.

2.7 Communication is established and maintained with the appropriate personnel throughout the operation.

3. Conclude operations

3.1 Ancillary equipment is collected and restowed in accordance with organisational requirements and WHS guidelines.

3.2 Servicing, maintaining, cleaning and repairing equipment is undertaken in accordance with organisational procedures.

3.3 Appliance is checked and maintained, and any faults or deficiencies are reported in accordance with organisational procedures.