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 PUAFIR412, 'Conduct simple prescribed burns'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Conduct simple prescribed burns' 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 to burn
1.1 Burn plan operations are identified for the type of burn required in accordance with organisational procedures and legislative requirements.
1.2 Contingency plan is developed based on local conditions at the time of burn and communicated to all personnel.
1.3 Permits are obtained in accordance with organisational procedures and legislative requirements.
1.4 Burn notifications and plans are issued to person/s or organisations in accordance with organisational procedures and legislative requirements.
1.5 Resource requirements are identified with reference to burn plan.
1.6 Control lines are specified and prepared in accordance with organisational procedures.
1.7 Required preparatory hazard mitigation and asset protection works identified in burn plan are completed.
1.8 Weather conditions are monitored.
2. Conduct burn
2.1 Day of burn notifications are issued.
2.2 Pre burn checks are conducted.
2.3 Resources are gathered and personnel briefed and deployed in accordance with burn plan.
2.4 Lightingtechniques and patterns are implemented in accordance with plan or organisational procedures.
2.5 Burning is monitored to ensure safety and operational changes are made as required.
2.6 Contingencies are implemented in accordance with prescribed burn plan as required.
2.7 Burn records are kept in accordance with organisational procedures.
2.8 Burn operations are concluded andburn security is implemented in accordance with organisational requirements.
2.9 Crews are debriefed and resources released from the burn.
2.10 Incidents are reported and investigated in accordance with organisational procedures.
3. Conduct post burn activities
3.1 Outcomes of the burn are assessed and reported.
3.2 Variations from the burn plan are reported in accordance with organisational procedures.
3.3 Restoration and rehabilitationworks are identified and/or carried out in accordance with organisational requirements.
3.4 Prescribed burn activities are recorded in accordance with the organisational procedures.