Supervise response

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 PUAOPE001B, 'Supervise response'.
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. Receive incident response request

1.1 Requests for response are received and dealt with in accordance with organisational policy and guidelines

1.2 Relevant incident information is obtained and assessed to enable personnel to make appropriate preparations

1.3 An appropriate response is determined according to the type of incident and information available in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

1.4 The location of the incident and the most appropriate route to the incident are ascertained

2. Proceed to incident

2.1 Personnel, equipment and transport resources are dispatched promptly, consistent with the nature of the incident and the information available

2.2 Communication is established and maintained

2.3 An appropriate route to the incident is followed to minimise response time

2.4 En-route hazards are recognised and negotiated to minimise risk

2.5 Multi-vehicle response is conducted in accordance with the organisation's procedures

3. Assess the incident

3.1 Observations are made en route to assist with incident assessments

3.2 Assigned personnel's arrival at the incident is confirmed according to organisational policies and procedures

3.3 Communication with on-site personnel is established

3.4 An initial assessment of the incident is carried out promptly

3.5 Hazards or potential hazards are assessed and minimised or controlled

3.6 Assigned resources to deal with the incident are established at the earliest opportunity

3.7 The need for additional resources is identified and resources requested in accordance with organisational policy and procedures

3.8 Hazards are monitored during the incidents and changes in the situation acted upon

4. Plan and implement an operational response to the incident

4.1 A safe and effective operational environment is established and maintained in accordance with occupational health and safety guidelines and organisation's policies and procedures

4.2 Incident information is communicated to assigned personnel clearly, accurately and in a timely manner

4.3 Incident plan is developed based on available information and organisational procedures

4.4 Strategies and tactics are determined and tasks allocated to appropriate personnel

4.5 An incident plan is implemented, continually monitored, reported and reviewed in the light of additional information and communicated in accordance with the organisation's policies and procedures

4.6 Leadership and supervision are provided to ensure that performance and practice are to operational standards

4.7 Appropriate equipment and materials are deployed to deal with the incident

4.8 Changes in the incident plan are communicated to relevant personnel and organisations

5. Conclude operation

5.1 Incident is terminated in accordance with the organisation's procedures

5.2 Incident records of incident actions and decisions are maintained in accordance with the organisation's requirements

5.3 Incident assessment is conducted in accordance with the organisation's requirements

6. Supervise post-response activities

6.1 Equipment cleaning, repair, storage and replenishment is supervised

6.2 Debriefing requirements are met

6.3 Post operation reports are prepared to organisation's requirements

6.4 Welfare of team members is monitored and appropriate action taken

Qualifications and Skillsets

PUAOPE001B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA40702 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Defence Policing)
  • PUA40301 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Firefighting Supervision)
  • CSC40107 - Certificate IV in Correctional Practice
  • FPI50105 - Diploma of Forest and Forest Products
  • FPI40105 - Certificate IV in Forest Operations
  • TLI50510 - Diploma of Deployment Logistics