Review USAR task force plans implemented at an incident

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 PUASAR037, 'Review USAR task force plans implemented at an incident'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Confirm arrangements for conducting a post-operations review of USAR incident

1.1 Roles and responsibilities of USAR task force involved in review of task force plans and operations are determined.

1.2 Cooperation with other agency personnel in the conduct of the post-operations review is consistent with designated roles and responsibilities.

1.3 Information required for post-operations review is identified, sought and received.

2. Perform post-operations review of USAR task force plans

2.1 USAR operations portion of Incident Action Plan (IAP) and other plans developed to support USAR task force are reviewed.

2.2 Information is conveyed to operational personnel and is recorded promptly and accurately, in accordance with organisational requirements.

3. Assist in the recovery of affected communities

2.3 Requirement for post operational support to the affected community is confirmed through ongoing deployment.

2.4 Data set collected during incident is provided to appropriate authorities to support recovery arrangements.

2.5 Consideration is given to the donation of cache equipment to the affected community, where appropriate.

4. Review demobilisation

3.1 Demobilisation process is reviewed against the objectives of the demobilisation plan.

3.2 Effectiveness of the demobilisation plan is assessed.

5. Complete required post incident reports

4.1 Information and reports are provided to agency and other organisations as required.

4.2 Operational information from the incident is collected to provide a basis for performance reporting.