Maintain specialised non-turf track surfaces for racing

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
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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 RGRTRK302A, 'Maintain specialised non-turf track surfaces for racing'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Compare specialised track materials.

1. Features of track construction are identified.

2. Track materials are evaluated for subsoil compatibility, as well as climatic, drainage and durability management considerations.

3. Specialised track materials are assessed for environmental sustainability .

4. Specialised track materials are assessed for economic viability .

5. Strategies for managing a range of common track problems are compared for specialised track surfaces.

Manage specialised track surfaces.

6. Machinery and equipment are selected and prepared for track maintenance operations in accordance with manufacturer or supplier directions, OHS requirements and workplace procedures.

7. Track camber, fall and surface depth for racing are evaluated.

8. Daily, weekly and race meeting care requirements are planned and carried out for nominated specialised track surfaces to comply with manufacturer or supplier specifications and directions.

9. Track density and current moisture content are measured and track rating is declared.

10. Minor repairs to nominated specialised track surfaces are planned and carried out according to manufacturer or supplier and supervisor's directions.

Renovate specialised track surfaces.

11. Renovation is planned and budget presented to supervisor for approval.

12. Materials and equipment are selected, ordered and prepared for track renovation.

13. Contractor is engaged or staff instructed in maintenance procedures in accordance with manufacturer specifications and directions, OHS requirements and workplace procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

RGRTRK302A appears in the following qualifications:

  • RGR40708 - Certificate IV in Racing Services (Track Maintenance)
  • RGR30508 - Certificate III in Racing Services (Track Maintenance)