Prepare track and facilities for race meetings

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 RGRTRK401A, 'Prepare track and facilities for race meetings'.
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



Plan for race meeting.

1. Race meeting requirements are clarified with race club personnel and stewards.

2. Pre-planning work roster with monthly, weekly and daily objectives is prepared.

3. Kennels or stables are cleaned, cameras checked for operation and area is secured according to workplace and stewards' requirements.

Prepare track for racing.

4. Race distances and track selection are verified.

5. Barriers, rails, starting boxes and jumps are checked for operation and condition and moved into position as required.

6. Track condition is verified in consultation with stewards prior to start and during race meeting and adjustments are made as required.

7. Repairs are made to track surface between races as required.

Oversee post-race meeting clean-up (pull down).

8. Track surface is checked , repairs are arranged and maintenance operations are scheduled.

9. Kennels or stables are cleaned, repaired and secured where necessary.

10. Inventory is checked for return of all race club equipment.

11. Damage to equipment or infrastructure is reported and repairs are initiated by following workplace procedures.

12. Area is checked for safety and removal of all items, equipment or contractor supplies before site is declared open for regular access.

Qualifications and Skillsets

RGRTRK401A appears in the following qualifications:

  • RGR40708 - Certificate IV in Racing Services (Track Maintenance)
  • RGR50408 - Diploma of Racing Services (Track Management)