Conduct secondary blasting

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 RIIBLA305D, 'Conduct secondary blasting'.
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. Plan and prepare to conduct secondary blasting

1.1 Access, interpret and apply blasting documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

1.2 Obtain, confirm and apply Blasting Management Plan and blast plan requirements

1.3 Identify, manage and report all potential hazards, risks and environmental issues

1.4 Select and wear personal protective equipment appropriate to the work activities

1.5 Obtain and interpret emergency procedures and be prepared for fire/accident/emergency

1.6 Carry out calculations to enable pattern design, loading and tying in of shots

1.7 Identify and confirm the explosives and accessories

1.8 Coordinate vehicle, equipment and personnel support requirements

1.9 Manage environmental issues

1.10 Ensure area is free of blasting fumes before entry into work area

2. Conduct blasting

2.1 Carry out pre blasting procedures and establish exclusion zone

2.2 Use appropriate explosives and/or techniques to achieve blast objective

2.3 Activate warnings and notify relevant personnel of intended blasting

2.4 Hook up and initiate blast

3. Complete blasting operations

3.1 Carry out post blast coordination and declare area safe for re-entry

3.2 Inspect site and deal with non-conforming conditions

3.3 Inspect equipment for defects and conduct housekeeping activities

3.4 Complete reports accurately

3.5 Pass on end of shift information to oncoming shift