Operate a bridge inspection unit

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 RIICBM304D, 'Operate a bridge inspection unit'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Operate a bridge inspection unit' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan and prepare to operate a bridge inspection unit

1.1 Access, interpret and apply documentation to operate a bridge inspection unit and ensure the work activity is compliant

1.2 Obtain, interpret, clarify and confirm work instructions before proceeding

1.3 Confirm and apply environmental protection and safety requirements

1.4 Obtain, interpret and implement traffic management signage requirements

1.5 Select and check for faults plant, tools and equipment to carry out tasks

1.6 Identify, address and report environmental issues, potential hazards and risks

1.7 Obtain and interpret emergency procedures, and be prepared for fire/accident/emergency

2. Check bridge inspection unit

2.1 Check tyres and rollers

2.2 Carry out start-up, park and shutdown procedures

2.3 Check equipment controls and functions, including implements or other attachments, brakes and manoeuvrability for serviceability and report any faults

2.4 Check emergency safety devices

3. Set up bridge inspection unit

3.1 Evaluate work activity and identify the most productive operating technique

3.2 Unfold bucket/platform and prepare for use

3.3 Position bridge inspection unit for work application and engage stabilisers to set equipment base level into place

3.4 Place tools, equipment and materials into the bucket/platform

3.5 Enter bucket/platform

3.6 Correctly attach fall arrest device

4. Operate bridge inspection unit

4.1 Manoeuvre bridge inspection unit to work location and safely and effectively manoeuvre platform into position

4.2 Carry out performance of bridge inspection unit under varied site conditions

4.3 Safely avoid obstacles

4.4 Clearly communicate location adjustment requirements to driver

4.5 Operate controls to return bridge inspection unit to travel position and proceed with shutdown sequence

5. Carry out operator maintenance

5.1 Conduct inspection and fault finding

5.2 Carry out and record regular programmed maintenance tasks

6. Clean up

6.1 Clear work area and dispose of or recycle materials

6.2 Clean, check, maintain and store plant, tools and equipment