Identify, locate and protect underground services

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 RIICCM202D, 'Identify, locate and protect underground services'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Identify, locate and protect underground services' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan and prepare for identify, locate and protect underground services

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

1.2 Obtain, read, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements

1.3 Identify, obtain and implement traffic signage requirements

1.4 Select, and check for faults, equipment/tools for work activities

1.5 Identify and apply environmental protection requirements

1.6 Obtain and prepare information for search requirements prior to making contact with the service provider (Dial Before You Dig)

1.7 Determine location, alignment direction, level and grade of services and/or utilities from the plans and location details

2. Locate underground services

2.1 Obtain details of services and utilities location from the site owners

2.2 Determine emergency numbers, contact details and procedures for types, and owners, of the services/utilities

2.3 Contact owners of the services/utilities and confirm plans and location details

2.4 Select appropriate plant/equipment, and search for services/utilities on which construction may impact

2.5 Use visual or physical means to search for services and/or utilities prior to commencing construction

2.6 Move, protect and support services/utilities from the construction process in conjunction with the service/utility owner

2.7 Report any damage to services/utilities during activity

3. Conduct housekeeping activities

3.1 Clear work area and dispose of or recycle materials

3.2 Clean and maintain condition of equipment, ensure suitability for use, and address/report issues

3.3 Manage/report hazards, and maintain a safe working environment

3.4 Process written records