Direct pile driving operations

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 RIICFW306A, 'Direct pile driving operations'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Direct pile driving operations' 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 assisting with operations

1.1. Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to the directing of pile driving operations

1.2. Obtain, confirm and apply work instructions for the allocated task

1.3. Obtain platform certification

1.4. Identify, manage and report all potential hazards

1.5. Obtain, confirm and apply safety requirements and environmental requirements for the allotted task

1.6. Select and use appropriate personal protective equipment and protective clothing ay all times

1.7. Identify, obtain and implement signage requirements from the project traffic management plan and/or safety requirements

1.8. Resolve coordination requirements with others at the site prior to commencing and during work activities

1.9. Select plant, tools and equipment to carry out tasks that are suitable and consistent with the requirements of the task, and check them for serviceability and rectify or report any faults

2. Assisting with the locating pile position and establishing the piling rig

2.1. Establishing the location for piles from reference points and set out to requirements

2.2. Establishing recovery pegs and conducting on-going measurements to ensure the correct location

2.3. Directing the establishment of the plant and related equipment in position and assist with checking for operation

2.4. Preparing and checking pile for conformity with work instructions

2.5. Identify and protect area for pile driving and surrounding working space

3. Support the piling process

3.1. Provide guidance for lifting and maneuvering of piles into position

3.2. Provide guidance for setting up piling rig and driving pile into place in accordance with work instructions

3.3. Direct the splicing or jointing in accordance with engineer's specifications

4. Carryout post-operational requirements

4.1. Assist with dismantle plant and related equipment

4.2. Provide direction for relocation of piling rig

4.3. Clear work area and dispose of or recycle materials in accordance with project environmental management plan

4.4. Clean, check, maintain and store plant, tools and equipment