Maintain drainage systems

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Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 RIICRC301D, 'Maintain drainage systems'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan and prepare to maintain drainage systems

1.1 Access, interpret and apply drainage systems maintenance documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

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

1.3 Identify and address potential risks, hazards and environmental issues, and implement control measures

1.4 Select and wear correct personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities

1.5 Locate initial design specifications and/or engineer’s redesign

1.6 Locate drainage maintenance schedule and records of maintenance history

1.7 Determine temporary stormwater diversion requirement in accordance with existing drainage outlets, site requirements and planned schedule of construction

2. Maintain drainage components

2.1 Regularly inspect and maintain drainage components and rectify or report faults

2.2 Repair drainage components as per initial design specifications and/or engineer’s redesign

2.3 Flush out drainage system to clear blockages and provide clear flows of fluid

3. Excavate and repair drainage systems

3.1 Determine location of repairs from work order and survey site

3.2 Carry out excavation in accordance with task specifications

3.3 Prepare pipes and accessories in accordance with design method of repair

3.4 Replace pipe sections and join and align to line and specified fall

3.5 Install packing to maintain alignment of pipeline

3.6 Make joints to pipe section junctions in accordance with specification requirements

3.7 Backfill required section

3.8 Conduct inspection and testing of repaired drainage system to determine effectiveness of repairs

4. Maintain open drains

4.1 Maintain open drains to correct line and fall specifications

4.2 Finish surfaces adjoining open drains allowing ease of run off

4.3 Undertake adequate erosion control methods

5. Inspect, clear and repair culverts

5.1 Identify faults in culverts and determine appropriate repair requirements and specifications

5.2 Repair/replace sections and joint to levels and design specifications

5.3 Repair/maintain inlets and outlets in accordance with culvert design and specifications

5.4 Compact backfill

6. Clean up

6.1 Clear work area and dispose of or recycle materials

6.2 Seal and store/pack unused materials

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