Construct and maintain roads

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 RIICRC310D, 'Construct and maintain roads'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Construct and maintain roads' 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. Prepare for road construction and maintenance

1.1 Access, interpret and apply road construction and 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 Identify, obtain, confirm and implement signage requirements

1.6 Receive, interpret and clarify shift changeover details

1.7 Select and check for faults all tools and equipment to carry out tasks

1.8 Locate ancillary services and mark services out before work commences

1.9 Conduct equipment pre-start checks and ensure equipment is ready for operation

2. Construct roads

2.1 Conform to specified road construction characteristics and location

2.2 Peg road detailing direction and shape

2.3 Prepare road sub-base so that road material can be applied to meet planned road characteristics

2.4 Construct road surface to achieve required traction, manoeuvrability and stable haul surface for all vehicles and personnel

2.5 Erect and construct road signage and safety barriers to avoid damage to equipment, avoid injury to personnel, protect surrounding vegetated areas and delineated roadways

2.6 Construct drains and water crossing points to aid the removal of run-off, avoid accumulation of excessive water, and minimise road and environmental damage

3. Maintain roads

3.1 Assess road conditions regularly for compliance with road design characteristics

3.2 Maintain condition of roads in relation to volume of traffic and future requirements

3.3 Identify, repair and/or report damage to road to appropriate authorities

3.4 Maintain effective drainage for the removal of excess water and ensure safe operating surface

3.5 Monitor, redesign and remake areas subject to excessive wear and tear to meet design characteristics

3.6 Maintain the road surface utilising approved dust suppressants

4. Clean up

4.1 Clear work area and recycle or dispose of materials

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