Plan and undertake field trip

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 RIIEGS302D, 'Plan and undertake field trip'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan and prepare to undertake field trip

1.1. Access, interpret and apply field trip documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

1.2. Arrange access to field site with relevant stakeholders

1.3. Adhere to restrictions, agreements and customs when accessing field site

1.4. Identify available and efficient communication systems

1.5. Use maps, photos, satellite images and existing exploration data to plan access, traverses and camp site(s)

1.6. Plan supplies to support the location, duration and size of the field trip

1.7. Obtain supplies according to inventory and securely stow for field trip

1.8. Establish duty rosters for field trip activities in consultation with other team members

2. Establish and maintain field camp

2.1. Set up appropriate size field camp for number of team members in accordance with safety and environmental procedures

2.2. Monitor and participate in catering, hygiene and security activities as allocated

2.3. Obtain and monitor use of supplies as necessary to maintain health and safety

2.4. Set up and operate gas and electrical appliances and generators safely

3. Work as part of a team in remote locations

3.1. Contribute effectively to the achievement of shared goals and objectives

3.2. Cooperate with co-workers in a manner that promotes a safe working environment and creates good working relationships

3.3. Use clear verbal and written communication with co-workers and supervisors

3.4. Work effectively and harmoniously with other team members to achieve team objectives

3.5. Maintain acceptable level of personal hygiene

4. Apply remote safety and survival skills

4.1. Follow safety procedures whenever helicopters are in the vicinity

4.2. Use clear verbal and/or written communication

4.3. Adopt conventional signalling codes and symbols in emergency situations

4.4. Recognise and manage the priorities for survival