Conduct atmospheric monitoring

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 RIIENV301A, 'Conduct atmospheric monitoring'.
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. Prepare and plan for monitoring

1.1. Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to conduct environmental monitoring in underground coal mines

1.2. Obtain, interpret and clarify/confirm work requirements before proceeding

1.3. Access, interpret and apply mine environmental data required to complete the allocated work.

1.4. Identify and obtain equipment and resources required for the work requirements.

1.5. Access and apply safety information and procedures throughout the work

2. Carry out surveys and sampling

2.1. Establish a safe work environment and monitor throughout the job

2.2. Coordinate activities with others at the site prior to commencement of, and during, the work activity

2.3. Inspect and test sampling equipment to ensure functionality, safety and compliance with manufacturer instructions and/or site requirements

2.4. Conduct surveys and sampling in accordance with site, and legislative requirements

2.5. Recognise and respond to hazardous and emergency situations in accordance with manufacturer instructions and/or site procedures

3. Conduct primary analysis and respond to results

3.1. Record and compare the results of sampling and surveys in accordance with site requirements

3.2. Initiate or refer /report action to rectify anomalies to the appropriate authority for further action

4. Maintain equipment

4.1. Carry out monitoring equipment inspections and fault finding in accordance with manufacturer instructions and/or site requirements

4.2. Process records in accordance with site requirements