Control emergencies and critical situations

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 RIIERR304A, 'Control emergencies and critical situations'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Control emergencies and critical situations' 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 operations

1.1. Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to controlling emergencies and critical situations

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

1.3. Identify, manage and report all potential hazards

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

2. Control critical situations

2.1. Identify developing, emerging and existing critical situations and take actions appropriate to the situation

2.2. Activate relevant alarms

2.3. Take actions to control and alleviate the situation

2.4. Recognise symptoms/effects of contaminants, toxic materials and heat stress and take appropriate action

2.5. Monitor the situation and take relevant actions to minimise risks to personnel, environment, process, plant and equipment

2.6. Maintain reporting requirements in the event of a critical situation

3. Coordinate the response to emergencies

3.1. Identify developing, emerging and existing critical situations and take actions appropriate to the situation

3.2. Activate relevant alarms

3.3. Give information and instructions clearly, accurately and in a suitable format for the needs of relevant personnel

3.4. Clarify and act upon advice received as appropriate to the situation

3.5. Adhere to agreed emergency procedures

3.6. Record information on relevant documentation accurately, completely and legibly

3.7. Take immediate action to make the situation safe and minimise risks to personnel, environment, process, plant and equipment