Establish and operate from fresh air base

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 RIIERR309D, 'Establish and operate from fresh air base'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan and prepare to establish a fresh air base

1.1 Access, interpret and apply establishing a fresh air base 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 personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities

1.5 Communicate and coordinate activities with others prior to, during and on completion of the work activity

1.6 Develop strategies for the establishment of a fresh air base

1.7 Access, interpret and analyse mine plans, characteristics, data and reports, and locate and assess potential affected zones

1.8 Confirm affected fresh air zones through atmospheric testing

1.9 Identify and organise/obtain fresh air base resources

1.10 Test all fresh air base resources are fit for service

1.11 Test selected testing and monitoring instruments are fit for service

1.12 Select and coordinate fresh air base personnel

2. Establish the fresh air base

2.1 Transport and install allocated fresh air base resources

2.2 Test site gas levels and ensure they are within specified limits

2.3 Inspect roof, sides and floor and ensure stability and safety

2.4 Install monitoring equipment

2.5 Monitor integrity of atmosphere and identify atmospheric changes

2.6 Maintain fresh air base in respirable air

2.7 Ensure escape strategy and equipment availability and coordinate fresh air base escape in emergency conditions

2.8 Identify and install communication equipment in fresh air base and test for effective, clear and reliable operation

3. Operate from fresh air base

3.1 Monitor atmosphere and ensure compliance with designated limits, record data at recommended intervals

3.2 Communicate atmosphere conditions to Incident Control and receive instructions

3.3 Relocate fresh air base

3.4 Inform rescue team of fresh air base relocation and reason for decision

3.5 Control and monitor rescue team activities and movements and ensure team safety

3.6 Identify available fresh air base equipment and maintain in a state of readiness

3.7 Brief, confirm, record information and dispatch rescue team

3.8 Coordinate and control ancillary personnel and operations

3.9 Maintain communications with teams and Incident Control

3.10 Carry out handover briefings with oncoming personnel and ensure continuity of operations