Provide support for rescue operations

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 RIIERR310A, 'Provide support for rescue operations'.
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. Muster teams

1.1. Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to providing support for rescue operations

1.2. Validate team members' current rescue competency and constitute teams to incident requirements, and rescue guidelines

1.3. Record rescue team membership

1.4. Assess and monitor team members' state of readiness for rescue operation

1.5. Allocate individual team preparation and mustering areas

1.6. Maintain team's state of readiness and utilise when advised by Incident Control

1.7. Regularly update team members on incident status

2. Organise team and equipment

2.1. Enlist and utilise support personnel

2.2. Identify and procure appropriate equipment to meet response to the incident

2.3. Allocate equipment to team and record allocation details

2.4. Repair, or replace and test faulty equipment

2.5. Record and review test results to ensure compliance with rescue guidelines, legislative requirements and site procedures

2.6. Advise and consult Incident Control on personnel and equipment status

3. Maintain supply of resources

3.1. Arrange transport for teams entering the mine

3.2. Identify, locate and procure ongoing resource requirements

3.3. Report unavailability of vital equipment to Incident Control

3.4. Distribute ongoing resource requirements to teams and fresh air base

3.5. Ensure continuity of catering and supplies for team

3.6. Ensure equipment is tested before going underground

4. Record and report resource allocation and usage

4.1. Keep and collate written records at completion of duties

4.2. Log in and out and account for equipment

4.3. Carry out handover briefings to ensure continuity of operations and team safety by on coming personnel