Lead rescue team

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 RIIERR403A, 'Lead rescue team'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Lead rescue team' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for rescue operation

1.1. Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to the underground metalliferous mine rescue

1.2. Obtain and verify information about the rescue operation

1.3. Obtain mine plan and determine route of travel and mark on mine plan

1.4. Develop, or agree with Incident Control, the strategy search patterns and contingency plans for the rescue operation

1.5. Implement communication system and equipment

1.6. Assess team members' competence to meet the rescue situation and task requirements and constitute team

1.7. Allocate team roles to best utilise individual team member competence

1.8. Identify, test and allocate rescue and safety equipment and materials to team members

1.9. Determine and ensure availability of any ancillary equipment required with Incident Control and/or mining personnel

2. Brief team members

2.1. Provide information to team members on their roles, tasks and responsibilities to allow effective, safe rescue operation

2.2. Ascertain team members understanding of their roles, tasks and responsibilities

3. Report to and liaise with Incident Control

3.1. Observe reporting formats and protocols

3.2. Confirm rescue strategies with Incident Control

3.3. Receive and follow operational advice from Incident Control

3.4. Relay information to Incident Control which can affect team operations or safety to team members

3.5. Complete records required in accordance with legislative requirements or site requirements

4. Lead and monitor rescue team

4.1. Carry out recommended procedures for entering hazardous or irrespirable atmospheres and situations

4.2. Continually assess environment, tasks and hazards associated with rescue team's safety, and apply judgements to ensure tasks and procedures are carried out within rescue team's ability

4.3. Continuously assess hazards and implement controls to minimise risk

4.4. Monitor team member's physical and emotional condition and take appropriate action to address any problems

4.5. Provide information to team members about changes which can affect their operations or safety

4.6. Ensure team adheres to team rescue procedures according to standard rescue guidelines

4.7. Implement coaching processes within the team and identify further assistance

5. Complete team operation

5.1. Provide verbal report to Incident Control to advise of status of operation and significant variations to expected conditions

5.2. Formally de-brief team to obtain and collate incident and procedural information

5.3. Provide comprehensive oral and written report on team's deployment and consequential outcomes to Incident Control

5.4. Report on significant physical or emotional condition of team members

5.5. Offer team members critical incident stress debriefing and counselling in an appropriate environment