Conduct dragline operations

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 RIIMPO329A, 'Conduct dragline operations'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Plan and prepare for operations

1.1. Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to conducting of dragline operations

1.2. Obtain, interpret and clarify/confirm work requirements in the form of shift briefings, handover details or work orders before proceeding

1.3. Access, interpret and apply geological and survey data required to complete allocated work

1.4. Access and apply safety information and procedures throughout work

2. Relocate burden and materials

2.1. Resolve coordination activities with others at the site prior to commencement of, and during the work activity

2.2. Conduct pre-start, start-up, park-up and shutdown procedures

2.3. Operate controls to position, fill and dump burden or other material as part of the dig sequence and specified tasks

2.4. Act on or report monitoring systems and alarms

2.5. Recognise and respond to hazardous and emergency situations

2.6. Complete work in accordance with agreed plan and outcomes and within the operating capacities of the allocated equipment

3. Relocate dragline

3.1. Receive and confirm route and location plan and if necessary check by site inspection

3.2. Complete ground preparation

3.3. Locate and handle cables

3.4. Coordinate use of support equipment and personnel

3.5. Walk dragline

4. Carry out operator maintenance

4.1. Conduct inspections and fault-finding

4.2. Conduct authorised routine operational servicing, lubrication and housekeeping tasks

4.3. Conduct authorised minor maintenance

4.4. Provide authorised operator support during preparation for, and conduct of, major maintenance tasks

4.5. Process records