Assist guided boring

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 RIINHB209A, 'Assist guided boring'.
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. Plan and prepare for assisting with air drilling

1.1. Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to guided boring activity

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

1.3. Identify, manage and report all potential hazards and risks associated with handling, loading, moving, using and storing guided boring equipment

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

1.5. Load, unload, move, handle, follow workplace procedures for the use and storage of guided boring equipment and all associated tools and connecting equipment

1.6. Take necessary safety precautions when handling potentially contaminated spoil

1.7. Wear all necessary personal protective equipment and protective clothing when assisting with guided boring operations

2. Support the guided boring process

2.1. Fit/remove bits/reamers to/from the drill string

2.2. Lay out drill string in readiness for tripping/drilling

2.3. Add/remove drill pipe to/from the drill string

2.4. Inspect drill pipe, bits, threads and associated equipment for damage

2.5. Observe housekeeping and site safety measures while supporting guided boring operations

2.6. Use pipe/casing handling equipment

3. Mix drilling fluids

3.1. Wear appropriate protective clothing

3.2. Check labels and read and interpret safety information/ hazard codes

3.3. Apply correct mixing procedure for the drilling fluid

3.4. Carry out storage of drilling mud components and additives safely and according to manufacturer's recommendations

3.5. Perform basic tests on the fluid and the results recorded/reported as required

4. Carry out basic maintenance of tools and equipment

4.1. Perform inspections and routine checks on ancillary equipment such as mud pumps, water delivery pumps and mud hoppers

4.2. Perform inspections and basic maintenance pipe handling equipment

4.3. Observe occupational health and safety procedures in carrying out equipment maintenance