Perform process control room 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 RIIPRO302A, 'Perform process control room 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. Plan and prepare for operations

1.1. Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to the performance process control room operations

1.2. Receive, interpret and clarify shift changeover details

1.3. Establish and maintain communications with other personnel using approved communication methods

1.4. Select personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities

1.5. Identify, address and report potential risks and hazards

1.6. Complete computer systems and equipment pre-start checks

1.7. Identify, address and report environmental issues

1.8. Check records and record outstanding maintenance inspections and identified defects

2. Perform start-up operations

2.1. Confirm plant readiness for operation

2.2. Carry out start-up checks and procedures according to plant configurations and system requirements

2.3. Start-up individual plant and process and entire system

2.4. Build production rate steadily with no surges and lulls

2.5. Stabilise plant operation to meet process output and quality requirements

3. Monitor and manage operations

3.1. Monitor and manage processing utilising appropriate indicators for safe and efficient operations

3.2. Read and interpret data from equipment indicators, programmable logic and SCADA, and take action where required to maintain operations according to operating parameters

3.3. Identify, manage and report faults to appropriate personnel in a timely manner

3.4. Coordinate support personnel to ensure continuity of process

3.5. Manage material flow within specified parameters

3.6. Respond to alarms to, investigates conditions, and takes corrective action

3.7. Complete all required documentation clearly, concisely and on time

3.8. Pass on shift changeover details to oncoming shift

4. Conduct housekeeping activities

4.1. Maintain and clean control room ensuring work area is free of obstructions

4.2. Report hazards to maintain a safe working environment

5. Shutdown in sequence and/or isolate plant and equipment

5.1. Shutdown or isolate plant and equipment based on process or safety requirements

5.2. Perform post shutdown or isolation checks