Enter and work in confined spaces

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 RIIWHS202D, 'Enter and work in confined spaces'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Enter and work in confined spaces' 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 Plan and prepare for working in confined space

1.1 Access, interpret and apply procedures for confined space entry and the environmental management plan and ensure the work activity is compliant

1.2 Obtain, confirm, clarify and apply work instructions and agreed procedure

1.3 Obtain, confirm, clarify and apply safety requirements

1.4 Obtain and confirm authorisation (entry permit) meets regulatory requirements

1.5 Confirm the emergency response procedure is with the stand-by person and understood

1.6 Identify, obtain and implement signage and barrier requirements

1.7 Select tools and equipment for the tasks, check for serviceability and rectify or report any faults

1.8 Identify, confirm and apply the environmental protection requirements

1.9 Position rescue equipment by the entry permit

2 Work in confined space

2.1 Gain access to confined space

2.2 Ensure that the atmosphere is tested and monitored for harmful elements

2.3 Correctly apply tagging and lock-out procedures

2.4 Enter the confined space correctly

2.5 Maintain ongoing communication with the stand-by person

2.6 Comply with entry permit requirements

2.7 Monitor and adhere to allocated entry time

3 Exit confined space

3.1 Exit confined space correctly

3.2 Recover tools, equipment and materials

3.3 Conduct inspection of the confined space

3.4 Secure access to the confined space

3.5 Remove tagging and lock-out

3.6 Accurately complete confined space entry permit

4 Clean up

4.1 Clear work area and dispose of or recycle materials

4.2 Clean, check, maintain and store tools and equipment

4.3 Remove, clean and store barriers and signs