Prepare for gravedigging

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 SIFBCR017A, 'Prepare for gravedigging'.
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




Determine gravedigging requirements.


Determine gravedigging requirements according to relevant legislation and work requirements.


Identify appropriate gravesite and physical location according to cemetery map or plan.


Assess site and surrounding area to determine soil type, safety hazards, access and egress and any other relevant issues.


Determine viability of gravesite according to safety requirements and refer to appropriate personnel for further instruction.


Select appropriate gravedigging method.


Conduct grave probe as required.


Select and prepare personal protective equipment according to relevant legislation and workplace policies and procedures.


Select and prepare tools and equipment and machinery according to job requirements, workplace policies and procedures and manufacturer instructions.


Undertake slab removal as required.


Measure plot to determine correct location of initial probe position.


Probe gravesite according to measurements, relevant legislation and workplace policies and procedures.


Record measurements from probe to determine vacancy status.


Report viability of gravesite to appropriate personnel according to workplace policies and procedures.


Prepare for digging.


Assemble and brief gravedigging work team as required.


Identify and advise gravedigging work team of above and below ground lines of communication to be used in case of emergency.


Select and prepare personal protective equipment according to relevant legislation and workplace policies and procedures.


Select and prepare tools and equipment according to job requirements and workplace policies and procedures.


Mark site according to grave dimensions and supervisor instructions.


Inspect and remove monuments, masonry or headstones that impact stability or access according to supervisor instructions.


Apply protective strategies to preserve adjacent graves according to supervisor instructions or work requirements.


Place protective restraints to ensure access by authorised personnel only, according to relevant legislation and workplace policies and procedures.