Dig a grave manually

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 SIFBCR020A, 'Dig a grave manually'.
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




Conduct manual grave excavation and shoring.


Determine gravedigging requirement according to work requirements, risk assessment and relevant legislation and regulations.


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


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


Assess grave shoring requirements according to workplace policies and procedures, and relevant legislation.


Manually dig grave according to dimensions of coffin or casket using appropriate tools and equipment in accordance with relevant legislation and workplace policies and procedures.


Identify and apply workplace procedures for safe storage of displaced earth or removal from site.


Undertake progressive grave shoring requirements according to job requirement using safe and appropriate shoring method.


Maintain above and below ground communication with other team members.


Minimise risk of grave collapse.


Maintain safe surface loadings according to soil type and condition.


Constantly monitor excavation for grave collapse warning signs.


Take appropriate corrective or emergency action according to relevant legislation and workplace policies and procedures.


Clean up and make safe open gravesite.


Cover surface area from edge of excavation to ensure soil integrity and stability and to provide safe work area for funeral.


Place grave supports and lowering devices in readiness for coffin or casket according to work requirements.


Clean area adjacent to grave and remove earth according to workplace policies and procedures to ensure safety of funeral work area.


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