Exhume a burial site

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 SIFBCR025A, 'Exhume a burial site'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Exhume a burial site' 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




Perform exhumation.


Liaise with appropriate personnel to identify work requirements and own areas of responsibility in performing exhumation.


Identify and prepare tools, equipment and machinery according to work requirements and workplace policies and procedures.


Place protective restraints to restrict site access to authorised personnel according to supervisor instructions and relevant legislation.


Apply universal precautions to minimise risk of infection from contaminates.


Inspect and confirm nameplate as required.


Perform exhumation according to workplace policies and procedures, relevant legislation and supervisor instructions.


Enclose remains of deceased person and coffin or casket in appropriate casing according to workplace policies and procedures and supervisor instructions.


Lift and reposition or deepen human remains.


Identify storage requirements according to work requirements and workplace policies and procedures.


Remove adjacent monuments as required and reassess further digging with appropriate personnel.


Dig to required or anticipated depth according to workplace policies and procedures and safety requirements.


Remove coffin or casket and transfer or store remains according to supervisor instructions, workplace policies and procedures, and relevant legislation.


Clean site.


Liaise with appropriate personnel to determine clean up requirements.


Store and maintain tools, equipment and machinery according to workplace policies and procedures and manufacturer instructions.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SIFBCR025A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIF30208 - Certificate III in Gravedigging, Grounds and Maintenance
  • SIF30308 - Certificate III in Funeral Operations

And the skillsets: