Prepare for gravedigging

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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
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
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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 SIFCBCR006, 'Prepare for gravedigging'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Determine gravedigging requirements.

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

1.2 Assess site and surrounding area to determine soil type, safety hazards, access and egress, requirement to conduct grave probe, removal of soil and effect on presentation of nearby graves.

1.3 Determine viability of gravesite according to safety requirements and refer to manager or leading hand for further instruction.

1.4 Select manual or machinery gravedigging method.

2. Conduct grave probe as required.

2.1 Select and prepare personal protective equipment.

2.2 Select and prepare tools and equipment and machinery according to work requirements, and manufacturer guidelines.

2.3 Undertake slab removal as required.

2.4 Measure plot to determine correct location of initial probe position.

2.5 Probe gravesite according to measurements.

2.6 Record measurements from probe to determine vacancy status.

2.7 Report viability of gravesite to appropriate personnel.

3. Prepare for digging.

3.1 Assemble and brief gravedigging work team as required.

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

3.3 Select and prepare personal protective equipment.

3.4 Select and prepare tools and equipment according to work requirements.

3.5 Mark site according to grave dimensions and supervisor instructions.

3.6 Inspect and remove monuments, masonry or headstones that impact stability or access.

3.7 Apply protective strategies to preserve adjacent graves.

3.8 Place protective restraints to ensure access by authorised personnel only.