Transfer deceased persons

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 SIFFFNL002, 'Transfer deceased persons'.
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



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Prepare to collect deceased person.

1.1 Identify transfer requirements.

1.2 Locate and prepare appropriate transfer vehicle.

1.3 Locate and prepare transfer equipment and place in transfer vehicle.

1.4 Identify and use personal protective equipment.

2. Complete documentation and legal requirements to transfer deceased person.

2.1 Obtain positive identification of deceased person and label.

2.2 Consult with clients to obtain information to complete documentation.

2.3 Complete and check legal documentation.

2.4 Obtain Death Certificate from appropriate sources where available and check prior to transferring deceased person.

2.5 Check Death Certificate where applicable to identify presence of infectious disease and take appropriate precautions as required.

2.6 Report and document jewellery and valuables.

2.7 Provide completed documentation to manager or legal personnel as required.

2.8 Notify appropriate personnel of discrepancies in legal documentation.

2.9 Report suspicious deaths according to relevant legislation.

3. Conduct transfer to funeral vehicle.

3.1 Determine safest and most appropriate method of moving deceased person.

3.2 Identify wrapping considerations and wrap deceased person.

3.3 Apply manual handling techniques to transfer deceased person to funeral vehicle.

3.4 Return premises to original state.

4. Transport and conduct transfer to mortuary.

4.1 Prepare for transfer to mortuary.

4.2 Transfer deceased person from trolley or other apparatus to vacant mortuary tray.

4.3 Conduct immediate cleaning or purging of deceased body as required during transfer.

4.4 Position and store deceased person according to mortuary requirements.

4.5 Notify funeral arranger of coffin or casket requirements.

5. Reinstate transfer vehicle and equipment.

5.1 Return transfer vehicle to correct location.

5.2 Clean transfer vehicle and transfer equipment and return to correct location.