Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas

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 SIHHIND201A, 'Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas'.
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


Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the required skills and knowledge section and the range statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

1. Clean, disinfect and store tools and equipment.

1.1. Clean residual hair and product from tools and equipment.

1.2. Clean and disinfect tools and equipment, according to relevant health regulations and salon procedures.

1.3. Store clean linen in a clean dry place, according to health regulations and salon procedures.

1.4. Store cleaned and disinfected tools and equipment, according to health regulations and salon procedures.

2. Maintain tools and equipment.

2.1. Clean, oil and reset scissors and clippers regularly.

2.2. Check scissors and clippers for bluntness and refer for sharpening as required.

2.3. Examine disposable razor blades to detect imperfections and defects and replace as required.

2.4. Dispose of discarded blades, according to relevant legislation and workplace policies and procedures.

2.5. Maintain all tools and equipment in working condition, according to manufacturer instructions.

2.6. Check electrical equipment for loose wires and refer to a licensed electrician for repair where required.

2.7. Maintain electrical equipment according to relevant legislative and regulatory requirements and manufacturer instructions.

3. Organise work areas.

3.1. Maintain work areas in a safe, uncluttered and organised manner, according to salon policy.

3.2. Set up work areas, according to the service to be provided.

3.3. Apply salon procedures for tidying work areas and placing items in designated areas.

3.4. Apply salon occupational health and safety procedures.

4. Clean work areas.

4.1. Apply salon procedures and legislative requirements that relate to the hygiene and safety of service and work areas.

4.2. Follow salon procedures, and local health regulations when cleaning work areas, according to area function.

4.3. Remove and dispose of waste promptly, according to salon procedures.

4.4. Report spills, food, waste and other potential hazards to appropriate personnel and remove from floors, according to salon policy and legislative requirements.

4.5. Display signage promptly to indicate unsafe areas.

4.6. Use cleaning and maintenance equipment, according to manufacturer safety and operational instructions, and legislative requirements.

4.7. Maintain and store cleaning and maintenance equipment after use.

4.8. Dispose of cleaning waste, according to salon procedures to minimise negative environmental impacts.