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 SISCAQU417A, 'Operate self-contained breathing apparatus in an aquatic facility'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Operate self-contained breathing apparatus in an aquatic facility' 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
1. Identify and evaluate emergency situations.
1.1. Identify emergencies requiring the use of self-contained breathing apparatus.
1.2. Communicate initial assessment of emergency to appropriate personnel according to organisational policies and procedures.
1.3. Determine an appropriate response to the emergency according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.
1.4. Notify appropriate personnel of emergency response according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.
2. Use self-contained breathing apparatus.
2.1. Ensure self-contained breathing apparatus unit is operational according to manufacturer's specifications and organisational policies and procedures.
2.2. Fit and operate the self-contained breathing apparatus unit according to relevant legislation, organisational policies and procedures and manufacturer's specifications.
2.3. Control emergency situation and notify appropriate personnel according to organisational policies and procedures.
3. Complete post-emergency responsibilities.
3.1. Check the self-contained breathing apparatus unit and report any faults and corrective actions required according to organisational policies and procedures.
3.2. Remove, replace or repair faulty equipment and defective parts according to organisational policies and procedures and manufacturer's specifications.
3.3. Clear and store the self-contained breathing apparatus unit after use, according to organisational procedures and manufacturer's specifications.
3.4. Evaluate emergency procedures and recommend any changes required to improve response.