Coordinate facility and equipment acquisition and maintenance

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 SISXFAC004, 'Coordinate facility and equipment acquisition and maintenance'.
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. Scope facility and equipment maintenance needs.

1.1 Source and analyse equipment, and facility maintenance history, and confirm with appropriate personnel.

1.2 Identify areas or items prone to defects or requiring regular maintenance.

1.3 Identify maintenance budget and resources available to carry out work required.

1.4 Calculate costing of work and assess impact on budget.

1.5 Identify need for operational testing and recommissioning.

2. Develop maintenance plan.

2.1 Prioritise maintenance requirements, taking into consideration safety, security and capacity.

2.2 Develop and document maintenance plans.

2.3 Confirm and document availability of resources.

2.4 Develop work schedules for identified work requirements in consultation with affected user groups.

2.5 Identify organisations and individuals suitably qualified to undertake maintenance repair services.

2.6 Develop and document procedures for isolation and access.

2.7 Develop record keeping systems for repair work completed.

2.8 Develop systems to ensure that urgent or non-routine maintenance jobs are reported to the appropriate authority immediately.

3. Implement and monitor maintenance plan.

3.1 Inform relevant individuals of maintenance requirements and duties.

3.2 Manage and document requests for isolations where appropriate, in a timely manner.

3.3 Convey information in relation to work schedules to all affected staff and service users.

3.4 Monitor work schedules and expenditure.

3.5 Schedule maintenance work to minimise disruption to service operation.

3.6 Seek feedback on maintenance plan from appropriate personnel and modify plan to reflect feedback obtained as appropriate.

4. Monitor on-site maintenance contracts and contractors.

4.1 Convey maintenance requirements to contractors.

4.2 Monitor work in progress and work outcomes to ensure the alignment with contractual and organisational requirements.

5. Supervise equipment storage.

5.1 Establish re-order levels and notify appropriate personnel when adequate levels cannot be sustained.

5.2 Establish procedures to ensure equipment is stored safely and appropriately.

5.3 Establish systems for recording quantity and condition of stored equipment.

6. Coordinate the selection and purchase of new equipment and facilities.

6.1 Investigate options for new equipment and facilities.

6.2 Encourage staff members to contribute recommendations to selection of new equipment and facilities.

6.3 Identify benefits expected from the suggested new equipment and facilities.

6.4 Estimate acquisition costs based on evaluation of current, accurate and relevant data.

6.5 Make decisions on replacing and acquiring physical assets.

6.6 Select methods of financing to meet current financial objectives.

6.7 Keep accurate records of all agreements.