Fill LPG gas cylinders

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 SITTVAF005, 'Fill LPG gas cylinders'.
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. Implement work health and safety policies and procedures for working with LPG.

1.1.Implement safe work practices when preparing, undertaking and finalising LPG decanting.

1.2.Lift and carry LPG cylinders following manual handling procedures.

1.3.Carry out first aid in the event of a cold burn.

1.4.Identify, eliminate or control hazards in LPG decanting area as they arise.

1.5.Report and document safety issues, hazards or incidents according to organisational work health and safety (WHS) reporting procedure.

1.6.Explain safe LPG decanting practices and relevant WHS procedures and information to customers and colleagues.

1.7.Participate in LPG WHS consultation processes.

2. Check LPG decanting cylinder for compliance.

2.1.Locate required warning notices and verify they are correct in accordance with legislative requirements.

2.2.Inspect decanting cylinder to confirm it meets safety regulations, standards and statutory requirements.

2.3.Ensure appropriate firefighting equipment is in place and has been tested within the required timeframe.

2.4.Rectify areas of non-compliance or refer to appropriate personnel as required.

3. Prepare for filling of cylinders.

3.1.Locate LPG decanting tool kit and confirm required tools and equipment are available.

3.2.Inspect LPG cylinders to confirm they are safe to fill according to legislative requirements and national standards.

3.3.Explain to customers the specific reason and potential safety risks if cylinder does not comply.

3.4.Retain hazardous cylinders according to organisational policies and procedures as required and offer customer alternative options.

3.5.Drill holes in hazardous LPG cylinder to ‘make safe’ if customer insists on having it returned.

3.6.Scan decanting area to ensure it is safe to commence decanting process.

3.7.Earth cylinder and discharge body build-up of static electricity.

3.8.Put on required protective equipment.

4. Fill cylinders.

4.1.Place cylinder in an upright position, connect decanting hose and commence filling.

4.2.When cylinder is full safely close bleed valve, remove filling hose and finalise decanting.

4.3.Check cylinder for leaks and empty if required.

4.4.Secure all tools and equipment and lock decanting cylinder.

5. Follow LPG emergency procedures.

5.1.Respond to LPG emergencies according to organisational emergency procedures and call for assistance from colleagues and authorities as required.

5.2.Clean up following emergencies and check all equipment for damage.

5.3.Repair, replace or re-order damaged equipment as required.

5.4.Complete LPG emergency incident and hazard report.