Operate an ash separation system

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 SUGPARS2A, 'Operate an ash separation system'.
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

1. Prepare the ash separation system for operation

1.1 Materials are confirmed and available to meet requirements

1.2 Services are confirmed as available and ready for operation

1.3 Equipment is checked to confirm readiness for use

1.4 The ash separation process is set to meet production requirements

1.5 Health and safety hazards / maintenance requirements are identified and reported to appropriate personnel according to workplace reporting procedures

2. Operate the ash separation process

2.1 The ash separation system is operated within limits of manufacturer's specifications to meet workplace requirements

2.2 The ash separation system is monitored to confirm performance is maintained within manufacturer's specifications to meet workplace requirements

2.3 The workplace meets housekeeping standards

3. Analyse and respond to abnormal performance

3.1 System operating conditions are monitored to identify causes of abnormal performance

3.2 Corrective action is taken in accordance with workplace procedures in response to Hazards and abnormal plant performance

3.3 Emergency procedures are implemented as required according to workplace procedures and manufacturer's recommendations

4. Handover ash separation operations

4.1 Operating log is maintained in accordance with workplace procedures

4.2 Handover is carried out according to workplace procedure

4.3 System operators are aware of system and related equipment status at completion of handover

5. Complete ash separation operations

5.1 Ash is collected and disposed according to company procedures

5.2 Maintenance requirements are identified and reported according to workplace reporting procedure

5.3 Workplace information is recorded according to workplace recording requirements