Operate a tipping station

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 SUGTOTS2A, 'Operate a tipping station'.
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 tipping station for operation

1.1 Pre-operational checks are conducted

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

2. Start and monitor tipping

2.1 Bin contents are visually inspected and obvious signs of contamination are reported as required according to workplace reporting procedure

2.2 Cane is tipped according to workplace procedure to maintain supply of cane to the mill

2.3 Plant is operated within limits of manufacturer's specifications to meet workplace requirements

2.4 Equipment is monitored to confirm operating condition

2.5 The workplace meets housekeeping standards

3. Analyse and respond to abnormal performance

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

3.2 Corrective action is taken in accordance with workplace 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. Prepare for shift changeover

4.1 Workplace information is recorded according to workplace recording requirements

4.2 Shift changeover is carried out according to workplace procedure

4.3 Incoming yard control operators are aware of yard and related equipment status

5. Shutdown the tipping station

5.1 The tipping station is shut down according to workplace procedures and manufacturer's recommendations

5.2 Waste is collected, treated and disposed or recycled according to company procedures

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