PREVENT, CONTROL AND FIGHT FIRES ON BOARD AN OCEAN-GOING VESSEL

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Assessment Tool
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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
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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
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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 TDMMF6207A, 'PREVENT, CONTROL AND FIGHT FIRES ON BOARD AN OCEAN-GOING VESSEL'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1

Carry out fire minimisation procedures

a

Fire hazards on board vessel are identified and action is taken to eliminate or minimise them

b

Responsibilities for checking fire prevention equipment and systems are fulfilled and appropriate action is taken to ensure that they are operational

c

An awareness and understanding of the causes of fire and its minimisation is maintained through participation in fire drills and related instructional programs

d

A state of readiness to respond to fire emergencies is maintained at all times

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1

Carry out fire minimisation procedures

(continued)

e

Where applicable, correct techniques are applied for the setting up of foam making equipment to extinguish B Class fires on board a vessel

2

Respond to emergency situations involving fire

a

Emergency situations involving fire are correctly identified in accordance with established nautical practice

b

Type of fire is identified in accordance with the established classification system for fires

c

Initial action on becoming aware of fire emergency is in conformity with established practices and procedures

d

Action taken is timely and appropriate for seriousness of the fire emergency

e

Action taken on identifying muster signals for a fire emergency is appropriate and complies with established procedures

f

Appropriate precautions and procedures are implemented when responding to electrical fires

g

Appropriate precautions and procedures are implemented when responding to uptake and hydrogen fires

h

Communications are clear and concise at all times and orders are acknowledged in a timely and seamanlike manner

3

Operate firefighting equipment

a

A, B and C classes of fires are correctly identified as per established firefighting practice

b

Correct portable firefighting equipment is selected and used to fight specific classes of fires

c

Correct techniques are applied for the use of hose lines to extinguish fires on board a vessel

d

Class F fires are correctly extinguished with a fire blanket as per established firefighting practice

4

Recharge portable fire

extinguishers

a

Where applicable, correct techniques are used to recharge the various types of portable fire extinguisher

b

Portable firefighting equipment is confirmed as operational following recharging

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

5

Carry outfirefighting operations

a

Correct procedures and techniques are followed when fighting fires in simulated or real fire emergencies

b

Safety clothing, appliances and equipment are appropriate to the nature of the firefighting operations

c

Extinguishment of a fire is achieved using appropriate procedures, techniques, equipment and firefighting agents

d

Correct portable fire extinguisher(s) are selected and used for the class of fire involved in a fire emergency

e

Appropriate safety precautions and procedures are applied when fighting fires in accordance with regulatory requirements, vessel's procedures and established firefighting practice

f

The timing and sequence of individual actions when fighting fires on board a vessel are appropriate to the prevailing circumstances and conditions

g

Procedures for donning and starting up self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) are correctly followed

h

Procedures for the logging of SCBA operators on a BA Control Board are correctly followed in accordance with vessel's procedures and accepted firefighting practice

i

Search and rescue operations in a smoke filled environment are correctly conducted as a member of a firefighting team in accordance with accepted firefighting practice

j

Interior fires are extinguished using appropriate firefighting equipment and procedures as a member of a firefighting team in accordance with accepted firefighting practice

k

Lifeline signals are correctly used during interior firefighting operations

l

A compartment filled with high expansion foam is correctly entered as per accepted firefighting practice


Qualifications and Skillsets

TDMMF6207A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA21010 - Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)
  • PUA31010 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Maritime Operations)
  • TDM60207 - ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF TRANSPORT & DISTRIBUTION (MARINE ENGINEERING - CLASS 1)
  • TDM60307 - ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF TRANSPORT & DISTRIBUTION (MARINE ENGINEERING - CLASS 2)
  • TDM50307 - DIPLOMA OF TRANSPORT & DISTRIBUTION (MARITIME OPERATIONS - DECK WATCHKEEPER)
  • TDM30307 - CERTIFICATE III IN TRANSPORT & DISTRIBUTION (MARITIME OPERATIONS - INTEGRATED RATING)
  • TDM60407 - ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF TRANSPORT & DISTRIBUTION (MARITIME OPERATIONS - MASTER UNLIMITED)
  • TDM50207 - DIPLOMA OF TRANSPORT & DISTRIBUTION (MARINE ENGINEERING - ENGINEER WATCHKEEPER)