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 TDMMH1807A, 'APPLY COMMAND NAVIGATION PROCEDURES ON VESSELS (UNLIMITED)'.
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




Ensure safe watchkeeping procedures


A set of master's standing orders to supplement the vessel's safety management system is prepared


The conduct, handover and relief of the watch conforms with accepted principles, the vessel's safety management procedures and Master's standing orders


An appropriate bridge team is established in accordance with the vessel's safety management system and bridge personnel are confirmed as fit for duty


Duties are assigned to members of the bridge team and the performance of those duties are monitored


Members of the bridge team are briefed on their duties


Appropriate action is taken to ensure that the vessel is navigated safely using appropriate position fixing techniques to check the location of the vessel and to maintain the movement of the vessel within planned limitations.


Appropriate action is taken to ensure that the progress of the vessel with respect to a passage plan is analysed and speed and course adjusted as appropriate to maintain a required estimated time of arrival at a point in the plan


Appropriate action is taken to ensure that the frequency and extent of monitoring of traffic, the vessel and the environment conform with accepted principles and procedures




Ensure Safe watchkeeping procedures



The responsibility for the safety of navigation is defined in accordance with the vessel's safety management system, including periods when the master is on the bridge and while under pilotage


Safe navigational practice is achieved through the implementation of accepted bridge resource management principles and procedures


Appropriate action is taken to ensure that fatigue management strategies are correctly applied within the bridge management team


Respond to potential collision and emergency situations


Bridge team is taken charge of when called to the bridge in response to a navigational situation


Safety management system procedures are implemented when taking over the bridge watch from the officer of the watch


Appropriate action is taken to initiate search and rescue procedures on receipt of a distress signal


Advice is provided to watchkeeper regarding the response to navigational incidents


Maintain watchkeeping records


Action is taken to ensure that the Deck Logbook is maintained in an appropriate manner

Qualifications and Skillsets

TDMMH1807A appears in the following qualifications: