Set up and secure a towing situation

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 TLIB2079, 'Set up and secure a towing situation'.
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



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.


Obtain information on towing job


Information on towing job is obtained from base or depot in accordance with operating procedures


Further information on towing requirements is obtained at scene of job


Assess towing requirements


Equipment requirements and techniques to carry out towing job are assessed


Potential hazards that may be experienced at towing site and during towing operation are identified and appropriate precautions and strategies are adopted to manage and control the risks involved


Type of vehicle to be towed is identified and critical aspects of vehicle design are determined


Determine appropriate plan of action


Sequence of action and plan for towing activity and safety and security of persons, vehicles and property, are determined in accordance with regulatory requirements and standard operating procedures


Towing vehicle and associated equipment to carry out job are organised to be available for the work


Set up and secure towing situation


Setting up and securing of towing situation is carried out in accordance with established action plan


Safety equipment, witches hats and safety signs are deployed in accordance with standard operating procedures and regulatory requirements


Onlookers and other personnel in the vicinity of towing situation are managed in accordance with applicable safety management procedures and security requirements


Vehicle or equipment to be towed is manoeuvred into position using relevant equipment in accordance with standard operating procedures and regulatory requirements


Vehicle or equipment to be towed is secured using appropriate winches, ropes and cables in accordance with relevant load restraint regulations and standard operating procedures


Record and report inspection and testing results


Assessment of towing situation and action taken are accurately reported in accordance with regulatory requirements, workplace policy and industry guidelines


Clear, unambiguous and concise records are kept in accordance with workplace procedures


Clear reference is made to issues, hazards or incidents that may have arisen when attending towing situation and related action taken