Conduct a general train examination

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 TLIB4079, 'Conduct a general train examination'.
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.


Prepare for general train examination


Location of examination and information about items to be examined are obtained and activities are planned


Materials, documentation and equipment required for the examination are identified, obtained and prepared for use


Hazards are identified, risks are assessed and risk control measures are implemented


Examination is started at planned time and location to minimise delays to train availability


Train identification and status is confirmed and required actions are taken to ensure train remains safe for duration of examination


Individual responsibilities required to complete examination are agreed with relevant personnel


Conditions are assessed and necessary actions are taken to ensure examination is effective


Undertake general train examination


Examination is undertaken in accordance with organisational procedures


Communication is maintained with relevant personnel to ensure safe, efficient and complete examination


Condition of rolling stock, couplings and load are examined and dimensions are confirmed appropriate to wagon type and gauge outline requirements


Irregularities and load contamination are identified and appropriate action is taken in accordance with organisational and/or network owner policies and procedures


Obvious wagon or carriage faults and their locations are reported in accordance with organisational policies and procedures


Apparent problems are investigated further and corrected where possible


Report examination results


Conditions requiring urgent action are reported in accordance with organisational policies and procedures, and appropriate action is taken to initiate immediate response


Relevant personnel are informed of remedial or other action required prior to completion of examination