Stable a heritage steam locomotive

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 TLIC3031, 'Stable a heritage steam locomotive'.
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.


Determine stabling location


Contact is made with Network Control Officer and yard staff to determine planned location for stabling a steam locomotive


Directions of Network Control Officer and yard staff are interpreted and followed


Care is taken to keep clear of other roads


Stable and shut down heritage steam locomotive


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


Carriages or vehicles are shunted and secured in accordance with directions, workplace procedures and rail regulations


Steam locomotive is stabled in correct location as directed


Derailers are set in place in accordance with workplace procedures and rail regulations


Handbrakes are applied


Park brakes are secured


Steam locomotive is stabled in accordance with operator instructions and workplace procedures


Cab is secured in accordance with workplace procedures


Carry out postoperational checks


Fluid and fuel levels are checked and any required action is taken to top up levels


Visual check is made of steam locomotive in accordance with workplace procedures


Identified faults and defects are fixed or reported and recorded in accordance with workplace procedures


Faulty and defective equipment that presents a safety risk is isolated and tagged in accordance with workplace procedures and rail regulations


Outcomes of postoperational checks are recorded in accordance with workplace procedures


Complete postoperational paperwork


Timesheet or other work record is completed


Roster is checked for future work allocation


Issues and variations are discussed and resolved with roster clerk


Required safeworking documentation and actions are completed in accordance with workplace procedures and rail regulations


Equipment is returned and stowed in accordance with workplace requirements