Shunt, couple and uncouple electric passenger trains

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 TLIC3048, 'Shunt, couple and uncouple electric passenger trains'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1

Plan and prepare for shunting operation

1.1

Shunting requirements are confirmed through workplace documents and/or relevant personnel

1.2

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

1.3

Local safety requirements are identified and followed in accordance with workplace procedures

1.4

Relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements are followed to prevent injury and damage

2

Shunt trains

2.1

Points, levers and/or switches are operated as required in accordance with workplace requirements

2.2

Audible signals, hand signals and other line of sight communications are used to assist the control of train movements

2.3

Hand, light and radio shunting commands are responded to in accordance with workplace requirements

2.4

Pre-movement inspection/tests are carried out prior to moving trains

2.5

Train is shunted and positioned in accordance with operational/workplace requirements

2.6

Train is secured after shunt movement in accordance with workplace requirements

3

Couple trains

3.1

Type of connections required are identified prior to coupling

3.2

Trains to be coupled are positioned in accordance with operating procedures and workplace requirements

3.3

Trains to be coupled are fully secured

3.4

Alignment of couplers in the appropriate position for type of connection required is ensured

3.5

Prior to coupling trains, safety requirements are ensured

3.6

Trains are coupled in accordance with operating procedures and workplace requirements

3.7

Post-coupling inspection/tests are carried out in accordance with operating procedures and workplace requirements

4

Uncouple trains

4.1

Trains to be uncoupled are identified and pre-uncoupling checks and, as required, procedures, are conducted in accordance with operating procedures and workplace requirements

4.2

Prior to uncoupling trains, safety requirements are ensured

4.3

Train to remain after uncoupling is fully secured

4.4

Trains are uncoupled in accordance with operating procedures and workplace requirements

4.5

Post-uncoupling inspection/tests are carried out in accordance with operating procedures and workplace requirements