Drive train to operational requirements

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 TLIC4019, 'Drive train to operational requirements'.
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.


Drive train efficiently and effectively


Motive power unit is operated in accordance with relevant codes of practice, workplace procedures and instructions


Motive power unit is operated safely within track/road characteristics and conditions, to minimise wear and fuel use and to avoid damage


Train is driven with due care for passenger comfort and/or condition of freight


Performance of equipment and rolling stock is monitored to maintain optimum running conditions and to identify faults, defects and inefficiencies


Relevant codes of practice, work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) and environmental requirements are followed to prevent injury and damage


Complete train journey in accordance with operational requirements


Train documentation is received, interpreted and followed


Train is operated in accordance with documentation and procedures


Events and circumstances affecting planned running schedule are communicated to relevant personnel en route


Relevant codes of practice, safeworking and signalling requirements are followed throughout train operations


Network control officer instructions are received, interpreted and applied to ensure safe and effective control of train


Communications are maintained with network control officer and other relevant personnel during train journey in accordance with relevant codes of practice and safeworking systems


Instructions concerning train operation are given to relevant personnel to ensure safe and efficient running


Respond to changed external operating factors


Instructions regarding changed external operating factors are verified, interpreted and followed, in accordance with relevant codes of practice, safeworking systems, and organisational policies and procedures, to ensure actions taken are appropriate and safe


Fixed and hand signals, and verbal movement commands are interpreted and followed, in accordance with relevant codes of practice, safeworking systems, and organisational policies and procedures, to ensure actions taken are appropriate and safe


Hazardous situations are recognised and appropriate action is taken to minimise risk to passengers/freight and equipment


Emergency situations are recognised and actions are taken that are appropriate and safe


Prepare train for crew handover


Relevant personnel are advised of condition and location of train


Documentation is updated and faults identified en route are reported to relevant personnel in accordance with established policies and procedures


Incidents or unusual occurrences are recorded and reported to relevant personnel in accordance with workplace policies and procedures


Stable train


Location for stabling of train is confirmed with relevant personnel


Train is shunted and secured in accordance with directions, workplace procedures and relevant rail regulations


Safety devices are activated or put in position to ensure safety of personnel and equipment