Operate and monitor a motive power unit on a main line

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 TLIC4072, 'Operate and monitor a motive power unit on a main line'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Operate and monitor a motive power unit on a main line' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1

Drive and monitor train

1.1

Motive power unit is operated in accordance with manufacturer instructions, and organisational policies and procedures

1.2

Motive power unit is operated safely with consideration of train consist and loading to minimise wear and fuel use, and to avoid damage

1.3

Motive power unit handling techniques, and track and road knowledge are applied to eliminate or minimise risk of injury to personnel or damage to equipment, rolling stock and load

1.4

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

1.5

Equipment and rolling stock are monitored to maintain optimum running conditions and to identify faults, defects and inefficiencies

1.6

Appropriate action is taken in response to identified faults, defects and deficiencies to ensure safe operation of motive power unit

2

Control and monitor train running

2.1

Events and circumstances affecting planned running schedule are communicated to relevant personnel in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

2.2

Instructions received from network control officer, are interpreted and applied to ensure safe and effective control of train

2.3

Communications are maintained with relevant personnel during train journey in accordance with relevant safeworking systems, network requirements, and organisational policies and procedures

2.4

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

3

Respond to changed operating factors

3.1

Instructions regarding changed operating factors are confirmed, interpreted and followed, in accordance with safeworking systems, network owner requirements, and organisational policies and procedures

3.2

Temporary signs and/or signals, hand signals and verbal movement commands are interpreted and followed, in accordance with safeworking systems, network owner requirements, and organisational policies and procedures

3.3

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

3.4

Emergency situations are recognised and actions are taken in accordance with safeworking systems, network owner requirements, and organisational policies and procedures

4

Stable or handover train

4.1

Train is stabled in accordance with safeworking system requirements, operational instructions and organisational procedures

4.2

Safety devices are activated or put in position in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

4.3

Prior to stabling/handover, documentation relevant to train and activities undertaken en route is updated and provided to relief crew or completed and forwarded to appropriate personnel, in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

4.4

Prior to stabling/handover, relevant housekeeping activities are completed in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

4.5

Relevant personnel are advised of condition and location of train in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

4.6

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