Use communication systems for on-track vehicle operations

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 TLIE2031, 'Use communication systems for on-track vehicle operations'.
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.


Confirm communication systems features


Available communication systems are identified


Features and control functions of each system are identified


Battery and signal levels are monitored as required


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


Channels are selected as required, appropriate to the types of communications to be made


Communicate using communications technology


Systems checks are carried out to confirm communications system is operational, in accordance with manufacturer instructions and organisational/network owner procedures


Communications system is operated safely in accordance with manufacturer instructions, workplace procedures and regulatory requirements


Channel selection is made as required, appropriate for the location and type of communication


Appropriate protocols and procedures are followed when using communication systems


Received messages are interpreted and recorded, as required, in accordance with organisational/network owners procedures


Maintain communications equipment


Equipment is checked and serviced as required to keep it in good working order, in accordance with workplace procedures


Minor faults in communications systems are identified, diagnosed and repaired or reported, in accordance with workplace procedures


Complete documentation


Required communication records are confirmed


Communication records are filled out legibly and proofread


Communication records are processed in accordance with workplace procedures