Perform handsignaller duties

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 TLIF2082, 'Perform handsignaller duties'.
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.


Identify site protection requirements


Worksite protection plan briefing conducted by relevant personnel is attended


Responsibilities as handsignaller for protection are identified and clarified as required


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


Tools and equipment required for handsignalling duties are identified, obtained and checked for functional condition


Communications equipment to be used is tested and set to correct channel


Take up handsignaller position


Danger zone is safely accessed in accordance with workplace procedures


Unsafe and/or ineffective signalling positions are identified and reported in accordance with workplace procedures


Handsignalling positions that conform to worksite protection plan and workplace procedures are identified and the most appropriate position is chosen


Situational awareness is conducted to identify potential risks


Audible track warning devices are applied in accordance with workplace procedures as required


Effectiveness of handsignalling position and communications protocols are confirmed


Use hand signal commands to manage rail traffic


Vigilance is maintained at all times


Protection Officer is alerted to approaching rail traffic in accordance with workplace procedures


Correct hand signal is displayed to rail traffic in accordance with Protection Officer instructions


Verbal instructions are provided to train driver as required


Railway track signals are replaced as required


Take action in unsafe situations or emergencies


Unsafe situations and/or emergencies are identified, and appropriate action is taken to minimise risk in accordance with workplace procedures


Emergencies and/or incidents are recorded and reported to relevant personnel in accordance with workplace procedures