Assist with train operations

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 TLIL3039, 'Assist with train 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.


Assist with preparing for train operation


Planning documentation is accessed and interpreted to determine journey purpose, constraints, loading information and characteristics, and is confirmed with driver


Visual inspections of equipment are carried out and identified faults or defects are appropriately reported in accordance with workplace procedures and manufacturer specifications


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


Assistance is provided with pre-operational checking and testing of equipment in accordance with workplace policies and procedures


Assist with train operation


Motive power unit is monitored in conjunction with driver, in accordance with workplace procedures


Guidance is provided to driver while stopping and starting to ensure safety of personnel and equipment


Train running schedules are monitored and recorded to assist with on-time running


Performance of equipment and rolling stock is monitored en route to identify faults or defects and appropriate action is taken as required in accordance with workplace procedures


Security of loading and all other aspects of the train are monitored en route and abnormalities are dealt with in accordance with workplace procedures


Signals and track/road are monitored en route in accordance with workplace procedures


Stable or handover train


Appropriate assistance is provided when train is stabled in accordance with safeworking system requirements, operational instructions and workplace procedures


Safety devices are activated or put in position in accordance with operational instructions and workplace procedures to ensure the safety of personnel and equipment


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