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 TLIL4083, '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 and train handover


Documentation/information is obtained and interpreted to confirm consist information and constraints or characteristics of load, in accordance with organisational policies and procedures


Visual inspection of equipment is carried out and identified faults or defects are appropriately reported in accordance with manufacturer specifications, and organisational policies and procedures


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


Assistance is provided with preoperational checking and testing of equipment, in accordance with organisational policies and procedures


Assist with train operation in transit


Motive power unit is monitored in conjunction with driver, in accordance with organisational policies and procedures


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


Train running is monitored and recorded to assist with ontime running in accordance with organisational policies and procedures


Performance of equipment and rolling stock is monitored to identify faults or defects and appropriate action is taken in accordance with organisational policies and procedures


Security of load is monitored and identified abnormalities are dealt with in accordance with organisational policies and procedures


Signals and track/road are monitored and confirmed in accordance with organisational policies and procedures


Assist with handing over or stabling train


Appropriate assistance is provided when stabling train in accordance with safeworking system requirements, operational instructions and organisational policies and procedures


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


During handing over or stabling train, documentation relevant to train and activities undertaken in transit is updated and provided to relief crew or is completed and forwarded to appropriate personnel in accordance with organisational policies and procedures


Relevant housekeeping activities are completed prior to handover/stabling in accordance with organisational policies and procedures