Manage a rail yard or terminal

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 TLIL5069, 'Manage a rail yard or terminal'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Manage a rail yard or terminal' 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

Prepare to manage rail yard/terminal

1.1

Purpose of rail yard/terminal operations is identified and explained

1.2

Principal factors involved in rail yard/terminal operations are identified and explained

1.3

Methods by which rail yard/terminal operations can be measured are identified and implemented

1.4

Functionality and operability of rail yard/terminal layout is explained

1.5

Interfaces between rail transport operators who access or connect with the rail yard/terminal are explained

1.6

Chain of responsibility requirements are explained

2

Oversee rail yard/terminal operational requirements

2.1

Factors that contribute to optimal rail yard/terminal capacity and operational requirements are identified and communicated to appropriate personnel

2.2

Strategies for developing and maintaining optimal rail yard/terminal operational requirements are developed and implemented

2.3

Methods by which optimal rail yard/terminal operational requirements can be measured are developed and applied

2.4

Factors that could impact on scheduled activities are outlined and optimal rail yard/terminal operations and strategies to manage them are developed and implemented

2.5

Relevant communications systems and protocols are identified and implemented

2.6

Protocols for rolling stock arrivals or departures from the rail yard/terminal are developed and applied

3

Oversee rail yard/terminal resourcing requirements

3.1

Equipment required for rail yard/terminal operations is identified and obtained in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

3.2

Contractor/external service requirements are documented and their work is supervised as required, in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

3.3

Rail yard/terminal maintenance requirements are identified, arranged and supervised in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

3.4

Responsibilities at interfaces with other rail transport operators are defined and allocated in accordance with regulatory and organisational policies and procedures

4

Implement the organisational safety management system

4.1

Organisational safety management system (SMS) local safety requirements are identified and managed in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

4.2

Rail yard/terminal safety plans are identified, confirmed as appropriate and communicated to relevant personnel in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

4.3

Required safety equipment is confirmed and arranged in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

4.4

Movement of vehicles within rail yard/terminal is monitored to ensure compliance with SMS

4.5

Integrity of vehicles programmed for movements is monitored and suitable risk controls are applied to enable movements to proceed

4.6

Individual worksite areas within rail yard/terminal are protected to ensure they can be isolated safely

4.7

Stabling of vehicles within rail yard/terminal is monitored to ensure compliance with SMS

4.8

Contractor/visitor access protocols are implemented and communicated to relevant personnel in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

4.9

Security systems and protocols are identified, implemented and monitored in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

5

Develop and implement rail yard/terminal emergency procedures

5.1

Rail yard/terminal emergency equipment requirements are confirmed and documented

5.2

Rail yard/terminal hazards are identified, risks are assessed, and risk controls are developed and documented

5.3

Rail yard/terminal emergency response procedures are communicated to relevant personnel in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

5.4

Evacuation drills and debriefings are arranged in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

5.5

Issues arising from evacuation drills and/or debriefings are identified and addressed