Manage rail freight 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 TLIL5070, 'Manage rail freight operations'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Manage rail freight operations' 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 freight operations

1.1

Goals of rail freight operations are identified and explained

1.2

Principal factors involved in rail freight operations are identified and outlined

1.3

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

1.4

Resources, equipment and relevant information for rail freight operations are identified and obtained

1.5

Methods by which rail freight operations can be measured are identified and implemented

1.6

Australian and international standards used in rail freight operations are identified, explained and followed

2

Optimise rail freight operations

2.1

Factors that contribute to optimal rail freight operations are identified and explained

2.2

Strategies for ensuring optimal rail freight operations are maintained, are developed and implemented

2.3

Methods by which optimal rail freight operations can be measured are developed and applied

2.4

Information and decision support systems that aid optimal rail freight operations are identified, explained and used

3

Incorporate rail freight safety requirements into organisational safety management system

3.1

SMS elements that contribute to rail freight operations are identified and explained

3.2

Plans used to implement staff safeworking practices in freight operations are identified and explained

3.3

Communications protocols used to implement plans for safe freight operations are identified, explained and applied

3.4

Hardware equipment used in pro-active safe freight operations is identified, explained and accessed

3.5

Staff resources used in safe freight operations are identified, explained, obtained and maintained

4

Develop and implement rail freight operations emergency response procedures

4.1

Emergency equipment used in event response is confirmed and documented

4.2

Rail freight operations emergency response procedures are communicated to relevant personnel in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

4.3

Post event reporting requirements are identified, explained and documented

4.4

Rail freight operations emergency response training requirements are planned and actioned in accordance with organisational policies and procedures