Manage rail yard 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 TLIL5072, 'Manage rail yard 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 yard 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 yard operations

1.1

Purpose of rail yard operations are identified and explained

1.2

Principal factors involved in rail yard operations are identified and explained

1.3

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

1.4

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

1.5

Rail yard layout, including yard limits and types of operations being carried out are identified and explained

2

Optimise rail yard operations

2.1

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

2.2

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

2.3

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

2.4

Factors that could impact on scheduled activities and optimal rail yard operations are outlined

2.5

Relevant communications systems and protocols are identified, explained and implemented

3

Manage rail yard resourcing requirements

3.1

Resources required for planned rail yard operations are identified, explained and obtained

3.2

Personnel required for planned rail yard operations are identified and acquired

3.3

Contractor/external service requirements are identified and monitored in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

3.4

Rail yard maintenance requirements are identified and actioned in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

4

Incorporate rail yard safety requirements into organisational safety management system

4.1

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

4.2

Rail yard safety plans are identified, explained and implemented

4.3

Safety equipment is identified and maintained

4.4

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

4.5

Contractor/visitor access protocols are identified, explained and implemented to ensure compliance with SMS

4.6

Security systems and protocols are identified and implemented

5

Implement rail yard emergency procedures

5.1

Rail yard emergency equipment requirements are identified

5.2

Rail yard emergency equipment is maintained

5.3

Rail yard emergency response procedures are identified, explained and conveyed to relevant people

5.4

Evacuation drills and debriefings are participated in as required