Install and maintain rail bonding systems

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 TLIS2004, 'Install and maintain rail bonding systems'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Install and maintain rail bonding systems' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to 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.


Plan the installation and maintenance of the relevant bonding systems


Works order including drawings, plans and material lists is received/accessed, analysed and confirmed as required by site inspection


Work is assessed and prioritised in accordance with works scheduled


Site relevant electrical permits are accessed and/or obtained as required


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


Resources including personnel, plant, equipment and tools are identified and scheduled


Liaison and communication issues with other personnel, authorities, clients and landowners are resolved


Prepare the worksite


Personnel participating in the task, including plant operators and contractors, are fully briefed


Site preparation is completed in accordance with works order


Specialist testing and earth equipment is inspected as required and replaced if defective


Road signs, barriers and warning devices are positioned as required


Safeworking practices are observed on or about the running track/line


Install and maintain bonding system cables


Systems and circuits are isolated as required, proved safe to work on in accordance with work plan and electrical permits are issued/accepted/relinquished as required


Cable and surrounds, including rail and other surfaces, are prepared to appropriate specifications


Bonds are attached in accordance with specifications


Joint and termination procedures are carried out in accordance with authorised work procedures


Continuity testing procedures are carried out as required


System is commissioned following visual inspection and the completion of other testing


Conduct post-operational activities


Worksite is rehabilitated in accordance with workplace procedures


Work is completed in an agreed time and with minimum waste


Notifications, records and documentation for updating system data are completed