Operate minor track equipment

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 TLIW3027, 'Operate minor track equipment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Operate minor track equipment' 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.


Perform pre-operational equipment checks


Detailed pre-operational equipment checks are conducted in accordance with manufacturer specifications and organisational procedures


Logbooks are checked and completed in accordance with organisational requirements and manufacturer specifications


Problems with equipment are identified and rectified in accordance with workplace procedures


Identified problems are reported and documented in accordance with organisational procedures


Obtain approval to place on track


Protection officer is identified


Protection officer or person in charge of work (PICOW) is contacted to obtain approval to place minor equipment on track, and to move to designated track at nominated location in accordance with organisational procedures


Prepare, operate and monitor minor equipment on track


Equipment is travelled to worksite or nominated signal/yard location


Equipment is prepared for work


Equipment is operated in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with relevant codes of practice, safeworking systems, and manufacturer and organisational procedures


Equipment is operated in accordance with organisational standards and specifications


Warning systems are monitored and responded to appropriately during operation


Remove equipment from track


Approval is requested from the protection officer or PICOW to direct when and where to off track equipment


Equipment is propelled to nominated off-track location


Protection officer or PICOW is contacted and informed that all equipment is off-tracked


Equipment is left stored in appropriate manner and location to ensure its security and protection


Perform post- operational equipment procedures


Post-operational equipment checks are conducted to identify defects and maintenance requirements in accordance with manufacturer specifications and organisational procedures


Identified problems are reported in accordance with organisational procedures


Post-operating service schedule is performed in accordance with organisational procedures


Complete documentation


Logbooks are checked and completed accurately


Documentation is completed accurately in accordance with organisational procedures


Documentation is processed in accordance with organisational procedures