Attend to breakdowns in hazardous areas - gas atmospheres

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Assessment Tool
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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
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Wiki Markup
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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 UEENEEM020A, 'Attend to breakdowns in hazardous areas - gas atmospheres'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria




Prepare to attend breakdown.


Nature of the breakdown is confirmed with appropriate personnel to establish the need to enter the hazardous area.


Maintenance records of equipment related to the reported breakdown are review for possible causes.


Safety to enter the hazardous area is established in accordance with established procedures and relevant clearance to do the work is obtained.


Testing devices and tools, anticipated as being needed for the work, are obtained and checked for correct operation and safety.


Evaluate extent of work.


OHS policies and procedures for working in a hazardous area are followed.


Extent of breakdown is evaluated and confirmed with appropriate personnel.


Other personnel required to determine cause and rectify breakdown is ascertained from available evidence and arrangements made for their attendance where applicable.


Extent of repair work is ascertained from available evidence and confirmed with appropriate personnel.


Limits of repair work that can be carried out in-situ are established with regards to explosion risk and in accordance with established procedures and requirements.


Arrange repair work.


Equipment is isolated in accordance with established procedures.


Circuits of equipment being withdrawn from service are terminated or isolated safely and in manner approved for the classification of the area.


Certification documentation for replacement equipment is sighted to ensure that it is identical with the equipment it replaces and is in accordance with the explosion-protection system design.


Repair work carried out in-situ is done in accordance with established procedures and requirements.


Confirm completion of work.


Explosion-protected equipment and systems are inspected and tested by appropriately qualified personnel after repairs are completed to ensure the integrity of the system.


Appropriate personnel are notified of the completion of the repair work and details are documented in accordance with established procedures and requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

UEENEEM020A appears in the following qualifications:

  • UEG30110 - Certificate III in Gas Industry Operations
  • UEE31810 - Certificate III in Hazardous areas - Instrumentation
  • UEE31710 - Certificate III in Hazardous areas - Electrician