Make and Spread a Stockpile

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 UEPOPS304A, 'Make and Spread a Stockpile'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Make and Spread a Stockpile' 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




Plan and prepare work


Safety issues are identified to comply with enterprise/site requirements


Machine requirements identified and verified from job specifications


Quality assurance requirements recognised and adhered to


Locations of services identified from plans and drawings (water, power, telephone)


Features (such as structures, designated parking areas, haul roads and unstable ground) are identified from site drawings


Services located on site verified and marked


Work schedule devised consistent with job requirements


Pre-operational checks are carried out on plant according to manufacturer recommendations and site requirements


Materials to be stockpiled identified from drawings and specifications


Prepare pad to receive coal for stockpiling, removal of contamination, drainage


Warning devices put in place prior to the commencement of stockpiling coal


Make stockpiles


Start up, park up, shut down procedures carried out in accordance with manufacturer and or site specific requirements


Machine and attachments are adjusted for varied weather and ground conditions


Safe grip and productivity maintained in varied conditions


Control levers used to produce smooth movement of attachments in a safe manner as described in manufacturer manual


Machine is monitored and observed to detect deviations from required operating conditions and faults acted upon are reported in accordance with site instructions/requirements


Emergency procedures are carried out in accordance with manufacturer and/or site requirements


Traffic flow and work area conditions are monitored and anticipated to facilitate safe operations


Inspection and fault finding are carried out in accordance with manufacturer and/or site requirements


Slope and height formed to job specifications and industry tolerances


Coal is packed tightly to prevent air ingress to prevent fires and weather channelling from rain water


Spread piles


Soil/rock/coal is safely removed from stockpiles


Site standard practices, including housekeeping, are carried out and reviewed, where necessary, to prevent contamination


Monitor and control contamination


Visual inspections and sampling results are monitored and reported to maintain specifications


Site standard practices, including housekeeping are carried out and reviewed where necessary to prevent contamination.


Complete documentation


Post operational check and minor maintenance is carried out on machine and/or accessories in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and site requirements


Documentation is updated and plant problems, movements, abnormalities and status are reported and logged in accordance with enterprise/site procedures