Operate bulk coal handling plant

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 UEPOPS310B, 'Operate bulk coal handling plant'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Operate bulk coal handling plant' 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




Plan and prepare work


Safety issues are identified to comply with enterprise/site requirements


Work, plant and resource requirements are identified from relevant personnel, information and documentation


Quality assurance requirements recognised and adhered to


Basic mineralogy information is interpreted and applied in accordance with enterprise/site requirements


Work schedule devised consistent with job requirements


The pad is prepared to receive coal for stockpiling including removal of contamination and drainage


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


Sequence for recommissioning of plant is determined to suit existing circumstances in accordance with enterprise/site requirements


Where appropriate, the teams and individuals roles and responsibilities within the team are identified and, where required, assist in the provision of the on-the-job training


Operate machine/plant


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


Plant is operated in accordance with enterprise and manufacturer operating procedures


Plant is monitored and observed to detect deviations from normal operating conditions


Corrective actions taken or reported, to rectify abnormalities, are in accordance with industry standards and site requirements


Plant to be removed from service is locally identified and isolated in accordance with enterprise/site standards and requirements


Corrective actions are taken in accordance with safety rules and site requirements when abnormalities are identified during the removal from service


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


Coal is placed in predetermined stockpile location in accordance with enterprise/site procedures


Reclaim specifications are received, personnel dispatch area is notified of the requirement and equipment is made ready to dispatch and reclaim product


Specified coal is blended, loaded, sampled and dispatched in accordance with enterprise/site procedures


Dispatch details are recorded in accordance with enterprise/site procedures


Test plant operation


Tests are performed in accordance with defined procedures applicable to the operational test


System and plant is observed for correct operational response


Correct action is taken when response is not in accordance with documentation, plant integrity or personnel safety requirements


Plant is returned to required operational status upon completion of test


Analyse system faults


Causes of abnormal plant operating conditions are identified by analysing the technical and operational information in a logical and sequential manner


Corrective action taken is in accordance with enterprise procedures


Plant integrity and personnel safety is maintained through consultation with appropriate personnel, and with reference to plant, technical and operational documentation


Appropriate supplementary personnel are arranged for local investigation or identified operational abnormalities


Inspect plant


Plant to be inspected is physically identified


Plant is inspected for expected operation or to detect deviations from normal operating conditions of the plant


Corrective action taken is in accordance with enterprise/site procedures


Appropriate personnel is notified when defects are detected


Complete documentation


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