Coordinate first response team operation

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 UEPOPS404B, 'Coordinate first response team operation'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria




Coordinate the workplace emergency team


The purpose of the team is identified and, where necessary, clarified with relevant people


The duties and responsibilities of team members are identified


Instructions from supervising team members are carried out in accordance with enterprise/site procedures


Team members are supported in relation to duties and responsibilities


Appropriate team member identification is displayed in accordance with procedures


Cooperate with other emergency service(s) personnel


The roles and responsibilities of emergency service(s) personnel are clarified, where necessary


Role and authority of emergency services is conveyed to other team members


Instructions from relevant emergency services personnel are clarified and complied with


Guidance and assistance for emergency services is provided in accordance with enterprise/site procedures


Directions and advice are given to emergency service personnel and team members after appropriate site inspection


A plan to ensure personnel safety and plant integrity is developed in accordance with statutory, industry and site standards


Relevant documentation is obtained in accordance with procedures


Materials, equipment and resources required to satisfy the job are identified and obtained


Evaluate the emergency


Nature, extent and cause of the emergency is identified in accordance with procedures


Potential risk to personnel, equipment, environment and production is identified


Notification of emergency is undertaken in accordance with authorised procedures


Emergency evacuation procedures are followed where appropriate


Requirement for special expert assistance is identified


Incident is evaluated to prevent repetition of risk


Location of emergency is identified and most effective route to emergency is determined


Respond to emergency


Vehicles and buildings are secured and protected in accordance with site procedures


Potential sources of danger are isolated and warning signs/signals and barriers are put in place in accordance with site/enterprise procedures


Emergency responses are applied in accordance with site and/or enterprise safety procedures


Materials, equipment and resources required to satisfy the job are identified and obtained


Effective lines of communication are established if required


The use of personal protective clothing, equipment and/or procedures is monitored in accordance with procedures


Technical advice to emergency service personnel is given in accordance with procedures


Report outcomes of emergency response


Fire and emergency equipment is marked or positioned after use, in accordance with procedures, to indicate it requires servicing or replacing


The use of emergency equipment is reported according to procedures


De-briefing is attended and responded to in accordance with procedures


Effectiveness of emergency response is evaluated and recommendations are submitted for consideration