Coordinate and Direct Switching Program

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 UEPOPS429A, 'Coordinate and Direct Switching Program'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria




Prepare for switching program


Qualifications/authorisations of personnel performing switching operations are established


Occupational health&safety standards, statutory/enterprise regulations, codes of practice and environmental requirements are identified, applied and monitored throughout the program


Contingency plans are evaluated and discussed with appropriate stakeholders and, where necessary, amendments are relayed to all relevant parties


Permits and access requirements are established prior to program commencement


Documentation is distributed to relevant parties prior to program commencement


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


Direct switching program


All parties involved in switching program are advised and directed to locations


Communication is established with all involved parties and maintained throughout duration of program


System schematic diagram or equivalent is updated as program proceeds


Access to plant is controlled in accordance with enterprise/site policy


Work groups are coordinated and directed in accordance with enterprise procedures


Permits issued are monitored and recorded in accordance with enterprise procedures


Switching program is controlled to ensure outage coincides with planned timetable


Maintain dynamic integrity of system


Switching program steps are verified before and after each operation


Steps are logged upon successful completion of each operation


System conditions/stability is constantly monitored in accordance with system requirements


Alternative program steps are quickly and accurately developed if/when unexpected problems occur


Complete documentation


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

Qualifications and Skillsets

UEPOPS429A appears in the following qualifications:

  • UEP50106 - Diploma of ESI Generation (Systems Operations)