Manage First Response Team Operation

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 UEPOPS503A, 'Manage First Response Team Operation'.
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




Plan for the operation of the first response team


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


Requirements for the development of new procedures are identified and confirmed as required


Consultation with all key internal and external stakeholders to determine whether contingency plans require review is carried out in accordance with enterprise policy


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


Team members are identified and supported in relation to duties and responsibilities


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


Develop the first response team operational procedures


Instructions from relevant emergency services personnel are clarified and complied with


Procedures are researched, created, assessed and confirmed with the appropriate personnel


Procedures are planned and developed in accordance with statutory, enterprise/site requirements


Resources are identified, obtained and utilised for development of the response team


Procedures are documented and approved in accordance with statutory and enterprise procedures


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


Manage the operation of the first response team


Incidents are investigated, assessed and evaluated to prevent repetition of risk


Results and recommendations relating to incident investigations are documented and confirmed with the appropriate personnel and in accordance with enterprise procedures


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


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


De-briefing is conducted and findings are responded to in accordance with procedures


Review the operation of the first response team


Incident response is audited, and results are evaluated in accordance with enterprise procedures


Results are documented and reports/recommendations are confirmed with the appropriate personnel


Report outcomes of emergency response


Improvements to incident response procedures are identified and confirmed with the appropriate personnel.


Improvements to incident response procedures are implemented.