Provide emergency response to dangerous incidents

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 CSCSAS016, 'Provide emergency response to dangerous incidents'.
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



Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Develop a strategic response to incidents

1.1 Assess and report on the nature, extent and degree of threat from the incident.

1.2 Establish communication channels to allow required exchange of information with key people and relevant support agencies.

1.3 Analyse resources and vulnerability of the situation and report issues to key people.

1.4 Identify immediate action required and take action.

2. Apply emergency strategies

2.1 Comply with safety and security procedures in all actions.

2.2 Select and use personal protective equipment according to the requirements of the situation.

2.3 Guard and protect the welfare of people as the first priority in any action.

2.4 Maintain safe access and exit according to situational analysis.

2.5 Assess, select and apply controls to achieve objectives with minimum damage to people and the environment.

2.6 Provide immediate response to threat or danger to colleagues while preserving personal safety.

2.7 Identify and report inability to respond or obstacles to response and seek instructions and support.

3. Monitor the environment and the incident

3.1 Constantly assess factors that may create or increase risk of injury or damage, and report them to authorised people.

3.2 Maintain protection of evidence.

3.3 Monitor hazard controls to ensure continued effectiveness and accuracy of information.

3.4 Monitor and maintain own and colleagues’ safety.

3.5 Identify and report changes in behaviour and conditions.

4. Evaluate and review the effectiveness of the response

4.1 Document the incident accurately.

4.2 Review and analyse experiences and observations of the incident and report on issues.

4.3 Provide constructive and accurate observations in team discussions and analysis.

4.4 Support formal organisational and personal debriefings and make positive contributions to requirements.

4.5 Identify support needed by team members and provide this according to organisation's procedures.

4.5 Identify training needs and opportunities to improve skills required for effective emergency response.

4.6 Investigate options for training and provide expertise to inform training programs.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CSCSAS016 appears in the following qualifications:

  • CSC40115 - Certificate IV in Correctional Practice