Conduct explosive trials

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 DEFEXO123, 'Conduct explosive trials'.
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. Prepare for trials

1.1 Obtain and confirm information on resource requirements and availability.

1.2 Prepare information support systems for the trial, including achievable reporting and recording processes.

1.3 Negotiate and resolve coordination issues with others affected by the trial.

2. Conduct trials

2.1 Identify and liaise with trial planners.

2.2 Implement, monitor and amend trial plan based on changing circumstances.

2.3 Allocate resources to trial tasks in accordance with the plan and resource availability.

2.4 Collect and record data generated by the trial in accordance with the agreed methodology.

3. Report on results of trials

3.1 Report data generated by the trial.

3.2 Provide options and recommendations resulting from the trial in a clear and comprehensive format.

3.3 Produce and maintain post-trial reports, statistical reports and other records in accordance with requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

DEFEXO123 appears in the following qualifications:

  • DEF42115 - Certificate IV in Explosive Ordnance Maintenance
  • DEF42315 - Certificate IV in Explosive Ordnance Manufacture
  • DEF52215 - Diploma of Explosive Ordnance Manufacture