Acceptance test new systems and equipment

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 ICTTEN5058A, 'Acceptance test new systems and equipment'.
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



1. Prepare to conduct acceptance testing

1.1. Obtain installation and commissioning documents and planning specifications from appropriate personnel to ensure the installed system is as planned and specified

1.2. Visually inspect new installation and verify compliance of the system against relevant legislation, codes, regulations and standards

1.3. Select and obtain required test equipment for suitability of acceptance testing

1.4. Prepare acceptance schedule and test criteria in consultation with appropriate personnel

2. Conduct acceptance testing

2.1. Undertake and analyse performance tests to ensure measurements meet with predetermined specifications and approved operating margins

2.2. Verify performance levels to be within tolerance specifications

2.3. Test protection mechanisms to ensure performance criteria meets the specified standard

2.4. Test alarms for satisfactory operation

2.5. Refer identified problems to appropriate personnel for remedial action

2.6. Record all acceptance test procedures and results

3. Complete administrative tasks

3.1. Complete acceptance documentation including recommendations

3.2. Notify appropriate personnel and obtain sign off

Qualifications and Skillsets

ICTTEN5058A appears in the following qualifications:

  • ICT50210 - Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering
  • ICT50410 - Diploma of Radio Frequency Networks
  • ICT50110 - Diploma of Optical Networks