Maintain firefighting appliances

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 MARB3001A, 'Maintain firefighting appliances'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Maintain firefighting appliances' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria


Prepare to carry out maintenance


Details of firefighting equipment and systems are ascertained from manufacturer documentation and equipment certification documentation


Extent of maintenance to be conducted is established from maintenance schedule


Tools, equipment and testing devices needed to carry out maintenance work are obtained and checked for correct operation and safety


Carry out maintenance


Work is carried out according to maintenance schedule to ensure all items are correctly maintained


Equipment and systems are checked and tested according to established procedures to determine whether it functions correctly, complies with approval documentation and is not subject to deterioration or damage


Equipment and systems are adjusted or repaired within limits permitted by equipment certification and according to manufacturer instructions


Certification documentation for replacement equipment and systems is sighted to ensure it is identical to equipment it replaces, according to regulatory requirements


Equipment being withdrawn from service is isolated safely according to regulatory requirements


Spare equipment is maintained and suitably stored where it is not likely to suffer deterioration or damage


Complete maintenance work inspections and documentation


Detailed inspection of equipment and systems subject to maintenance work is arranged according to regulatory requirements


Results of inspections and maintenance activities are recorded according to regulatory and organisational requirements


Appropriate personnel are notified of completion of maintenance and details are documented according to regulatory and organisational requirements

Qualifications and Skillsets

MARB3001A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MAR30313 - Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Steam)