Observe personal safety and social responsibility

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 MARF006, 'Observe personal safety and social responsibility'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Observe personal safety and social responsibility' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.


Plan and conduct work safely


Individual rights and responsibilities on board a vessel are interpreted and fulfilled


Work is planned in accordance with work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation and safety management system requirements


Work is carried out according to established performance standards


Hazards are identified as part of work planning and work processes


Identified hazards are addressed prior to starting work


Inadequacies in control measures are reported according to the safety management system


Incidents and injuries are reported according to organisational procedures


WHS/OHS housekeeping is undertaken in own work area


Contribute to WHS/OHS participation processes


WHS/OHS representatives and committees are supported to undertake their roles and responsibilities


WHS/OHS issues are raised according to organisational procedures


Contributions to WHS/OHS meetings, vessel inspections or other consultative activities are provided in a constructive manner to improve safety


Contribute to hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control activities


Vessel is checked for hazards using itemised checklists according to the safety management system


Identified hazards and inadequacies in risk controls are reported according to the safety management system


Contributions to risk assessments are made


Input is provided to development and implementation of control measures, with reference to the hierarchy of control


Where relevant, procedures and precautions for entry into pump room, fuel tanks or other confined spaces on a vessel are correctly followed


Participate in controlling WHS/OHS emergency situations


Scale of the emergency situation is correctly recognised


Prompt, accurate and clear information is given on raising alarm


Initial action is taken to control/confine emergency according to organisational procedures, taking account of the nature and scope of the emergency


Emergency response procedures are implemented


Complete WHS/OHS records


WHS/OHS records for vessel are correctly completed


Legal requirements for the maintenance of records of occupational injury and disease are followed

Qualifications and Skillsets

MARF006 appears in the following qualifications:

  • MAR50713 - Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 80 metres Near Coastal)
  • MAR50613 - Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 3 Near Coastal)
  • MAR50115 - Diploma of Maritime Operations (Engineer Watchkeeper)
  • MAR60215 - Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 1)
  • MAR60115 - Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Marine Engineering Class 2)
  • MAR30215 - Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Surveying)
  • MAR50415 - Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master up to 500 GT)
  • MAR60315 - Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Master Unlimited)
  • MAR30415 - Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Cookery)
  • MAR50315 - Diploma of Maritime Operations (Watchkeeper Deck)
  • MAR30116 - Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Integrated Rating)
  • MAR40116 - Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Chief Integrated Rating)

And the skillsets: