Operate emergency equipment and apply emergency procedures

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 MARF3003A, 'Operate emergency equipment and apply emergency procedures'.
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


Apply emergency procedures


Emergencies are correctly identified according to organisational procedures


On becoming aware of an emergency or abnormal situation, organisational procedures for initial action are conformed with


Emergency and distress alerting systems are activated according to manufacturer instructions and organisational procedures


False distress alerts are avoided and appropriate action is taken in the event of accidental activation of a distress alert according to organisational procedures


Orders are acknowledged and followed


Allocated duties for emergency situations are performed according to organisational procedures


Communications are maintained with others to facilitate the emergency response process


Maintain integrity of emergency and distress alerting systems


Emergency and distress alerting systems maintenance requirements are specified and managed


Systems maintenance is audited for compliance


Systems are assessed for useability and accessibility, and are reported according to organisational procedures


Procedures are followed to correct systems defects and deficiencies


Report and record emergency and distress alerting systems faults


Schedule for verifying and reporting faults is developed and implemented


Details and nature of faults are recorded and where possible rectified according to manufacturer instructions and organisational procedures


Reports on faults are provided and contain recommendations for improvements according to organisational procedures


Frequency of occurrence of faults is monitored and reported according to organisational procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

MARF3003A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MAR30113 - Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Integrated Rating)
  • MAR40113 - Certificate IV in Maritime Operations (Chief Integrated Rating)