Coordinate and monitor surface water systems

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 NWP415B, 'Coordinate and monitor surface water systems'.
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



1Confirm SWMP performance measures.

1.1 Identify water flow requirements in surface water sources.

1.2 Identify water quality and quantity requirements, including release rates.

1.3 Identify environmental factors that may impact on water flows and quality.

1.4 Identify performance measures for the resource and operations.

1.5 Access historic information and consult stakeholders as required.

2Monitor the performance of assets.

2.1 Carry out monitoring and testing programs.

2.2 Correctly select, fit and use personal protective equipment.

2.3 Monitor assets to ensure performance meets specifications in the SWMP.

2.4 Schedule maintenance programs to meet current and potential problems.

3Monitor and coordinate processes.

3.1 Test and monitor water usage and quality according to the SWMP.

3.2 Coordinate processes to meet SWMP requirements and targets.

3.3 Take action to optimise system performance.

4Report the outcomes of testing and monitoring.

4.1 Analyse, record and report coordination and monitoring data according to organisational procedures and statutory requirements.

4.2 Identify and report current or potential problems.

Qualifications and Skillsets

NWP415B appears in the following qualifications:

  • NWP40107 - Certificate IV in Water Operations