Manage physical resources

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 PUAMAN008B, 'Manage physical resources'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Manage physical resources' 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



1. Plan, determine and review physical resource requirements

1.1 Resource requirements are determined in line with demonstrated needs.

1.2 Cost benefit analyses demonstrate the return to the organisation.

1.3 Resource requirements are consolidated, rationalised and prioritised across workplaces.

1.4 Resource requirements are negotiated and acquired in the context of organisational priorities and budget.

1.5 Replacement/acquisition/refurbishment of major items are scheduled based on expected lifetime of equipment and anticipated needs of the organisation.

2. Direct and coordinate the acquisition and allocation of physical resources

2.1 Resources are acquired and deployed in accordance with organisational needs.

2.2 Resources inventory is established and maintained for easy tracking of resource location/history.

2.3 Maintenance schedules and budgets are developed and approved in consultation with stakeholders with due regard to occupational health and safety needs and in accordance with organisational policies and procedures.

2.4 Systems are developed and implemented which facilitate collection, processing and management of data on resource use and maintenance/asset management.

2.5 Resource performance is evaluated against agreed standards, to ensure efficient, effective and safe operation.

2.6 Resource use is maintained to ensure operational requirements are met.

2.7 Resources are re-allocated or disposed in accordance with organisational policy and procedures as necessary for maximum performance across the organisation.

3. Evaluate and report on physical resource provision

3.1 Effectiveness of resource acquisition and allocation is monitored and assessed to meet organisational needs.

3.2 Inefficiencies in resources provision are identified and corrected.

3.3 Acquisition and allocation of resources and costs incurred are recorded and reported.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PUAMAN008B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA41004 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Leadership)
  • PUA60704 - Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Community Safety)
  • PUA52310 - Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)
  • PUA50501 - Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management)
  • PUA52312 - Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)
  • PUA41012 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Leadership)
  • PUA52412 - Diploma of Public Safety (Biosecurity Response Management)
  • PUA60712 - Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Community Safety)
  • PUA50513 - Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management)