Manage logistics for a Level 2 incident

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Assessment Tool
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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
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Wiki Markup
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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
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Registered Training Organisations
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Establish logistics section

1.1 Initial briefing is obtained from Incident Controller.

1.2 Current forecast operational, planning and other incident activities and their resultant logistical requirements are determined.

1.3 Logistics Section objectives and tasks are identified.

1.4 Logistics structure appropriate to incident requirements is developed and required logistical resources are identified and obtained.

1.5 Logistics units are established, tasks are delegated and briefings are given to delegated personnel.

1.6 Safe work practices, and health and welfare arrangements for work area are implemented and monitored.

2. Develop logistics plans

2.1 Logistics plans required for the delivery of logistics resources, services, facilities and materials are identified and delegated to personnel for development.

2.2 Information required for the development and implementation of logistics plans is identified and sourced.

2.3 Logistics plans are produced on time and provided to personnel for implementation.

2.4 Logistics plans and components of plans required for inclusion in the Incident Action Plan (IAP) are developed.

2.5 Incident Management Team (IMT) members are briefed on progress of the logistics plans as required.

3. Manage activities for provision of logistics support

3.1 Financial management and oversight is maintained in accordance with the controlling agency's requirements.

3.2 Refreshment and sustenance are provided to incident personnel and support staff within agreed timeframes and in accordance with nutritional guidelines.

3.3 Transport for personnel, equipment, supplies and food is provided within required timeframes..

3.4 Equipment, vehicles and/or vessels are prepared, maintained and secured as required

3.5 Staging areas are established and maintained in accordance with operational requirements.

3.6 Medical support provided is consistent with the IAP requirements.

3.7 Communications systems, networks and equipment are established and maintained consistent with the incident communications plan and IAP requirements.

3.8 Locations and facilities where personnel work, sleep, cook, maintain and repair equipment are selected, established and managed based on agency criteria.

3.9 Requests for resources, services, facilities and materials are met and feedback is provided.

3.10 Facilities, services and materials are procured consistent with agency protocols and guidelines.

3.11 Reusable resources, equipment and materials are accounted for at the conclusion of the incident.

4. Manage logistics processes

4.1 Logistics requirements are managed in accordance with agency workplace policies.

4.2 Safe work practices, health and welfare arrangements for work area are implemented and monitored.

4.3 Logistics Section meetings are conducted as required.

4.4 Workload and progress against logistics plans are monitored.

4.5 Logistics plans are reviewed to meet current and projected incident requirements throughout the incident.

4.6 Information exchange between logistics and other incident sections is maintained.

4.7 Relationships between Logistics Section and external agencies and providers are established and maintained.

4.8 Records are kept of logistical transactions including resources requested, en route, allocated to, and released from the incident.

4.9 Record of activities is kept.

5. Participate in the IMT

5.1 IMT planning meetings are attended.

5.2 Strategic advice is provided to the IMT in regard to provision of resources, services, facilities and materials, and the prioritisation of requirements.

5.3 IMT is kept informed of logistical arrangements.

5.4 Incident Controller is briefed on analysis of progress against the logistics portion of the IAP as required.

5.5 Liaison with other members of the IMT is undertaken as required.

5.6 IMT is kept informed of status of inter agency and external supplier arrangements.

6. Monitor and review logistics functions

6.1 Allocation and performance of resources is monitored and reviewed.

6.2 Incident reports are produced as required.

6.3 After action reviews and post incident analyses are initiated and/or participated as required.

6.4 Briefings/debriefings are conducted as required.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PUAOPE022A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA50501 - Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management)
  • PUA42912 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Biosecurity Response Leadership)
  • PUA50513 - Diploma of Public Safety (Firefighting Management)