Establish and maintain the risk management system

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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
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 RIIRIS601A, 'Establish and maintain the risk management system'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Establish the framework for the system

1.1. Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to establishing and maintaining risk management systems to control risk

1.2. Develop the policy and objectives that express the organisation's commitment to risk management

1.3. Establish and implement the structure and framework for the risk management system

1.4. Define, allocate and document responsibilities for risk management in job descriptions and duty statement for all relevant positions

2. Establish processes to support the system

2.1. Develop, document and communicate detailed systems procedures covering risk identification, assessment, treatment, communication, consultation, monitoring and review

2.2. Provide or arrange appropriate development and/or training for those who have responsibilities within the risk management system

2.3. Identify, obtain and maintain information sources required to support the risk management system and make them available to those who implement the risk management processes

2.4. Provide information on known and intended process changes and enhancements to those responsible for implementing the risk management processes

2.5. Determine and make available organisation's criteria for assessing the acceptability of risks to those responsible for implementing risk management processes

2.6. Obtain and provide expert advice, as necessary, to those responsible for implementing risk management processes

3. Plan and facilitate the implementation of the system

3.1. Plan, schedule and document the systems coverage of the entire work environment

3.2. Monitor the system activities and achievement targets and provide and focus resources to ensure the work plan is satisfied

3.3. Provide support and encouragement to those responsible for the detailed system activities

3.4. Review and update the system work plan when changing circumstances are anticipated or occur

4. Audit the management processes

4.1. Formally audit risk management processes, including operating procedures and implementation processes, to ensure compliance and effectiveness

4.2. Respond to changed requirements disclosed during audits in a systematic and timely manner

4.3. Complete and retain risk management documentation including the reasons for and changes made to the system

5. Completion of records and reports

5.1. Ensure all risk management documentation is produced, processed and maintained

Qualifications and Skillsets

RIIRIS601A appears in the following qualifications:

  • RII60209 - Advanced Diploma of Extractive Industries Management
  • RII60709 - Advanced Diploma of Surface Coal Mining Management
  • RII60309 - Advanced Diploma of Underground Coal Mining Management
  • RII60109 - Advanced Diploma of Metalliferous Mining
  • RII60409 - Advanced Diploma of Drilling Management
  • RII60609 - Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction
  • RII60312 - Advanced Diploma of Underground Coal Mining Management