Manage and control fishing operations

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 SFIFISH402C, 'Manage and control fishing operations'.
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



1. Manage crew during fishing operations

1.1. Sufficient qualified and competent crew members are marshalled at the worksite prior to beginning operations.

1.2. Crew members are fully informed by clear, timely and accurate communication of their responsibilities at all stages of the fishing operation.

1.3. Activities are coordinated into a sequence that ensures safe and efficient operation.

1.4. Unsafe, environmentally hazardous or inefficient practices are identified and rectified.

1.5. Abnormal situations are recognised and crew is promptly and clearly instructed to minimise the danger to crew and vessel and the disruption to operations.

2. Control the vessel during fishing operations

2.1. Safety of the vessel and crew is maintained.

2.2. Vessel is orientated according to fishing operations, wind, sea and current to maximise safety.

2.3. Fishing operation is positioned to minimise interference with others.

2.4. Vessel speed is controlled according to fishing operations and prevailing weather and sea conditions at all stages of the operation to maximise safety.

2.5. Effects of abnormal situations on crew, environment and vessel safety and disruption to operations are minimised.

2.6. Vessel stability is maximised during all stages of the fishing operation.

3. Manage the compliance with regulations

3.1. Crew is managed to comply with all relevant regulations.

3.2. Catch reporting systems are used according to fisheries regulations.

3.3. Vessel monitoring systems are used according to fisheries regulations.

3.4. Advice is offered to develop industry policy, regulations and procedures.