Work safely near power infrastructure

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 ICTOHS2153B, 'Work safely near power infrastructure'.
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. Conduct a risk assessment

1.1 Confirm work instructions with appropriate personnel and seek clarification if required

1.2 Select occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation, policy and procedures and technical standards relevant to the work and work site

1.3 Assess the risks from electrical, radiation, gas and other services in or adjacent to the worksite

1.4 Assess the safety of the worksite, other services and support structures using appropriate monitoring equipment

1.5 Complete a job safety analysis (JSA) or similar risk assessment record listing potential safety hazards associated with site and work requirements and report safety hazards to relevant personnel

1.6 Obtain and confirm permits from relevant authorities within scope of personal authority

1.7 Assess potential emergency situations relevant to the site

1.8 Note earthing arrangements for telecommunications infrastructure and any other services that impinge on the worksite

2. Develop hazard management plan

2.1 Propose strategies to manage potential safety hazards

2.2 Communicate hazard management strategies and confirm with co-workers

2.3 Establish and confirm safety procedures to ensure management of emergency situations

2.4 Obtain safety equipment and personal protective equipment

2.5 Delineate safe work zones and limits of approach to other services

2.6 Arrange road safety and traffic control measures

2.7 Implement safe strategies for working at heights and in confined spaces

3. Work safely

3.1 Use safety equipment and clothing effectively

3.2 Use ladders, climbing or lifting equipment to work safely at heights

3.3 Operate hand and power tools safely at heights

3.4 Work within identified safety zones and approach limits

3.5 Comply with enterprise and industry earthing practices

3.6 Monitor and manage risks throughout work procedures

3.7 Apply emergency procedures in the event of an incident

3.8 Reinstate the worksite to ensure the safety of telecommunications workers, the public and the telecommunications network

Qualifications and Skillsets

ICTOHS2153B appears in the following qualifications:

  • ICT40210 - Certificate IV in Telecommunications Network Engineering
  • ICT40410 - Certificate IV in Radio Frequency Networks
  • ICT40110 - Certificate IV in Optical Networks
  • ICT20513 - Certificate II in Telecommunications Fixed Wireless and Rigging Installation
  • ICT30713 - Certificate III in National Broadband Network Construction
  • ICT30813 - Certificate III in Telecommunications Fixed Wireless Installation
  • ICT30513 - Certificate III in Telecommunications Rigging Installation
  • ICT20613 - Certificate II in National Broadband Network Construction
  • ICT20213 - Certificate II in Telecommunications
  • ICT30313 - Certificate III in Telecommunications Cabling
  • ICT30413 - Certificate III in Telecommunications Digital Reception Technology
  • ICT40313 - Certificate IV in Telecommunications Radio Communications
  • ICT30213 - Certificate III in Telecommunications
  • ICT20413 - Certificate II in Telecommunications Digital Reception Technology
  • ICT20313 - Certificate II in Telecommunications Cabling
  • ICT30613 - Certificate III in Broadband and Wireless Networks
  • ICT40613 - Certificate IV in Telecommunications Networks Technology
  • ICT30113 - Certificate III in Broadband and Wireless Networks Technology

And the skillsets: