gathering evidence of operating ability over a range of situations A bank of

Gathering evidence of operating ability over a range

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gathering evidence of operating ability over a range of situations. A bank of scenarios / case studies / what ifs will be required as well as bank of questions which will be used to probe the reason behind the observable action. 5. Method of Assessment Competency may be assessed through: 5.1.Case studies on solving problems in the workplace 5.2. Observation The unit will be assessed in a holistic manner as is practical and may be integrated with the assessment of other relevant units of competency. Assessment will occur over a range of situations, which will include disruptions to normal, smooth operation. Simulation may be required to allow for timely assessment of parts of this unit of competency. Simulation should be based on the actual workplace and will include walk through of the relevant competency components. 6. Context for Assessment In all workplace, it may be appropriate to assess this unit concurrently with relevant teamwork or operation units. machiii 04/11/06 16
UNIT OF COMPETENCY: USE MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES UNIT CODE : 500311113 UNIT DESCRIPTOR : This unit covers the knowledge, skills and attitudes required in the application of mathematical concepts and techniques. ELEMENT Performance Criteria Italicized terms are elaborated in the Range of Variables 1. Identify mathematical tools and techniques to solve problem 1.1 Problem areas are identified based on given condition 1.2 Mathematical techniques are selected based on the given problem 2. Apply mathematical procedure/solution 2.1 Mathematical techniques are applied based on the problem identified 2.2 Mathematical computations are performed to the level of accuracy required for the problem 2.3 Results of mathematical computation is determined and verified based on job requirements 3. Analyze results 3.1 Result of application is reviewed based on expected and required specifications and outcome 3.2 Appropriate action is applied in case of error machiii 04/11/06 17
RANGE OF VARIABLES VARIABLE RANGE 1. Mathematical techniques May include but are not limited to: 1.1 Four fundamental operations 1.2 Measurements 1.3 Use/Conversion of units of measurements 1.4 Use of standard formulas 2. Appropriate action 2.1 Review in the use of mathematical techniques (e.g. recalculation, re-modeling) 2.2 Report error to immediate superior for proper action machiii 04/11/06 18
EVIDENCE GUIDE 1. Critical Aspects of Competency Assessment requires evidence that the candidate identified, applied and reviewed the use of mathematical concepts and techniques to workplace problems 2. Underpinning Knowledge 2.1 Fundamental operation (addition, subtraction, division, multiplication) 2.2 Measurement system 2.3 Precision and accuracy 2.4 Basic measuring tools/devices 3. Underpinning Skills 3.1 Applying mathematical computations 3.2 Using calculator 3.3 Using different measuring tools 4. Resource Implications The following resources MUST be provided: 4.1 Calculator 4.2 Basic measuring tools 4.3 Case Problems 5. Method of Assessment Competency may be assessed through: 5.1 Authenticated portfolio 5.2 Written Test 5.3

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