Unit of competency details

AHCMOM205 - Operate vehicles (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 27/Jun/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCMOM205A - Operate vehiclesThis unit is equivalent to AHCMOM205A Operate vehicles 26/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this unit

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030515 Automotive Vehicle Operations  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030515 Automotive Vehicle Operations  14/Oct/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

TP Version

Comment

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to operate and maintain vehicles.

All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, work health and safety requirements, manufacturer’s specifications and sustainability practices.

This unit applies to individuals who work under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work. They undertake defined activities and work in a structured context.

Appropriate licenses for the operation of a vehicle are obtained where required.

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil.

Unit Sector

Machinery operation and maintenance (MOM)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare vehicle for use

1.1 Identify work health and safety hazards in the work area and report to the supervisor

1.2 Carry out routine checks and maintenance of vehicle prior to use

1.3 Identify faults or malfunctions and report for repair

1.4 Secure loads appropriately

1.5 Select and use suitable personal protective equipment

2. Drive vehicle

2.1 Drive vehicle in a safe and controlled manner

2.2 Identify and anticipate driving hazards and control through the application of safe and defensive driving techniques

2.3 Recognise environmental implications associated with vehicle operation and apply positive enterprise environmental procedures where relevant

3. Complete and record vehicle performance

3.1 Conduct shut-down procedures

3.2 Perform routine operational servicing and minor maintenance

3.3 Identify and report malfunctions, faults, irregular performance or damage

3.4 Clean and decontaminate (where necessary), secure and store vehicles

3.5 Maintain vehicle use records

Foundation Skills

Foundation Skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Range of Conditions

Unit Mapping Information

This unit is equivalent to AHCMOM205A Operate vehicles.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

TP Version

Comment

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Performance Evidence

The candidate must be assessed on their ability to integrate and apply the performance requirements of this unit in a workplace setting. Performance must be demonstrated consistently over time and in a suitable range of contexts.

The candidate must provide evidence that they can:

  • identify work health and safety hazards and report to supervisor
  • prepare the vehicle for use
  • drive the vehicle in a safe and controlled manner
  • minimise environmental impacts of vehicle use
  • shut the vehicle down
  • carry out routine checks and maintenance
  • secure loads
  • maintain vehicle use records
  • follow enterprise work health and safety policies

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • components, controls and features of vehicles and their functions
  • operating principles and operating methods
  • load limits and the principles of weight distribution with regard to load shifting and vehicle movement
  • effects of adverse surface and terrain conditions on the operation of vehicles
  • Environmental Codes of Practice with regard to the operation of vehicles
  • relevant State and Territory legislation and regulations with regard to licensing, road and traffic requirements

Assessment Conditions

Competency is to be assessed in the workplace or simulated environment that accurately reflects performance in a real workplace setting. All evidence collected must meet minimum requirements including industry standard timeframes for performance of tasks.

Assessors must satisfy current standards for RTOs.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72

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