Unit of competency details

AHCINF203 - Maintain properties and structures (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCINF203A - Maintain properties and structuresThis unit is equivalent to AHCINF203A Maintain properties and structures. 26/Jun/2016


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 040301 Building Science And Technology  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 040301 Building Science And Technology  14/Oct/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release Number

TP Version

Comments

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain and repair properties and structures in situations that don’t require the specialist skills of another trade.

All work is carried out to comply with workplace procedures, work health and safety legislation and codes, 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.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil.

Unit Sector

Infrastructure (INF)

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. Identify and confirm maintenance requirements

1.1 Confirm work instructions with supervisor

1.2 Identify hazards and report to supervisor

1.3 Select and fit appropriate personal protective equipment

1.4 Inspect structures and facilities to locate and evaluate defects, deterioration and impending defects

1.5 Check property infrastructure and resources for correct operation, minor maintenance needs and damage

1.6 Confirm maintenance plan

2. Select and prepare tools, equipment and materials

2.1 Select and check tools, equipment and materials for serviceability

2.2 Identify and segregate for repair or replacement faulty or unsafe tools

2.3 Identify, assess and report existing and potential hazards to health and safety

2.4 Select and fit personal protective equipment

3. Carry out routine maintenance

3.1 Carry out routine maintenance to infrastructure, structures and facilities

3.2 Carry out minor repairs to building cladding and paint

4. Complete maintenance activities

4.1 Clean, maintain and store worksite, tools and materials

4.2 Collect, treat and dispose of or recycle unwanted materials and waste from maintenance activities

4.3 Complete workplace 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 AHCINF203A Maintain properties and structures.

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 Number

TP Version

Comments

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Performance Evidence

The candidate must be observed and repairing properties and structures, in a situation that does not require the specialist skills of another trade.

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 hazards and following safe work practices
  • interpret and apply task instructions
  • communicate with work team and supervisor
  • select, prepare and safely use of a broad range of tools
  • carry out routine maintenance to infrastructure, structures and facilities
  • store or dispose of unused or waste materials

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • characteristics, capabilities and limitations of materials, equipment and tools
  • operation of water taps and reticulation systems
  • types of building cladding and finishes, purpose and use
  • identification of defects and appropriate repair methods
  • appropriate selection of repair materials
  • work health and safety legislative requirements and Codes of Practice
  • relevant Codes of Practice and procedures with regard to protection of the environment

Assessment Conditions

Competency is to be assessed in the workplace or simulated environment that accurately reflects performance in a real workplace setting.

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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