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Unit of competency details

AHCLPW304 - Carry out inspection of designated area (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCLPW304A - Carry out inspection of designated areaThis unit is equivalent to AHCLPW304A Carry out inspection of designated area. 26/Jun/2016
Is superseded by and equivalent to AHCLPW312 - Carry out inspection of designated areaMinor changes to Application, minor changes to Performance Criteria. Added Foundation Skills Updated Performance Evidence, Knowledge Evidence and Assessment Conditions 23/Dec/2020

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


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 050901 Land, Parks And Wildlife Management  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 050901 Land, Parks And Wildlife Management  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 carry out an inspection of a designated area.

All work is undertaken in accordance with statutory and local authority requirements.

This unit applies to individuals who work under broad direction and use discretion and judgement in the selection and use of available resources.

Vehicle licenses apply to this unit. Specific determination should be sought through the relevant State or Territory.

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil.

Unit Sector

Lands, Parks and Wildlife (LPW)

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. Define area and target of inspection

1.1 Confirm location and size of area to be inspected

1.2 Identify features of natural environment in target area

1.3 Set frequency of inspection according to management strategy

1.4 Determine targets of inspection from management strategy

1.5 Confirm characteristics and favoured conditions for targets with management

2. Carry out risk assessment and minimisation

2.1 Check time and duration of inspection and notify relevant personnel

2.2 Identify risks to the environment associated with the inspection

2.3 Take precautions to minimise environmental risks associated with the inspection

2.4 Identify safety hazards associated with the inspection

2.5 Follow work health and safety policies and procedures to minimise safety risks

3. Prepare for inspection

3.1 Identify vehicles, equipment and materials required for the inspection

3.2 Check vehicles, equipment and materials for serviceability

4. Carry out inspection

4.1 Operate vehicles and equipment

4.2 Carry out inspection within the specified area

4.3 Identify and record target occurrence as required by the management strategy

4.4 Follow statutory requirements and enterprise protocols regarding entering private property

4.5 Follow regulatory requirements and enterprise procedures for dealing with landholders or their employees

4.6 Implement precautions to minimise risks to the environment and self

4.7 Note and report incursions of non-targeted threats

5. Establish the impact of the specified target

5.1 Collect information on potential impacts from stakeholders

5.2 Collect and analyse data on environmental hazards resulting from target presence

6. Prepare a report

6.1 Document collated data, inspection records and analysis of findings with appropriate recommendations

6.2 Report targets as required by legislation or regulation

6.3 Submit report to supervisor or other authority

6.4 Ensure samples submitted comply with legislative requirements or regulations

6.5 Clean and store equipment and materials according to industry standards

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 AHCLPW304A Carry out inspection of designated area.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.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 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:

  • define the scope and criteria on which to base inspection
  • define the hazards and risks to work health and safety and the environment associated with the inspection
  • conduct inspections, complying with statutory requirements and enterprise protocols for entry to private property
  • conduct inspections in a manner that minimises environmental impacts
  • operate equipment and vehicles according to organisation procedures
  • establish environmental impacts caused by the presence of the target
  • document the inspection findings and recommend follow up actions
  • apply work health and safety practices in the context of own work
  • take precautions to minimise environmental risks during inspection

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • risk management processes
  • characteristics of inspection targets
  • inspection procedures and techniques
  • monitoring techniques
  • reporting protocols
  • relevant legislative and regulatory requirements including environmental protection legislation

Assessment Conditions

Assessors must satisfy current standards for RTOs.

Links

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