Unit of competency details

AHCMOM501 - Manage machinery and equipment (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCMOM501A - Manage machinery and equipmentThis unit is equivalent to AHCMOM501A Manage machinery and equipment 26/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
AHC - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training PackageAgriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package 1.0-1.1,2.0 
ACM - Animal Care and Management Training PackageAnimal Care and Management Training Package 1.0 

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030717 Plant And Machine Operations  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030717 Plant And Machine 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 manage machinery and equipment.

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 take personal responsibility and exercise autonomy in undertaking complex work. They analyse and synthesise information and analyse, design and communicate solutions to sometimes complex problems.

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

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. Evaluate machinery and equipment

1.1 Review and match operations of available machinery and equipment to production processes

1.2 Calculate operation and servicing costs of machinery and equipment to justify total purchasing price

1.3 Estimate productivity returns from machinery and equipment to identify benefit to production processes

1.4 Monitor machinery and equipment replacement cycles to identify improvement options and maximise life cycles of components

1.5 Acquire machinery and equipment through appropriate procurement options

2. Coordinate maintenance

2.1 Identify and schedule maintenance and service cycles to ensure servicing is according to manufacturer's specifications and production processes

2.2 Cost and arrange storing and housing of machinery and equipment

2.3 Document and record operational and service history

2.4 Identify and risk assess work health and safety hazards in the workplace and review and record risk controls

2.5 Provide, use, maintain and store suitable personal protective equipment according to work health and safety requirements

2.6 Develop and monitor repair and maintenance routines according to manufacturer's specifications and work health and safety requirements

3. Monitor operation

3.1 Make available, maintain and dispose of consumables and operational support materials according to enterprise requirements

3.2 Monitor environmental implications and workplace safety practices according to enterprise requirements

3.3 Ensure operational procedures are clear, documented and followed according to manufacturer's specifications

3.4 Provide operators with competent instruction and appropriate supervision according to work health and safety requirements

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 AHCMOM501A Manage machinery and equipment.

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 hazards and implement safe systems of work
  • monitor machinery and equipment operations
  • evaluate machinery and equipment
  • develop machinery and equipment operation and maintenance procedures in compliance with environmental Codes of Practice and work health and safety and hazardous substances legislation
  • schedule, supervise and record the service and maintenance of machinery and equipment
  • monitor machinery and equipment operations and maintenance, and review risk assessments periodically to ensure a safe operating environment
  • assess staff capability in machinery maintenance and operation, and provide training and mentoring

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • servicing and maintaining machinery and equipment within area of responsibility
  • methods of calculating the cost of machines and their contribution
  • training and instruction techniques for directing the learning of staff
  • relevant work health and safety and environmental issues, legislative requirements and Codes of Practice
  • work health and safety hazard identification, risk assessment and developing risk controls
  • environmental legislation and Codes of Practice with regard to maintenance of machinery and equipment, disposal of wastes and hazardous substances
  • legislative and enterprise requirements for work health and safety

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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