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Unit of competency details

AHCMOM501 - Manage machinery and equipment (Release 2)

Summary

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

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 19/Dec/2018
(View details for release 1) 27/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this unit

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnUsage RecommendationRelease
AHC51516 - Diploma of ViticultureDiploma of ViticultureSuperseded1-2 
AHC50422 - Diploma of Horticulture ManagementDiploma of Horticulture ManagementCurrent
AHC50324 - Diploma of Production HorticultureDiploma of Production HorticultureCurrent
AHC50316 - Diploma of Production HorticultureDiploma of Production HorticultureSuperseded1-2 
AHC51416 - Diploma of Agribusiness ManagementDiploma of Agribusiness ManagementSuperseded
AHC50816 - Diploma of Production Nursery ManagementDiploma of Production Nursery ManagementSuperseded
ACM50421 - Diploma of Equine ManagementDiploma of Equine ManagementCurrent
AHC51116 - Diploma of Conservation and Land ManagementDiploma of Conservation and Land ManagementSuperseded1-4 
AHC50820 - Diploma of Nursery ManagementDiploma of Nursery ManagementCurrent1-2 
AHC51519 - Diploma of ViticultureDiploma of ViticultureSuperseded
AHC51524 - Diploma of ViticultureDiploma of ViticultureCurrent
AHC50416 - Diploma of HorticultureDiploma of HorticultureSuperseded1-5 
SFI50119 - Diploma of AquacultureDiploma of AquacultureCurrent1-2 
AHC50122 - Diploma of AgricultureDiploma of AgricultureCurrent
AHC50320 - Diploma of Production HorticultureDiploma of Production HorticultureSuperseded1-2 
ACM50417 - Diploma of Performance Horse ManagementDiploma of Performance Horse ManagementSuperseded
AHC50116 - Diploma of AgricultureDiploma of AgricultureSuperseded1-8 
AHC51120 - Diploma of Conservation and Ecosystem ManagementDiploma of Conservation and Ecosystem ManagementCurrent1-2 
AHC51422 - Diploma of Agribusiness ManagementDiploma of Agribusiness ManagementCurrent1-2 
AHC51016 - Diploma of Sports Turf ManagementDiploma of Sports Turf ManagementSuperseded
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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 

Comments 

Release 2

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 3.0.

Release 1

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 1.0.

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to coordinate, monitor and review the operation and maintenance of machinery and equipment for an enterprise.

This unit applies to individuals who apply specialised skills and knowledge to the management of machinery and equipment, and 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 apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil

Unit Sector

Machinery operation and maintenance (MOM)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements 

Performance Criteria 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Evaluate machinery and equipment usage

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 determine 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 the life cycle of components

1.5 Acquire machinery and equipment through appropriate procurement options

2. Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance

2.1 Identify and schedule maintenance and service cycles to ensure servicing is according to manufacturer 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 assess risks and hazards to health and safety in the workplace and review and record risk controls

2.5 Provide, maintain and store suitable personal protective equipment according to workplace health and safety procedures

2.6 Develop and monitor repair and maintenance routines according to manufacturer specifications and workplace health and safety procedures

3. Monitor operation

3.1 Make available for use, maintain and dispose of consumables and operational support materials according to workplace procedures

3.2 Monitor adherence to health and safety in the workplace and environmental practices according to workplace procedures

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

3.4 Provide operators with instructions and supervision according to health and safety standards and efficient workplace practices

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential for performance in this unit of competency but are not explicit in the performance criteria.

Skill 

Description 

Reading

  • Identify and interpret information regarding maintenance requirements for machinery and equipment

Writing

  • Document plans and prepare written reports for workplace personnel regarding machinery and equipment operation

Oral communication

  • Initiate discussions with staff, contractors and suppliers, using clear language to communicate machinery and equipment maintenance schedules and workplace procedures
  • Use clear communications with management to discuss estimates, servicing costs and budget

Numeracy

  • Estimate and calculate resources, machinery and equipment costs and servicing costs

Navigate the world of work

  • Identify and describe own workplace requirements associated with own role and area of responsibility
  • Monitor self and others adherence to workplace requirements including safety requirements

Interact with others

  • Use appropriate language and communication skills to disseminate information within work team
  • Provide instruction, supervision and mentoring to the work team

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

AHCMOM501 Manage machinery and equipment Release 2

AHCMOM501 Manage machinery and equipment Release 1

Minor changes to performance criteria and foundation skills

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides are available at VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 3.0.

Release 1

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

An individual demonstrating competency must satisfy all of the elements and performance criteria in this unit. There must be evidence that individual has coordinated, monitored and reviewed the operation and maintenance of machinery and equipment for an enterprise and has demonstrated the following on at least one occasion:

  • identified potential workplace hazards and implemented safe working systems for machinery and equipment operation
  • monitored machinery and equipment operations for a workplace
  • evaluated machinery and equipment requirements for a workplace
  • developed machinery and equipment operation and maintenance procedures according to health and safety guidelines, manufacturer specifications, workplace procedures and hazardous substances legislation
  • scheduled, supervised and recorded the service and maintenance of machinery and equipment
  • monitored machinery and equipment operations and maintenance requirements, and reviewed risk assessments periodically to ensure a safe operating environment
  • communicated effectively with staff
  • assessed staff capability in machinery maintenance and operation, and provided supervision and mentoring.

Knowledge Evidence

An individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge required to perform the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit. This includes 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
  • hazard identification, risk assessment and procedures for developing risk controls
  • workplace procedures, legislation and regulation requirements applicable to machinery and equipment maintenance and management
  • environmental legislation applicable to maintenance of machinery and equipment, disposal of waste and hazardous substances
  • workplace procedures applicable to health and safety in the workplace and machinery and equipment management.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment of skills must take place under the following conditions:

  • physical conditions:
  • a workplace setting or an environment that accurately represents workplace conditions
  • resources, equipment and materials:
  • machinery and equipment maintenance plans and schedules
  • machinery and equipment budgets
  • specifications:
  • machinery and equipment operation and maintenance manual and manufacturer specifications
  • workplace procedures and health and safety in the workplace procedures, legislation and regulation applicable to machinery and equipment maintenance and management
  • legislation and regulation requirements applicable to machinery and equipment management
  • environmental legislation applicable to maintenance of machinery and equipment, disposal of waste and hazardous substances
  • relationships:
  • team members
  • timeframes:
  • according to the job requirements.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides are available at VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72