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Unit of competency details

AHCPGD205 - Prepare a grave site (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCPGD205A - Prepare a grave siteThis unit is equivalent to AHCPGD205A Prepare a grave site. 26/Jun/2016

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


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 110399 Personal Services, N.e.c. 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 110399 Personal Services, N.e.c. 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 prepare a gravesite.

It 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

Parks and gardens (PGD)

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 site for excavation

1.1 Identify work health and safety hazards, assess risks and report to the supervisor

1.2 Select and use personal protective clothing (PPE) and equipment

1.3 Select, prepare and use tools, equipment and machinery

1.4 Inspect surrounding monuments, masonry or headstones that threaten the stability of the new gravesite and remove if necessary, after consultation with supervisor

1.5 Use sludge pump to remove excess water if required

1.6 Mark gravesite out to suit coffin dimensions

2. Assist with the excavation

2.1 Assist with excavation of grave

2.2 Shore sides of grave where depth of grave exceeds 1.5 metres or as instructed

2.3 Cover surface area for 400 mm from the edge of the excavation with an approved material to ensure the integrity and stability of the soil

2.4 Secure gravesite with protective restraints to limit access to the site while being established and when left unattended

3. Backfill and enhance the gravesite following burial

3.1 Back-fill grave with soil free from large lumps, plant debris or waste material

3.2 Use backfilling techniques to consolidate the soil, to minimise cavities and to restore the ground to its original level

3.3 Replace surrounding monuments, masonry or headstones as necessary

3.4 Dispose of waste material and plant debris removed from the gravesite in an environmentally ssafe manner

3.5 Enhance gravesite as instructed

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 AHCPGD205A Prepare a grave site.

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

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.

The candidate must provide evidence that they can:

  • prepare site for excavation
  • assist with the site excavation
  • shore up sides of grave as required
  • backfill and enhance the gravesite following burial

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • principles and practices of grave site preparation
  • safe work practices working in and around confined spaces
  • the environmental implications of pumping sludge water from an excavation site and the effects it may have on surrounding gravesites
  • work health and safety responsibilities of employees

Assessment Conditions

Assessors must satisfy current standards for RTO's.

Links

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