Unit of competency details

AURJTB001 - Diagnose and repair motorcycle braking systems (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 14/Apr/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AURJTB3001 - Diagnose and repair motorcycle braking systems 13/Apr/2016


Training packages that include this unit

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030503 Vehicle Mechanics  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030503 Vehicle Mechanics  09/Aug/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comment 

Release 1 

New unit of competency.

Application

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the braking systems of motorcycles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working on motorcycles in the automotive service and repair industry.

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

Competency Field

Mechanical - Motorcycle

Unit Sector

Technical - Brakes

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements 

Elements describe the essential outcomes. 

Performance Criteria 

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold and italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Prepare to diagnose and repair motorcycle braking system

1.1 Job requirements are determined from workplace instructions

1.2 Diagnostic information is sourced and interpreted

1.3 Diagnostic options are analysed and those most appropriate to the circumstances are selected

1.4 Hazards associated with the work are identified and risks are managed

1.5 Diagnostic tools and equipment are selected and checked for serviceability

2. Diagnose braking system

2.1 Diagnostic tests are performed according to workplace procedures, and safety and environmental requirements 

2.2 Faults are identified from diagnostic test results and causes of faults are determined

2.3 Diagnosis findings are reported according to workplace procedures, including recommendations for necessary repairs or adjustments

3. Repair braking system

3.1 Repair information is sourced and interpreted

3.2 pair options are analysed and those most appropriate to the circumstances are selected

3.3 Repair tools, equipment and materials are selected and checked

3.4 Repairs and component replacements and adjustments are carried out according to manufacturer specifications, workplace procedures, and safety and environmental requirements, and without causing damage to components or system

3.5 Post-repair testing is carried out according to workplace procedures to confirm fault rectification, and any further problems detected as having been introduced during the repair process are rectified

4. Complete work processes

4.1 Final inspection is made to ensure work is to workplace expectations and motorcycle is presented ready for use

4.2 Work area is cleaned, waste and non-recyclable materials are disposed of, and recyclable material is collected

4.3 Tools and equipment are checked and stored according to workplace procedures

4.4 Workplace documentation is processed according to workplace procedures

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance and are not explicit in the performance criteria.

Skills 

Description 

Learning skills to:

  • locate appropriate sources of braking system information efficiently.

Reading skills to:

  • interpret information from manufacturer and workshop literature when seeking braking system specifications and procedures.

Writing skills to:

  • legibly and accurately fill out workplace documentation when reporting diagnostic findings, making repair recommendations, and recording parts and material used.

Oral communication skills to:

  • clarify instructions
  • report diagnostic findings and make repair recommendations.

Numeracy skills to:

  • measure braking system components and use basic mathematical operations, including addition and subtraction, to calculate distances, tolerances and deviations from manufacturer specifications.

Planning and organising skills to:

  • plan own work requirements and prioritise actions to achieve required outcomes and ensure tasks are completed within workplace timeframes.

Technology skills to:

  • use braking system measuring equipment, such as vernier calipers, micrometers and brake drum micrometers.

Range of Conditions

This section specifies work environments and conditions that may affect performance. Essential operating conditions that may be present (depending on the work situation, needs of the candidate, accessibility of the item, and local industry and regional contexts) are included. Bold italicised wording, if used in the performance criteria, is detailed below.

Safety and environmental requirements  must include:

  • work health and safety (WHS) and occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements, including procedures for:
  • lifting and supporting motorcycles
  • managing and controlling brake dust and brake fluid
  • environmental requirements, including procedures for trapping, storing and disposing of brake dust and brake fluid released from braking systems.

Unit Mapping Information

Equivalent to AURJTB3001 Diagnose and repair motorcycle braking systems

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=b4278d82-d487-4070-a8c4-78045ec695b1

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comment 

Release 1 

New unit of competency.

Performance Evidence

Before competency can be determined, individuals must demonstrate they can perform the following according to the standards defined in this unit s elements, performance criteria, range of conditions and foundation skills:

  • diagnose and repair a fault in the following braking systems of two different motorcycles:
  • one hydraulically-operated two-wheel disc braking system, in which the work must involve:
  • removing, bleeding and adjusting hand brake lever and brake pedal, master cylinder, brake hose, brake calipers, brake pads and brake rotors
  • refitting or replacing them
  • one mechanically-operated drum braking system, in which the work must involve:
  • removing and adjusting hand brake lever and brake pedal, cables and rods, brake drums and shoes, and actuating mechanisms
  • refitting or replacing them.

Knowledge Evidence

Individuals must be able to demonstrate knowledge of:

  • work health and safety (WHS) and occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements relating to diagnosing and repairing motorcycle braking systems, including procedures for:
  • lifting and supporting motorcycles
  • managing and controlling brake dust and brake fluid
  • environmental requirements, including procedures for trapping, storing and disposing of brake dust and brake fluid released from braking systems
  • operating principles of motorcycle braking systems and associated components, including:
  • levers
  • friction
  • hydraulics, including force, pressure and area relationship
  • application, purpose and operation of motorcycle disc and drum braking systems and components, including:
  • master cylinders
  • brake fluids
  • disc brake systems, including:
  • types of brake discs
  • disc pads
  • self-adjustment of disc pads
  • fixed, floating and multi-piston brake calipers
  • drum brake systems, including:
  • self-energising, servo effect
  • mechanically operated systems
  • hydraulically operated systems
  • manual and self-adjustment systems
  • combined braking systems
  • diagnostic testing procedures for motorcycle braking systems, including:
  • operational testing of master cylinder
  • testing brake fluid
  • operational testing of disc and drum brake, including rod and cable checking and measurement
  • measuring and evaluating brake drums, shoes, discs and pads
  • repair procedures for motorcycle braking systems, including:
  • procedures for removing, replacing and adjusting hydraulic system components, including master cylinder, switches, brake hoses and lines, rods and cables, disc calipers and disc pads, brake drums, brake shoes and wheel cylinders
  • procedures for removing, replacing and adjusting mechanical braking system components, including brake lever, rods and cables, brake drums and brake shoes
  • methods of bleeding brake systems
  • post-repair testing procedures for motorcycle braking systems, including procedures for:
  • brake bedding-in
  • road testing.

Assessment Conditions

Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.

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

Assessment must include direct observation of tasks.

Where assessment of competency includes third-party evidence, individuals must provide evidence that links them to the motorcycle braking systems that they have worked on, e.g. repair orders.

Assessors must verify performance evidence through questioning on skills and knowledge to ensure correct interpretation and application.

The following resources must be made available:

  • motorcycle repair workplace or simulated workplace
  • workplace instructions
  • manufacturer motorcycle braking system specifications
  • two different motorcycles with faults in the braking systems specified in the performance evidence
  • diagnostic equipment for motorcycle braking systems
  • tools, equipment and materials appropriate for repairing motorcycle braking systems.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=b4278d82-d487-4070-a8c4-78045ec695b1

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=b4278d82-d487-4070-a8c4-78045ec695b1

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