Unit of competency details

AURMDA005 - Act as a marshal at motor sport events (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AURMDA3005 - Act as a marshal in a motorsport event 13/Apr/2016


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 092103 Sports Coaching, Officiating And Instruction  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 092103 Sports Coaching, Officiating And Instruction  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 perform the assigned duties of a marshal at a motor sport event. It involves pre-event preparation, and carrying out general or assigned duties, such as paddock marshal, assembly marshal, grid marshal, pit marshal, communications marshal, course marshal or sector marshal. It requires the ability to observe event conditions and activities in own area of responsibility and correctly apply rules and regulations to ensure safety and compliance.

It applies to those working in the motor sport industry. The unit does not apply to the role of a flag marshal.

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

Competency Field

Motor Sport

Unit Sector

Officiating

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. Make pre-event preparations

1.1 Event documentation is read and interpreted, including category rules and supplementary regulations

1.2 Personal documentation is checked to ensure it is current and suitable

1.3 Personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements are identified, prepared and checked for safe and operational condition

1.4 Conditions  on the day are prepared for

1.5 Pre-race briefing session is attended and own role and responsibilities are confirmed

2. Prepare allocated post

2.1 Location of allocated post is confirmed and other team members are identified

2.2 Location is assessed for risks, and emergency escape route is planned according to category rules, supplementary regulations and safety requirements 

2.3 Allocated post and required equipment are set up according to category rules and supplementary regulations

2.4 Communication system is checked for operation according to manufacturer procedures, category rules and supplementary regulations

3. Carry out marshalling duties

3.1 Communication is maintained with chief marshal and other official personnel as required and according to category rules and supplementary regulations

3.2 Event conditions are monitored and flags, signals or announcements are responded to according to category rules and supplementary regulations

3.3 Emergency situations are responded to according to category rules and supplementary regulations and within limits of own authority

3.4 Participant reactions to decisions are managed and conflict situations dealt with according to category rules and supplementary regulations

3.5 Incidents and observations from event are recorded for inclusion in the final report according to category rules and supplementary regulations

4. Complete work processes

4.1 Equipment, including communication equipment, is checked, maintained and returned according to category rules and supplementary regulations

4.2 Marshalling post is cleaned and secured

4.3 Written final report is prepared for chief marshal according to category rules and supplementary regulations

4.4 Post-meeting debriefing session is attended

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:

  • apply procedures to different situations and motor sport events.

Reading skills to:

  • interpret category rules and supplementary regulations.

Writing skills to:

  • document incidents and observations during event according to event procedures.

Oral communication skills to:

  • communicate information to other event officials, drivers and the public during the event.

Numeracy skills to:

  • use basic mathematical operations, including addition and subtraction, to work with dates, times and simple numbers.

Planning and organising skills to:

  • determine functional emergency escape route.

Teamwork skills to:

  • work as part of a team to ensure event is run safely and efficiently.

Technology skills to:

  • operate communication devices, such as two-way radios.

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.

Conditions  must include:

  • weather
  • personal comfort.

Safety requirements  must include:

  • work health and safety (WHS) and occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements, including procedures for:
  • selecting and using PPE
  • identifying hazards and managing risks.

Unit Mapping Information

Equivalent to AURMDA3005 Act as a marshal in a motorsport event

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:

  • act as a marshal at two different sanctioned motor sport events according to event rules and regulations, in which the work must involve:
  • using communication equipment and hand signals to:
  • direct vehicles, competitors and spectators
  • liaise with officials
  • producing a final report of the event for the chief marshal.

Knowledge Evidence

Individuals must be able to demonstrate knowledge of:

  • work health and safety (WHS) and occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements relating to acting as a marshal at a motor sport event, including procedures for:
  • selecting and using personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • identifying hazards and managing risks
  • motor sport events detailed in performance evidence, including:
  • organisational structures of events, including authority and communication lines
  • category rules and supplementary regulations of events
  • motor sport officiating, including:
  • responsibilities and tasks of a marshal
  • protocols for communicating with other event officials
  • personal preparation, resources and equipment required for officiating
  • communication techniques, including:
  • radio protocols and hand signalling
  • types and meaning of motor sport flags and light signals
  • basic conflict management techniques
  • applicable commonwealth, state or territory legislation, regulations, standards and codes of practice relating to motor sport officiating, including safety and environmental regulations
  • organisational policies and procedures relating to acting as a motor sport marshal, including:
  • ethical requirements
  • emergency response procedures
  • reporting and recording procedures
  • planning processes for event.

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 having acted as a marshal at a motor sport event, e.g. event sign-on sheet.

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

The following resources must be made available:

  • two different sanctioned motor sport events
  • motor sport event officiating documentation, including:
  • rules and regulations
  • safety procedures and event procedures
  • motor sport event officiating equipment, including PPE.

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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