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Unit of competency details

AURVTN008 - Clean vehicle body and door openings (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AURVTN2008 - Clean vehicle body and door cavities 13/Apr/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 14/Apr/2016


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 039909 Cleaning  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 039909 Cleaning  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 wash vehicle body exteriors and clean door, hatch and boot openings. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using cleaning equipment, cleaning and finishing products according to workplace instructions, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive detailing industry.

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

Competency Field

Vehicle Body

Unit Sector

Technical - Body

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 clean vehicle body and door openings

1.1 Job requirements are determined from workplace instructions

1.2 Vehicle manufacturer’s recommended cleaning methods, workplace procedures, and cleaning material safety data sheets (SDS) are sourced and interpreted

1.3 Cleaning products are selected and inspected for quality and suitability

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

1.5 Tools and equipment, including personal protective equipment (PPE), are identified and inspected for serviceability

1.6 Work is planned to identify cleaning methods, minimise waste, and prevent damage to vehicle

2. Wash and clean vehicle

2.1 Vehicle body exterior is washed and cleaned according to workplace procedures and customer requirements

2.2 Vehicle openings, bonnet surrounds, and sill panels are washed and cleaned according to workplace procedures and customer requirements

2.3 Equipment and cleaning and protection products are used according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations, workplace procedures, and safety and environmental requirements 

2.4 Washing and cleaning are completed according to workplace procedures and environmental requirements, and without causing damage to vehicle electrical and fuel components

3. Complete work processes

3.1 Final inspection is made to ensure work meets workplace expectations and vehicle is presented ready for use

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

3.3 Tools and equipment are checked, reported if faulty, and stored according to workplace procedures

3.4 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 information efficiently.

Writing skills to:

  • legibly and accurately fill out workplace documentation.

Oral communication skills to:

  • clarify instructions and procedures
  • clearly report issues or outcomes.

Numeracy skills to:

  • use basic mathematical operations, including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, to calculate ratios for dilution rates.

Planning and organising skills to:

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

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:
  • selecting and using PPE
  • using tools and equipment
  • using SDS for cleaning products
  • handling and storing cleaning material
  • environmental requirements, including procedures for trapping, storing and disposing of waste materials and cleaning chemicals.

Unit Mapping Information

Equivalent to AURVTN2008 Clean vehicle body and door cavities

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.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 standard defined in this unit’s elements, performance criteria, range of conditions and foundation skills:

  • wash and clean vehicle bo dy and door openings on six different vehicles.

Knowledge Evidence

Individuals must be able to demonstrate knowledge of:

  • work health and safety (WHS) and occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements relating to cleaning vehicle body and door openings, including procedures for:
  • selecting and using personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • using tools and equipment
  • using safety data sheets (SDS) for cleaning products
  • handling and storing cleaning material
  • environmental requirements, including procedures for trapping, storing and disposing of waste materials and cleaning chemicals
  • methods and techniques for:
  • preparing and applying detailing and cleaning products
  • using cleaning and washing equipment
  • methods for protecting vehicles while cleaning vehicle body exterior and door openings
  • procedures for final inspection of vehicle body and door openings.

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 vehicles that they have cleaned, e.g. work 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:

  • automotive detailing workplace or simulated workplace
  • workplace instructions
  • SDS for cleaning products
  • six different vehicles requiring cleaning and detailing
  • tools, equipment and materials appropriate for cleaning vehicle body and door openings, including:
  • cleaning materials required to wash and clean vehicle bodies
  • required PPE.

Links

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

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