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Unit of competency details

CSCTRA003 - Navigate transport (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to CSCTRA203A - Navigate transportThis unit was released in CSC Correctional Services Training Package release 1.0 and meets the requirements of the Standards for Training Packages. 02/Aug/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 03/Aug/2015


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 099905 Security Services  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 099905 Security Services  02/Nov/2015 
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Unit of competency

Modification History

Release

Comments

1

This unit was released in CSC Correctional Services Training Package release 1.0 and meets the Standards for Training Packages.

This unit supersedes and is equivalent to CSCTRA203A Navigate transport.

Application

This unit describes the skills required to design efficient transport routes and navigate to a destination.

This unit applies to those navigating transport. These staff members may be from a range of occupational areas within correctional services and may include casual and contracted staff.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to, particularly those related to transport navigation.

Those undertaking this unit work in a coordinated team with moderate support required. The role requires navigation, communication and simple organisation skills.

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

Competency Field

Transport and escort

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes

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

1. Design efficient transport routes 

1.1 Check and confirm the destination and itinerary from the assignment information.

1.2 Prepare and check maps and navigation equipment and information for relevance to assignment.

1.3 Plot positions and destination according to the assignment requirements, information from maps and site locations.

1.4 Check map information and environmental conditions and confirm to determine a safe and timed route.

1.5 Check transport and receiving agencies to ensure that access and thoroughfare are available.

1.6 Confirm permission for access to restricted sites.

2. Navigate to destination 

2.1 Use records of route information and navigation aids to reach the destination.

2.2 Check and confirm locations according to procedures, safety margins and hazards.

2.3 Change routes when conditions and procedures require.

2.4 Report unexpected changes to plans.

2.5 Confirm arrival and conditions according to operating procedures.

2.6 Report transport details and incidents.

2.7 Check and confirm the status of equipment and report details and conditions.

Foundation Skills

The foundation skills demands of this unit have been mapped for alignment with the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). The following tables outline the performance levels indicated for successful attainment of the unit.

ACSF levels indicative of performance:

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Further information on ACSF and the foundation skills underpinning this unit can be found in the Foundation Skills Guide on the GSA website.

Unit Mapping Information

Supersedes and is equivalent to CSCTRA203A Navigate transport.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=114e25cd-3a2c-4490-baae-47d68dcd2fde

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=114e25cd-3a2c-4490-baae-47d68dcd2fde

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=114e25cd-3a2c-4490-baae-47d68dcd2fde

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=114e25cd-3a2c-4490-baae-47d68dcd2fde

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

Comments

1

These Assessment Requirements were released in CSC Correctional Services Training Package release 1.0 and meet the Standards for Training Packages.

Assessment requirements created.

Performance Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence must satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria. If not otherwise specified the candidate must demonstrate evidence of performance of the following on at least two occasions.

  • checking and confirming factors, options and potential problems in route preparation
  • interpreting maps and route directions for a range of routinely required destinations
  • changing plans to take into account new conditions and requirements
  • using and maintaining vehicles and related equipment according to manufacturer instructions
  • completing all records and reports required by the organisation

Knowledge Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence must satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria. If not otherwise specified the depth of knowledge demonstrated must be appropriate to the job context of the candidate.

  • organisation’s policies and procedures related to transport
  • manufacturer instructions for use and maintenance of vehicles and related equipment
  • navigational techniques

Assessment Conditions

Valid assessment of this unit requires a workplace environment or one that closely resembles normal work practice and replicates the range of conditions likely to be encountered by an individual responsible for navigating transport as part of a coordinated team including coping with difficulties, irregularities and changes to routine.

Assessors must satisfy the NVR/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=114e25cd-3a2c-4490-baae-47d68dcd2fde

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=114e25cd-3a2c-4490-baae-47d68dcd2fde

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=114e25cd-3a2c-4490-baae-47d68dcd2fde

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=114e25cd-3a2c-4490-baae-47d68dcd2fde