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Unit of competency details

DEFEXO009 - Conduct broken seal inspection (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to DEFEO522A - Conduct broken seal inspectionUnit code updated. Content and formatting updated to comply with the new standards. All PC transitioned from passive to active voice. Element 2 reworded. PC 1.2 and 2.3 removed. Element 1 one new PC. 21/Oct/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 22/Oct/2015


Training packages that include this unit

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 089901 Purchasing, Warehousing And Distribution  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 089901 Purchasing, Warehousing And Distribution  24/Jun/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

Comments

1

This unit was released in DEF Defence Training Package release 1.0 and meets the Standards for Training Packages.

This unit supersedes and is equivalent to DEFEO522A Conduct broken seal inspection.

  • Unit code updated
  • Content and formatting updated to comply with the new standards
  • All PC transitioned from passive to active voice
  • Element 2 reworded
  • PC 1.2 and 2.3 removed
  • Element 1 one new PC

Application

This unit describes the skills required to conduct a visual inspection of packaged explosives during any handling task, to identify packaging with broken seals and to process packaging and its contents for further action. Immediate processing of the packaged explosives is subject to the outcomes of the inspection.

This unit applies to those required to conduct a visual inspection of packaged explosive.

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.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently and as part of a team, under direct and/or indirect supervision, use discretion and judgement, and take responsibility for the quality of their output. They would perform specific tasks in a broad range of contexts.

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

Competency Field

Explosive ordnance

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. Prepare for packaging inspection 

1.1 Identify requirement for inspection from work requests/instructions.

1.2 Identify, acquire and prepare technical references, tools, equipment, consumables and packaging components.

1.3 Identify and prepare suitable location to carry out receipt of packaged explosive.

1.4 Identify, calculate and apply net explosive quantities and compatibility.

1.5 Monitor environmental conditions.

1.6 Liaise with personnel involved in operation.

2. Sort packaging 

2.1 Conduct inspection of the explosives packaging during the handling operation.

2.2 Segregate packaging based on outcome of inspection and compatibility requirements.

2.3 Handle broken seal packaging that has not been inspected as if it contains explosives.

2.4 Interpret emergency procedures and apply contingency plans.

3. Inspect contents of broken seal packaging 

3.1 Inspect external surfaces of packaging for signs of damage.

3.2 Segregate and process packaging found to be damaged.

3.3 Open broken seal packaging to identify the contents.

3.4 Segregate further and process packaging that contains items which are or purport to be damaged.

4. Finalise inspection procedures 

4.1 Seal and label packaging.

4.2 Ensure serviceability of equipment/tools.

4.3 Maintain documentation and records.

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.

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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

This unit supersedes and is equivalent to DEFEO522A Conduct broken seal inspection.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=6bdbab1e-11ed-4bc9-9cba-9e1a55d4e4a9

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=6bdbab1e-11ed-4bc9-9cba-9e1a55d4e4a9

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=6bdbab1e-11ed-4bc9-9cba-9e1a55d4e4a9

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

Comments

1

These Assessment Requirements were released in DEF Defence Training Package release 1.0 and meet the Standards for Training Packages.

  • Assessment Requirements created drawing upon specified assessment information from superseded unit

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 one occasion.

  • applying inspection procedures
  • identifying damaged ammunition, explosives, non-explosive dangerous goods, or associated components
  • identifying faults in explosive packaging, in markings and labels
  • maintaining documentation
  • using PPE
  • using manual handling and team lifting techniques
  • handling dangerous goods and hazardous substances

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.

Operational knowledge of:

  • application of inspection procedures
  • characteristics and limitations of packaging to be handled
  • organisational documentation requirements
  • functioning of explosives

Assessment Conditions

Competency should be assessed in an actual workplace or in a simulated environment, with access to equipment and infrastructure appropriate to the outcome. Competency should be demonstrated over time to ensure the candidate is assessed across a variety of situations.

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=6bdbab1e-11ed-4bc9-9cba-9e1a55d4e4a9

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=6bdbab1e-11ed-4bc9-9cba-9e1a55d4e4a9