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Unit of competency details

DEFEXO115 - Supervise military explosive task (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to DEFEO703C - Supervise military explosive ordnance taskUnit code updated. Content and formatting updated to comply with the new standards. All PC transitioned from passive to active voice. PC 2.3 and 2.6 removed, PC 1.2 and 3.1 revised. Assessment Requirements created drawing upon specified assessment information from superseded unit. 21/Oct/2015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 080315 Project Management  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080315 Project Management  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 DEFEO703C Supervise military explosive ordnance task.

  • Unit code updated
  • Content and formatting updated to comply with the new standards
  • All PC transitioned from passive to active voice
  • PC 2.3 and 2.6 removed
  • PC 1.2 and 3.1 revised

Application

This unit describes the skills required to supervise a team involved in a military explosive task. Military explosive tasks are normally conducted on operations, they can however be conducted in peacekeeping, in support of the civilian community/ authority and also in training. It includes planning the explosive task, applying safety precautions, identifying requirements and resources, and supervising the performance of the task.

This unit was developed for Defence personnel who are required to supervise a team involved in a military explosive task.

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 supervise small teams, using discretion and judgement and taking responsibility for the quality of their outputs. They would perform complex tasks in a range of contexts that could be unpredictable.

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. Identify task requirement and allocated resources 

1.1 Receive task and resources and determine constraints imposed and any special requirements.

1.2 Identify doctrine, policies and procedures applying to the task.

1.3 Analyse the task to identify issues of concern and shortfalls.

1.4 Report identified concerns and shortfalls to the chain of command.

2. Plan and prepare for explosive task 

2.1 Plan method of performing the task, including contingency arrangements.

2.2 Conduct reconnaissance of the task site.

2.3 Acquire resources required for the task.

2.4 Assess resources for suitability and report defects/shortfalls.

2.5 Conduct task briefings.

2.6 Conduct rehearsals and/or trial runs where practical.

3. Supervise explosive task 

3.1 Oversee observance of appropriate operational and WHS requirements/safety precautions.

3.2 Ensure efficiency in performance and mission is achieved.

3.3 Liaise and coordinate with personnel conducting concurrent activities.

3.4 Refer issues that cannot be resolved to the chain of command.

4. Finalise explosive task 

4.1 Refurbish task area, tools, materials and equipment.

4.2 Conduct debriefing.

4.3 Complete documentation associated with the task.

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 DEFEO703C Supervise military explosive ordnance task.

Links

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

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

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.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.

  • allocating appropriate resources
  • directing, briefing, coordinating and monitoring personnel
  • providing reports and appropriate 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:

  • activities in the explosive task to be performed
  • characteristics, technical capabilities, effects, employment and limitations of explosives associated with the task
  • command and control procedures
  • personnel skill requirements for each activity within the task
  • reporting requirements and procedures associated with the task
  • explosive initiation method
  • disposal methods

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.

Candidate needs to complete at least one assessment using live explosives.

This unit needs to be assessed in an authorised and licensed potential explosion site.

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

Links

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

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