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Unit of competency details

PSPBDR008 - Review operational schedules (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to PSPBORD403A - Review operational schedulesUnit code updated. Content and formatting updated to comply with the new standards. All PC transitioned from passive to active voice. Assessment Requirements created drawing upon specified assessment information from superseded unit. 06/Mar/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 07/Mar/2016


Training packages that include this unit

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 031507 Air Traffic Control  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 031507 Air Traffic Control  09/Aug/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

Comments

1

This unit was released in PSP Public Sector Training Package release 1.0 and meets the Standards for Training Packages.

This unit supersedes and is equivalent to PSPBORD403A Review operational schedules.

  • Unit code updated
  • Content and formatting updated to comply with the new standards
  • All PC transitioned from passive to active voice

Application

This unit describes the skills required to review flight schedules against the strategic long-term flight plan and immediate timeframe requirements. It includes reviewing operational flight schedules, confirming operations, monitoring weekly flying program, planning information collection, briefing management, assisting tactical operations, and assessing crew and aircraft readiness for operation.

This unit applies to those working in roles responsible for reviewing operation schedules.

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 world work independently in consultation with others as required, performing complex tasks in a range of contexts.

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

Competency Field

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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. Review operational flight schedules 

1.1 Check flight programs and review schedules against relevant plans/programs.

1.2 Confirm operational priorities and capabilities and take into account diverse conditions.

1.3 Make variations to schedules in response to tasking priorities and capabilities.

1.4 Establish and maintain contact with clients.

1.5 Request regional specific input from clients as appropriate.

2. Confirm operations 

2.1 Review relevant plans and/or programs.

2.2 Confirm flight routes as being consistent with known requirements and aircraft capabilities.

2.3 Take service delivery standards and agreed performance targets into account in planning.

2.4 Check aircraft and crew availability.

2.5 Consult clients as required regarding details of the flight plans and information requirements.

2.6 Address contingencies.

2.7 Formulate and publish the weekly flying program.

3. Monitor flying program 

3.1 Check the flying program against the relevant plans.

3.2 Check the program to make sure there are no conflicts with other operational areas.

3.3 Re-program flights as required.

4. Plan information collection 

4.1 Identify information requirements.

4.2 Select method of information collection.

4.3 Identify stakeholders.

4.4 Identify form of dissemination required.

5. Brief management 

5.1 Inform management of workload.

5.2 Inform management of any relevant problems or concerns.

5.3 Identify and discuss trends in service demand, outcomes, equipment, and problems.

6. Assist tactical operations 

6.1 Support tactical operations by an approved client tasking.

6.2 Address issues.

6.3 Manage contingencies.

6.4 Identify opportunities to improve outcomes.

6.5 Request passenger approvals.

6.6 Participate as a member of the flight team as appropriate.

7. Assess crew and aircraft readiness for operation 

7.1 Obtain confirmation that aircraft and crews are available and crews are properly briefed.

7.2 Confirm the readiness of craft and equipment.

7.3 Take appropriate action if there is any concern about operational readiness.

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills are embedded within the elements and performance criteria of this unit.

Unit Mapping Information

This unit supersedes and is equivalent to PSPBORD403A Review operational schedules.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

Comments

1

These Assessment Requirements were released in PSP Public Sector 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.

  • analysing, planning and organising in the context of operational scheduling
  • avoiding duplication in the efficient planning of surveillance flights
  • interpreting relevant plans/programs
  • applying relevant technology and equipment
  • using problem solving
  • communicating and liaising with diverse audiences

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.

  • enabling and allied legislation
  • policy, procedures, guidelines, protocols and standard operating procedures
  • organisational and jurisdictional values/ethics and codes of conduct
  • aircraft capability
  • clients’ need for surveillance
  • planning and scheduling
  • information collection processes
  • acquisition and interpretation of relevant agency information
  • workplace and industry environment
  • public sector legislation including work health and safety and environment related to review of operational schedules

Assessment Conditions

This unit contains no specific industry-mandated assessment conditions. Guidance on suggested and recommended conditions and methods can be found in the Implementation Guide.

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=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=bebbece7-ff48-4d2c-8876-405679019623