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Unit of competency details

PSPTRP007 - Provide information on vehicle configuration compliance (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to PSPTRAN411 - Provide information on vehicle configuration complianceUnit 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 Assessment Requirements created drawing upon specified assessment information from superseded unit. 06/Mar/2016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


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080313 Public And Health Care Administration  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080313 Public And Health Care Administration  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 PSPTRAN411 Provide information on vehicle configuration compliance.

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

Application

This unit describes the skills required to provide compliance information on vehicle configurations to transport industry clients. It includes identifying client information requirements, providing detailed compliance information to clients and confirming client understanding. This requires knowledge of legislation, conditions and restrictions on vehicle configurations and loads and the requirements for inspections and permits for particular vehicle configurations.

This unit applies to those working in road transport regulatory roles who are required to explain the conditions and restrictions applying to vehicle configurations for the movement of loads.

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 in consultation with others, performing routine tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

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

Competency Field

Transport

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 client information requirements 

1.1 Greet clients and establish any special client circumstances using communication suited to the particular client.

1.2 Obtain information from transport industry clients about the loads to be moved, the intended origins and destination, vehicles and routes.

1.3 Manage communication difficulties or refer for assistance.

2. Provide detailed compliance information to clients 

2.1 Explain types of configurations and load requirements in relation to the loads being moved.

2.2 Detail conditions and restrictions for configurations, loads and dimensions in relation to the proposed loads and routes.

2.3 Provide information on any requirements for inspections, permits and notices in accordance with regulations of road traffic authorities.

2.4 Provide information in a form that suits the purpose and circumstances of the enquiry.

3. Confirm client understanding 

3.1 Obtain confirmation that the client has received sufficient information to ensure compliance when determining vehicle configurations for particular loads.

3.2 Confirm client knowledge of inspection and permit requirements in relation to the loads being moved.

3.3 Maintain confidentiality.

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 PSPTRAN411 Provide information on vehicle configuration compliance.

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.

  • building rapport
  • eliciting requirements
  • providing and explaining information
  • clarifying and confirming understanding
  • choosing the form, content and amount of information to meet enquirer’s needs and ensure compliance
  • maintaining up-to-date knowledge of compliance requirements
  • reading and understanding complex legislation and regulations
  • interpreting guidelines and design rules
  • dealing with difficult situations
  • accessing up-to-date information
  • providing accurate compliance information on at least three actual or simulated occasions for three different situations including dealing with at least one difficult client and one complex information request
  • adhering to legal, ethical and organisational requirements relating to the provision of compliance information

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.

  • types of vehicle configurations
  • conditions and restrictions on configurations, dimensions, loads and network access
  • requirements for inspections and permits
  • conditions for Performance Based Standards (PBS) assessed vehicles
  • client service standards
  • public sector legislation and codes of practice particularly those dealing with privacy, diversity, environmental and work health and safety requirements

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