Unit of competency details

RIIERR302D - Respond to local emergencies and incidents (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 07/Dec/2014
(View details for release 2) Replaced26/Mar/2014
(View details for release 1) Replaced14/Nov/2013

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RIIERR302A - Respond to local emergencies and incidents 13/Nov/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to RIIERR302E - Respond to local emergencies and incidentsMinor updates to all sections. 10/Dec/2018


Training packages that include this unit

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
RII40115 - Certificate IV in Surface Extraction OperationsCertificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations 
RII40113 - Certificate IV in Surface Extraction OperationsCertificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations 1-3 
RII32215 - Certificate III in Well Servicing OperationsCertificate III in Well Servicing Operations 
RII32213 - Certificate III in Well Servicing OperationsCertificate III in Well Servicing Operations 1-3 
RII32015 - Certificate III in Drilling Oil/Gas (On shore)Certificate III in Drilling Oil/Gas (On shore) 
RII32013 - Certificate III in Drilling Oil/Gas (On shore)Certificate III in Drilling Oil/Gas (On shore) 1-3 
RII31815 - Certificate III in Drilling OperationsCertificate III in Drilling Operations 
RII31813 - Certificate III in Drilling OperationsCertificate III in Drilling Operations 1-4 
RII30715 - Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and RescueCertificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue 
RII30713 - Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and RescueCertificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue 1-4 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080399 Business And Management, N.e.c.  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080399 Business And Management, N.e.c.  02/May/2014 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

Comment

1

This unit replaces RIIERR302A Respond to local emergencies and incidents.

2

Added fire fighting techniques to Knowledge Evidence and Performance Evidence.

3

Required frequency and volume of evidence amended in Performance evidence.

Substantial amendments made in Assessment Conditions field, including: references to Industry Sectors, assessor and subject matter expert experience requirements, how assessment should be conducted and what it should confirm.

Application

This unit describes a participant s skills and knowledge required to respond to local emergencies and incidents in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan and prepare to respond to local emergencies and incidents

1.1 Access, interpret and apply local emergencies and incidents documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

1.2 Obtain, read, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements

1.3 Identify and address potential risks, hazards and environmental issues and implement control measures

1.4 Select and wear personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities

1.5 Identify, establish and maintain communication systems with other personnel during the emergency

1.6 Communicate and coordinate activities with others prior to, during and on completion of the work activity

1.7 Locate, obtain and test emergency equipment

1.8 Identify, clarify and confirm nature, scope and location of the emergency or incident

1.9 Assess emergency or incident and determine appropriate course of action

1.10Notify appropriate personnel of emergency or incident

2. Respond to emergency or incident situations

2.1 Identify, confirm and follow emergency evacuation procedures

2.2 Coordinate and control response to emergency or incident

2.3 Identify risks and/or hazards and communicate with signs, signals or barriers

2.4 Select and use emergency equipment

2.5 Take local measures to reduce impact of emergency or incident

2.6 Continually monitor and assess emergency situation and changes in circumstances

2.7 Communicate requests for further assistance or evacuation to emergency personnel

2.8 Control the emergency or incident situation until formal relief is notified/received

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit. Further information is available in the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package Companion Volume.

Unit Mapping Information

RIIERR302A Respond to local emergencies and incidents

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=88a61002-9a21-4386-aaf8-69c76e675272

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

Comment

1

This unit replaces RIIERR302A Respond to local emergencies and incidents.

2

Added fire fighting techniques to Knowledge Evidence and Performance Evidence.

3

Required frequency and volume of evidence amended in Performance evidence.

Substantial amendments made in Assessment Conditions field, including: references to Industry Sectors, assessor and subject matter expert experience requirements, how assessment should be conducted and what it should confirm.

Performance Evidence

Evidence is required to be collected that demonstrates a candidate s competency in this unit. Evidence must be relevant to the roles within this sector s work operations and satisfy all of the requirements of the performance criteria of this unit and include that the candidate:

  • locates and applies relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • implements the requirements, procedures and techniques for the safe, effective and efficient completion of responding to local emergencies and incidents including:
  • identifying hazards
  • identifying, analysing and reporting emergencies/incidents
  • monitoring and assessing emergency situations
  • assessing situation and making decisions
  • assessing and managing risks
  • works effectively with others to undertake and complete the response to local emergencies and incidents that meets all the required outcomes including:
  • complying with written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures
  • communicating clearly and concisely with others to receive and clarify work instructions
  • communicating clearly and concisely with others to coordinate work activities
  • demonstrates completion of the response to local emergencies and incidents that safely, effectively and efficiently meets all of the required outcomes on more than one (1) occasion including:
  • reading and interpreting site plans
  • administering initial response First Aid
  • locating and wearing personal protective equipment
  • following emergency evacuation procedures
  • applying fire fighting techniques
  • isolating sources of danger and placing signage/barriers/signals as necessary
  • selecting and using emergency equipment

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of the following when responding to local emergencies and incidents:

  • statutory compliance
  • site emergency and incident situations
  • initial response First Aid
  • accessing and interpreting geological and survey data
  • using site communication systems
  • using personal protective equipment
  • understanding fire fighting techniques

Assessment Conditions

  • An assessor of this unit must satisfy the requirements of the NVR/AQTF or their successors; and Industry regulations for certification and licensing; and,
  • this unit is best assessed in the context of this sector s work environment;
  • where personal safety or environmental damage are limiting factors, assessment may occur in a simulated environment provided it is realistic and sufficiently rigorous to cover all aspects of this sector s workplace performance, including environment, task skills, task management skills, contingency management skills and job role environment skills; and,
  • this unit must be assessed in compliance with relevant legislation/regulation and using policies, procedures, processes and operational manuals directly related to the industry sector for which it is being assessed; and,
  • assessment may be conducted in conjunction with the assessment of other Units of Competency; and,
  • assessment must confirm consistent performance can be applied in a range of relevant workplace circumstances; and,
  • assessors must demonstrate the performance evidence, and knowledge evidence as outlined in this Unit of Competency, and through the minimum years of current* work experience specified below in an Industry sector relevant to the outcomes of the unit; or,
  • where the assessor does not meet experience requirements a co-assessment or partnership arrangement must exist between the qualified assessor and an Industry subject matter expert. The Industry subject matter expert should hold the unit being assessed (or an equivalent unit) and/or demonstrate equivalence of skills and knowledge at the unit level. An Industry technical expert must also demonstrate skills and knowledge from the minimum years of current work experience specified below in the Industry sector, including time spent in roles related to the unit being assessed; and,
  • assessor and Industry subject matter expert requirements differ depending on the Australian Qualifications Framework Level (AQF) of the qualification being assessed and/or Industry Sector as follows:
  • Industry sector

    AQF** Level

    Required assessor or Industry subject matter expert experience

    Drilling, Metalliferous Mining, Coal Mining, Extractive (Quarrying) and Civil Construction

    1

    1 Year

    2

    2 Years

    Drilling, Coal Mining and Extractive (Quarrying)

    3-6

    3 Years

    Metalliferous Mining and Civil Construction

    3-6

    5 Years

    Other sectors

    Where this Unit is being assessed outside of the Resources and Infrastructure Sectors assessor and/or Industry subject matter expert experience should be in-line with industry standards for the sector in which it is being assessed and where no Industry standard is specified should comply with any relevant regulation.

    *Assessors can demonstrate current work experience through employment within Industry in a role relevant to the outcomes of the Unit; or, for external assessors this can be demonstrated through exposure to Industry by conducting frequent site assessments across various locations.

    **Where a unit is being delivered outside of a Qualification the first numeric character in the Unit code should be considered to indicate the AQF level

    Links

    Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=88a61002-9a21-4386-aaf8-69c76e675272

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