Unit of competency details

RIIHAN301D - Operate elevating work platform (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
(View details for release 3) Current07/Dec/2014
(View details for release 2) Replaced26/Mar/2014
1 (this release)Replaced 14/Nov/2013

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Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RIIHAN301B - Operate elevating work platform 13/Nov/2013


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030717 Plant And Machine Operations  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030717 Plant And Machine Operations  02/May/2014 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Not applicable.

Application

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to operate an elevating work platform in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

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

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan and prepare for operating an elevating work platform

1.1 Access, interpret and apply elevating work platforms documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

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

1.3 Select and wear personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities

1.4 Identify and select plant, tools and equipment, check for serviceability and rectify or report, verbally or in writing, any faults prior to commencement

1.5 Perform pre-operational checks

1.6 Coordinate activities with others prior to commencement of, and during, the work activity

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

2. Conduct work activities from elevating work platform

2.1 Stabilise elevating work platform and select attachments

2.2 Place tools and equipment into bucket/platform

2.3 Use approved safety devices, ensure safety of personnel and surrounding site

2.4 Act on or report, verbally or in writing, monitoring systems and alarms

2.5 Recognise and respond to hazardous and emergency situations

2.6 Complete work in accordance with agreed work plan

3. Carry out operator maintenance

3.1 Carry out work platform inspections and fault finding

3.2 Carry out routine operational servicing, lubrication and housekeeping tasks

3.3 Carry out minor operator maintenance

3.4 Process written records

4. Clean up

4.1 Clear work area and reuse, recycle or dispose of materials

4.2 Check, clean, maintain and store plant, tools and equipment

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

RIIHAN301B Operate elevating work platform

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

Not applicable.

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 evidence 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 operating elevating work platforms including:
  • selecting and using the required plant, tools and equipment
  • planning and preparing for operating elevating work platforms
  • identifying, addressing and/or reporting, verbally or in writing monitoring systems and alarms
  • identifying and following procedures in emergency or hazardous situations
  • applying hand-eye coordination
  • works effectively with others to undertake and complete the operation of elevating work platforms that meet all of the required outcomes including:
  • using a range of communication techniques and equipment to coordinate activities with others
  • maintaining written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures
  • demonstrates consistent and timely completion of operating elevating work platforms that safely, effectively and efficiently meet all of the required outcomes on a minimum of three (3) separate occasions including:
  • stabilising elevating work platform
  • selecting safety devices and correctly ensuring safety of personnel and surrounding site
  • completing work platform inspections and fault finding
  • completing operational servicing, lubrication and housekeeping tasks
  • disposing of environmentally sensitive oils, fluids and materials

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge in operating an elevating work platform through:

  • applying the National Standard for High Risk Work
  • accessing, interpreting and applying technical information
  • identifying equipment characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • accessing and interpreting basic geological and survey data

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 using Resources and Infrastructure Industry sector specific policies, procedures, processes and operational manuals; and,
  • assessor requirements differ between sectors as follows:
  • when assessing this unit in the context of the Drilling  sector:
  • an assessor must demonstrate the performance evidence, and knowledge evidence as outlined in this Unit of Competency, and through five (5) years of work in the Industry sector; or,
  • where a co-assessment or partnership arrangement exists between a qualified assessor and an Industry technical expert, the Industry technical expert can hold the unit being assessed, and/or demonstrate equivalency of skills and knowledge at the unit level. An Industry technical expert must also demonstrate a minimum of three (3) years of continuous work in the Industry sector, with the preceding one (1) year in the unit they are co-assessing; or,
  • when assessing this unit in the context of the Metalliferous Mining  sector:
  • an assessor must demonstrate the skills and knowledge of this unit through five (5) years of current and continuous work with the Industry sector and must hold the TAE Assessor Skill Set or equivalent; or,
  • when assessing this unit in the context of the Coal Mining  sector:
  • an assessor must demonstrate the skills and knowledge of this unit through twelve (12) month work experience in an Industry relevant to the skills being assessed within the last three (3) years; and,
  • where the assessor does not have current experience a co-assessment or partnership arrangement needs to exist between the qualified assessor and an Industry technical expert/ subject matter expert. The Industry technical expert/subject matter expert must demonstrate competency in the unit being assessed, and be currently working in the sector with a minimum of twelve (12) months’ work experience within the last three (3) years; or,
  • when assessing this unit in the context of the Extractive  sector
  • an assessor must demonstrate the skills and knowledge of this unit through five (5) years’ work experience in the Industry sector; and,
  • where the assessor does not have current experience a co-assessment or partnership arrangement needs to exist between the qualified assessor and an Industry technical expert/ subject matter expert. The Industry technical expert/subject matter expert must hold the unit being assessed and be currently working in the sector with a minimum of two (2) years’ of current work experience; or,
  • when assessing this unit in the context of the Civil Construction  sector
  • an assessor must demonstrate the skills and knowledge of this unit through five (5) years’ work experience in the Industry sector; and,
  • where the assessor does not have current experience a co-assessment or partnership arrangement needs to exist between the qualified assessor and an Industry technical expert/ subject matter expert. The Industry technical expert/subject matter expert must hold the unit being assessed and be currently working in the sector with a minimum of two (2) years’ of current work experience.

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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