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Unit of competency details

RIIPEO203D - Conduct stacker operations (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RIIPEO203B - Conduct stacker operations 13/Nov/2013

Release Status:
Replaced
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
(View details for release 2) 07/Dec/2014
1 (this release) 14/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 conduct stacker operations in Coal and Metalliferous mining.

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.

Unit Sector

  • Coal mining
  • Metalliferous mining

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan and prepare for stacker operations

1.1 Access, interpret and apply stacker operations documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

1.2 Obtain, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements before proceeding

1.3 Access, interpret and apply information on stockpile product, formation and conditions

1.4 Carry out worksite inspection and rectify or report hazards or other notifiable conditions

1.5 Select and wear personal protective equipment

1.6 Obtain and interpret emergency procedures, and be prepared for fire/accident/emergency

2. Operate stacker

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

2.2 Carry out pre-start, start-up, park-up, shutdown and secure equipment procedures

2.3 Operate controls and stack materials

2.4 Act on or report monitoring systems and alarms

2.5 Complete the work plan within the operating capacities of the equipment

2.6 Carry out reporting and complete and process documents

3. Carry out operator maintenance

3.1 Prepare machine for maintenance

3.2 Conduct inspections and fault finding procedures

3.3 Carry out scheduled maintenance tasks

3.4 Provide operator support during preparation for, and conduct of, major maintenance tasks

3.5 Process written maintenance records

4. Carry out housekeeping activities

4.1 Clear work area and dispose of or recycle materials

4.2 Clean and maintain condition of equipment, ensure suitability for use, and address/report issues

4.3 Manage and/or report hazards, and maintain a safe working environment

4.4 Process written records

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

RIIPEO203B Conduct stacker operations

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.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
  • works effectively with others to undertake and complete stacker operations that meets all of the required outcomes including:
  • using a range of communications techniques and equipment to convey information to others
  • maintaining written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures
  • communicating to confirm work requirements
  • demonstrates consistent timely completion of stacker operations that safely, effectively and efficiently meets the required outcomes on a minimum of three (3) separate occasions including:
  • conducting prestart, park-up, shutdown and secure of equipment
  • applying blending specifications and techniques
  • operating and controlling the stacker
  • conducting basic operator maintenance of the stacker
  • conducting housekeeping activities

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge in conducting stacker operations through:

  • manufacturer’s manuals, requirements and procedures
  • prioritizing work tasks
  • prepared for fire/accident/emergency
  • impact of stacker operations on customer quality requirements
  • environmental requirements and constraints related to stacker operations
  • stockpile management processes
  • identifying stacker characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • ore/coal type and quality

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 must be assessed in the context of this sector’s work environment; 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 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.

Links

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