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Unit of competency details

RIISAM203D - Use hand and power tools (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RIISAM203B - Use hand and power tools 13/Nov/2013

Release Status:
Replaced
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
(View details for release 3) 07/Dec/2014
2 (this release) 29/Jan/2014
(View details for release 1) 14/Nov/2013


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SFI20111 - Certificate II in AquacultureCertificate II in Aquaculture 
SFI10111 - Certificate I in AquacultureCertificate I in Aquaculture 
RII31619 - Certificate III in Trenchless TechnologyCertificate III in Trenchless Technology 
RII31615 - Certificate III in Trenchless TechnologyCertificate III in Trenchless Technology 1-2 
RII31613 - Certificate III in Trenchless TechnologyCertificate III in Trenchless Technology 
RII31215 - Certificate III in Civil FoundationsCertificate III in Civil Foundations 1-2 
RII31213 - Certificate III in Civil FoundationsCertificate III in Civil Foundations 
RII30919 - Certificate III in Civil ConstructionCertificate III in Civil Construction 
RII30915 - Certificate III in Civil ConstructionCertificate III in Civil Construction 1-2 
RII30913 - Certificate III in Civil ConstructionCertificate III in Civil Construction 1-3 
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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 use hand and power tools in the Resources and Infrastructure Industry.

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

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

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan and prepare to use hand and power tools

1.1 Access, interpret and apply hand and power tools documentation to 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 activity

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

2. Select and use hand tools

2.1 Select hand tools appropriate for the work activity

2.2 Check tools for serviceability and safety, and report faults

2.3 Clamp or fix materials in position

2.4 Use hand tools safely and effectively according to their intended use

2.5 Locate hand tools safely when not in immediate use

3. Select and use power tools

3.1 Select power tools and equipment appropriate for the work activity

3.2 Inspect tools for serviceability and safety, and report faults

3.3 Visually check power leads/hoses for serviceability/safety and report faults

3.4 Clear route for safe placement and connection of leads/hoses

3.5 Clamp or fix material in position for power tool application where applicable

3.6 Use power tools safely and effectively in application processes

3.7 Locate power tools safely when not in immediate use

4. Conduct 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 Process written records and reports

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

RIISAM203B Use hand and power tools

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

Corrected wording in Element 1.

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 legislation documentation, policies and procedures
  • demonstrates consistent timely completion of use hand and power tools that safely, effectively and efficiently meets the required outcomes on a minimum of three (3) separate occasions including:
  • selecting and checking for serviceability of hand tools
  • selecting and checking for serviceability of power tools
  • clamping or fixing material
  • ensuring leads and cords are safely placed
  • using hand and power tools appropriately for the task/activity
  • locating hand and power tools appropriately when not in use
  • clearing work area
  • cleaning and maintaining equipment

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge in using hand and power tools through:

  • identifying hand tools and their application
  • identifying portable power tools and their application
  • identifying energy/power sources
  • identifying and applying materials associated with use
  • identifying equipment types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • interpreting safety data sheets (SDS) and materials handling methods
  • interpreting and applying Industry and worksite terminology

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.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=88a61002-9a21-4386-aaf8-69c76e675272