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Unit of competency details

RIIVEH201D - Operate light vehicle (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RIIVEH201B - Operate light vehicle 13/Nov/2013

Release Status:
Replaced
Releases:
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(View details for release 3) 07/Dec/2014
(View details for release 2) 26/Mar/2014
1 (this release) 14/Nov/2013


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Training packages that include this unit

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
RII30919 - Certificate III in Civil ConstructionCertificate III in Civil Construction 
RII30915 - Certificate III in Civil ConstructionCertificate III in Civil Construction 1-2 
RII30415 - Certificate III in Resource ProcessingCertificate III in Resource Processing 1-3 
RII30413 - Certificate III in Resource ProcessingCertificate III in Resource Processing 1-4 
RII30115 - Certificate III in Surface Extraction OperationsCertificate III in Surface Extraction Operations 1-3 
RII30113 - Certificate III in Surface Extraction OperationsCertificate III in Surface Extraction Operations 1-4 
RII21315 - Certificate II in Cross Industry OperationsCertificate II in Cross Industry Operations 1-2 
RII21215 - Certificate II in Well Servicing OperationsCertificate II in Well Servicing Operations 1-2 
RII20915 - Certificate II in Drilling OperationsCertificate II in Drilling Operations 1-2 
RII20913 - Certificate II in Drilling OperationsCertificate II in Drilling Operations 1-4 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030515 Automotive Vehicle Operations  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030515 Automotive Vehicle 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 a light vehicle 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 for light vehicle operations

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

1.2 Obtain, read, interpret and clarify vehicle information, work requirements and travel details

1.3 Plan vehicle operation considering work activity, travel duration, passengers and equipment safety

1.4 Select and load equipment and/or ancillary attachments

1.5 Identify, address and report potential hazards and risks

1.6 Select and wear appropriate personal protective equipment for planned work activities

1.7 Identify, address and report environmental issues

2. Operate light vehicle

2.1 Carry out pre-start, start-up, park-up and shutdown procedures

2.2 Operate light vehicle

2.3 Operate equipment within recommended speed, engine capability and limitations

2.4 Use vehicle lights and indicators in accordance with traffic regulations

2.5 Identify and respond appropriately to hazardous and/or emergency driving situations

2.6 Complete light vehicle operations according to work plan

3. Carry out operator maintenance

3.1 Conduct visual inspections to identify faults

3.2 Conduct routine operational servicing and housekeeping activities

3.3 Carry out minor maintenance and repairs

3.4 Report defective or irregular performance

3.5 Maintain and update vehicle 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

RIIVEH201B Operate light vehicle

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
  • demonstrates the requirements, procedures and techniques for operating a light vehicle that safely, effectively and efficiently meet all of the required outcomes on a minimum of three (3) separate occasions including:
  • organising work activities to comply with site standards
  • identifying, selecting and load equipment and attachments
  • accurately and clearly reports environmental issues
  • pre-start, start-up, park-up and shutdown of light vehicle
  • operating light vehicle, equipment and attachments
  • correctly use vehicle lights and indicators
  • carry out inspections and identify faults
  • process written records and reports

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of operate a light vehicle through:

  • accessing, interpreting and applying the organisation and site requirements and procedures
  • driving hazards and related defensive driving techniques
  • equipment and trailer characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • fatigue management techniques
  • light vehicle maintenance requirements/procedures
  • light vehicle refuelling procedures
  • loading/offloading procedures
  • map reading and road navigation techniques
  • methods of securing loads

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