Unit of competency details

RIIWHS205D - Control traffic with stop-slow bat (Release 4)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
4 (this release)Current 07/Dec/2014
(View details for release 3) Replaced26/Mar/2014
(View details for release 2) Replaced29/Jan/2014
(View details for release 1) Replaced14/Nov/2013

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RIIOHS205A - Control traffic with stop-slow bat 13/Nov/2013


Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
TLI - Transport and Logistics Training PackageTransport and Logistics Training Package 1.0-3.1 
RII - Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training PackageResources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package 1.4-2.0 
FWP - Forest and Wood Products Training PackageForest and Wood Products Training Package 2.0 
CPC08 - Construction, Plumbing and Services Training PackageConstruction, Plumbing and Services Training Package 9.3-9.4 
AHC - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training PackageAgriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package 1.0-1.1 

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
UEG40114 - Certificate IV in Gas Supply Industry OperationsCertificate IV in Gas Supply Industry Operations 
UEG30114 - Certificate III in Gas Supply Industry OperationsCertificate III in Gas Supply Industry Operations 
UEG20114 - Certificate II in Gas Supply Industry OperationsCertificate II in Gas Supply Industry Operations 
UEE21211 - Certificate II in Antennae EquipmentCertificate II in Antennae Equipment 
TLI31915 - Certificate III in Mechanical Rail SignallingCertificate III in Mechanical Rail Signalling 
TLI22215 - Certificate II in Tram or Light Rail InfrastructureCertificate II in Tram or Light Rail Infrastructure 
TLI22015 - Certificate II in ShuntingCertificate II in Shunting 
TLI21915 - Certificate II in Track ProtectionCertificate II in Track Protection 
TLI21315 - Certificate II in Rail InfrastructureCertificate II in Rail Infrastructure 
RII31615 - Certificate III in Trenchless TechnologyCertificate III in Trenchless Technology 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030909 Transport Engineering  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030909 Transport Engineering  02/May/2014 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

Comment

1

The unit replaces RIIOHS205A Control traffic with stop-slow bat.

2

Editorial corrections; Performance Criteria numbering for element 1 corrected.

3

Amended Application field.

4

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 control traffic with stop-slow bat 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.

Note: The terms Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Work Health and Safety (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where the National Model WHS Legislation has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise the unit of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory OHS legislative requirements.

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan and prepare

1.1 Access, interpret and apply site traffic plan procedures and ensure the work activity is compliant

1.2 Obtain, confirm, clarify and apply work instructions

1.3 Obtain, confirm, clarify and apply safety requirements

1.4 Identify, obtain and implement signage and devices

1.5 Select tools and equipment, check for serviceability and rectify or report any faults

1.6 Identify, confirm, clarify and apply environmental protection requirements

2. Control traffic

2.1 Position or confirm temporary traffic signs and barriers

2.2 Direct traffic correctly

2.3 Control vehicles and pedestrian traffic and ensure safety

2.4 Monitor traffic, make adjustments for changing conditions and position waiting vehicles for smooth traffic flow

2.5 Use hand held stop/slow bats

2.6 Use visibly clear and unobstructed hand signals

2.7 Report traffic offenders

3. Operate communication devices

3.1 Adjust communication device controls for optimum reception/transmission results

3.2 Transmit messages clearly and concisely

3.3 Maintain communication device power supply

3.4 Check communications contact after nominated period of non-contact

4. Clean up

4.1 Remove or cover signs and devices sequentially to provide warning to motorists during shutdown

4.2 Clean, check, maintain and store 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

RIIOHS205A Control traffic with stop-slow bat

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

The unit replaces RIIOHS205A Control traffic with stop-slow bat.

2

Editorial corrections; Performance Criteria numbering for element 1 corrected.

3

Amended Application field.

4

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 evidence that the candidate:

  • locates and applies relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • demonstrates completion of controlling traffic with a stop-slow bat that safely, effectively and efficiently meets all of the required outcomes on more than one (1) occasion including:
  • reading and interpreting the work instruction and planning work activity accordingly
  • positioning signage and barriers
  • directing and controlling vehicle traffic
  • directing and controlling pedestrian traffic
  • communicating to drivers and pedestrians clearly using hand signals
  • using approved communication devices such as hand held radios or phones to transmit message and report of offenders
  • removing or covering signs after work completion

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of controlling traffic with stop-slow bat through:

  • site and equipment safety requirements
  • traffic controlling requirements and procedures
  • complying with traffic management plans
  • erecting traffic control signage and barricades
  • communication device operations
  • determine equipment types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • operational and maintenance procedures for equipment
  • detailing site isolation and traffic control responsibilities and authorities
  • describing the effects of travel speed and vehicle mass on stopping distances
  • interpreting and implementing safe work method statement

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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