Unit of competency details

TLIC3034 - Berth and shut down an electric tram (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to TLIC3034A - Berth and shut down an electric tramUpdated to align with the Standards for Training Packages. 18/Oct/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 19/Oct/2015


Training packages that include this unit

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 039907 Rail Operations  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 039907 Rail Operations  29/Apr/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this unit of competency in the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package.

Application

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to berth and shut down an electric tram.

It includes determining a required berthing location; berthing, shutting down and securing a tram; carrying out all required post-operational activities; and completing post-operational paperwork.

People achieving competence in this unit will need to fulfil the applicable state/territory legislated rail safety requirements and to comply with relevant codes of practice and/or guidelines, as well as relevant tramway regulatory requirements.

Work is performed under minimal supervision, generally within a team environment. It involves the application of routine operational principles and procedures when berthing and shutting down an electric tram, as part of workplace activities across a variety of operational contexts.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Not applicable.

Competency Field

C – Vehicle Operation

Unit Sector

Not applicable.

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT S 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1 

Determine berthing location 

1.1

Contact is made with tram controller and depot staff, or information is obtained from an information board, to determine planned location for berthing tram

1.2

Directions of tram controller and depot staff are interpreted and followed

2 

Berth and shut down an electric tram 

2.1

Hazards are identified, risks are assessed and risk control measures are implemented

2.2

Electric tram is berthed in accordance with organisational and site requirements

2.3

Shut-down procedures are carried out in accordance with specifications and organisational requirements

3 

Carry out post-operational checks 

3.1

Visual and other checks are made of tram in accordance with workplace procedures

3.2

Identified faults and defects are fixed or reported and recorded in accordance with workplace procedures

3.3

Faulty and defective equipment that presents a safety risk is reported in accordance with workplace procedures and relevant regulations

3.4

Outcomes of post-operational checks are recorded in accordance with workplace procedures

4 

Secure an electric tram 

4.1

Brakes are applied in accordance with workplace procedures

4.2

Electric tram is secured in accordance with depot requirements

5 

Complete post-operational paperwork 

5.1

Timesheet or other work record is completed

5.2

Roster is checked for future work allocation

5.3

Issues and variations are discussed and resolved with roster clerk

5.4

All required documentation is completed in accordance with workplace procedures

5.5

All equipment is returned and stowed in accordance with workplace requirements

5.6

Electric tram records are completed in accordance with workplace procedures and regulatory requirements

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Range of Conditions

Range is restricted to essential operating conditions and any other variables essential to the work environment.

Non-essential conditions can be found in the Companion Volume Implementation Guide.

Unit Mapping Information

This unit replaces and is equivalent to TLIC3034A Berth and shut down an electric tram.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=df441c6e-213d-43e3-874c-0b3f7036d851

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this unit of competency in the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package.

Performance Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria on at least one occasion and include:

  • adapting to differences in trams and associated equipment and procedures
  • communicating effectively with others
  • conducting a visual inspection of an electric tram
  • identifying job hazards and taking required action to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards
  • implementing contingency plans
  • interpreting and following operational instructions and prioritising work
  • modifying activities depending on operational contingencies, risk situations and environments
  • reading and interpreting relevant instructions, procedures and information
  • recognising problems that may arise and taking appropriate action
  • shutting down an electric tram after service
  • working collaboratively with others.

Knowledge Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria and include knowledge of:

  • applicable state/territory legislated rail safety requirements, relevant codes of practice and/or guidelines
  • braking and safety system procedures
  • electric tram controls, instruments and indicators and their purpose, location and use
  • emergency procedures
  • monitoring devices; braking and power equipment; safety systems, ancillary systems; and signalling systems
  • operating controls to start, accelerate, decelerate and stop an electric tram
  • procedure for completing relevant documentation when berthing and shutting down an electric tram
  • procedures and required protocol for operating electronic communications equipment
  • procedures for identifying equipment defects and assessing for appropriate action
  • procedures for managing hazardous situations
  • procedures for operating and shutting down ancillary systems
  • procedures for operating, berthing and shutting down an electric tram
  • relevant state/territory road and traffic authority and tramway operating procedures
  • relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) and environmental procedures and regulations
  • speed and load limit compliance requirements
  • typical defects that can occur on an electric tram and related action that should be taken.

Assessment Conditions

As a minimum, assessors must satisfy applicable regulatory requirements, which include requirements in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations, current at the time of assessment.

As a minimum, assessment must satisfy applicable regulatory requirements, which include requirements in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations current at the time of assessment.

Assessment must occur in workplace operational situations or, where this is not available, in simulated workplace operational situations that replicate tram workplace conditions.

Assessment processes and techniques must be appropriate to the language, literacy and numeracy requirements of the work being performed and the needs of the candidate.

Resources for assessment include:

  • a range of relevant exercises, case studies and/or simulations
  • relevant and appropriate materials, tools, equipment and personal protective equipment currently used in industry
  • applicable documentation including workplace procedures, regulations, codes of practice and operation manuals.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=df441c6e-213d-43e3-874c-0b3f7036d851