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Unit of competency details

TLIF3060 - Control traffic as a pilot vehicle operator (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to TLIF3060A - Control traffic as a pilot vehicle operatorUpdated to align with the Standards for Training Packages. 28/Feb/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 29/Feb/2016


Training packages that include this unit

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  09/Aug/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 by pilot vehicle operators to control traffic in the vicinity of an oversized vehicle.

It includes applying control procedures, coordinating traffic, maintaining effective communication, maintaining equipment using prescribed traffic control stop/slow bats and communicating effectively with persons involved.

Work involves applying basic principles, routine procedures and regulatory requirements to control traffic as a pilot vehicle operator.

Work is performed independently with minimum supervision.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Not applicable.

Competency Field

F – Safety Management

Unit Sector

Not applicable.

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1 

Apply control procedures 

1.1

Legislative responsibilities and requirements are identified, interpreted and applied

1.2

Work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements are identified, interpreted and applied

1.3

Company procedures and requirements are identified, interpreted and applied

1.4

Appropriate personal protective equipment is selected and used in accordance with workplace operating procedures

1.5

Traffic control equipment is selected in accordance with task requirements and workplace operating procedures

2 

Coordinate traffic 

2.1

Vehicles and pedestrians are monitored to ensure safety of persons and property

2.2

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

2.3

Adjustments are made for changing conditions and to ensure best traffic flow

2.4

Handheld signs (bats) are positioned in accordance with operating procedures and maximum visibility is provided

2.5

Mishaps or accidents are managed in accordance with workplace operating procedures and relevant legislation

3 

Maintain effective communication 

3.1

Effective communication is maintained between all parties

3.2

Appropriate language and protocols are used during communication

3.3

Messages are transmitted concisely in accordance with operating procedures

3.4

Electronic communications power supply is maintained in accordance with manufacturer recommendation

3.5

After a period of non-contact, radio or other electronic contact is checked to ensure effective operation in accordance with operating procedures

4 

Maintain equipment 

4.1

Equipment is cleaned, maintained and stored or stowed in accordance with manufacturer specifications and workplace procedures, to ensure operational effectiveness

4.2

Documentation is completed in accordance with operating procedures and workplace journey 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 TLIF3060A Control traffic as a pilot vehicle operator.

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:

  • applying precautions and required action to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards
  • applying relevant legislation and workplace procedures
  • communicating effectively with others
  • controlling traffic by:
  • ensuring safe and efficient movement of all vehicular and pedestrian traffic
  • assisting movement of oversized or overmassed (OSOM) vehicle being escorted
  • implementing contingency plans
  • modifying activities depending on operational contingencies, risk situations and environments
  • monitoring work activities in terms of planned schedule
  • reading, interpreting and following relevant instructions and operating procedures
  • rectifying and/or reporting identified problems promptly, in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures
  • selecting and correctly using signage
  • using handheld signs
  • using personal protective equipment and clothing in accordance with work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements
  • working collaboratively with others
  • working safely in accordance with instructions
  • working systematically with required attention to detail without injury to self or others, or damage to goods, vehicles or equipment.

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:

  • electronic communications operating procedures
  • emergency management plan
  • operating procedures for controlling traffic during piloting duties
  • purpose of required personal protective equipment and instructions for its use
  • relevant journey documentation
  • relevant national heavy vehicle legislation and regulatory requirements
  • requirements of traffic control during mishaps or accidents
  • verbal and non-verbal communication techniques
  • workplace and equipment safety requirements, and relevant WHS/OHS legislation.

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 where it is appropriate to do so; where this is not appropriate, assessment must occur in simulated workplace operational situations that replicate 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
  • applicable documentation including workplace procedures, regulations, codes of practice and operation manuals
  • relevant materials, tools, equipment and personal protective equipment currently used in industry.

A simulator/online assessment is not suitable for the final assessment of this unit of competency.

Links

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