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Unit of competency details

UEGNSG314 - Liaise with third party and the community to maintain pipeline integrity and community safety (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to UEGNSG314B - Liaise with third party and the community to maintain pipeline integrity and community safety 04/Sep/2018

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 05/Sep/2018


Qualifications that include this unit

CodeSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
UEG50118 - Diploma of Gas Supply Industry OperationsDiploma of Gas Supply Industry Operations
UEG40120 - Certificate IV in Gas Control OperationsCertificate IV in Gas Control Operations1-2 
UEG40220 - Certificate IV in Gas Supply Industry OperationsCertificate IV in Gas Supply Industry Operations1-2 
UEG60118 - Advanced Diploma of Gas Supply Industry OperationsAdvanced Diploma of Gas Supply Industry Operations
UEG30118 - Certificate III in Gas Supply Industry OperationsCertificate III in Gas Supply Industry Operations
UEG50120 - Diploma of Gas Supply Industry OperationsDiploma of Gas Supply Industry Operations1-2 
UEG40118 - Certificate IV in Gas Supply Industry OperationsCertificate IV in Gas Supply Industry Operations
UEG30120 - Certificate III in Gas Supply Industry OperationsCertificate III in Gas Supply Industry Operations1-2 
UEG60120 - Advanced Diploma of Gas Supply Industry OperationsAdvanced Diploma of Gas Supply Industry Operations
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 040327 Plumbing  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 040327 Plumbing  05/Sep/2018 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this unit of competency in the UEG Gas Industry Training Package.

Application

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to liaise with third parties and the community for purposes of maintaining the integrity of a transmission pipeline.

It includes third-party liaison, completing relevant documentation, providing community awareness, communicating, implementing a communication strategy and applying negotiating skills.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Not applicable

Competency Field

Gas Transmission

Unit Sector

Gas Industry

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  

Plan to liaise with third parties and the community to maintain pipeline integrity and community safety 

1.1 

Work schedule/s, drawings, plans, job requirements materials and equipment are obtained and analysed to determine the extent of preparation required for planning

1.2 

Work is prioritised and sequenced for completion within acceptable timeframes following consultation with relevant stakeholders in accordance with workplace procedures

1.3 

Hazards and work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) risks are identified and prioritised and control measures implemented and monitored

1.4 

Job requirements and workplace procedures for the work are obtained for all work sites and communicated to relevant person/s

1.5 

WHS/OHS, environmental and sustainable energy policies and procedures are obtained to ensure safe systems of work are followed in accordance with workplace procedures

1.6 

Relevant work permit/s are obtained in accordance with job and regulatory requirements and workplace procedures

1.7 

Person/s, equipment, tools and personal protective equipment (PPE) required for the job are identified, scheduled, obtained and checked for correct operation and safety in accordance with workplace procedures

1.8 

Clients are provided with possible solutions and options within the scope, acceptable cost and requirements

1.9 

Communication issues with relevant stakeholders are resolved and work/activities coordinated in accordance with work schedule and workplace procedures

1.10 

Person/s participating in the work are briefed and responsibilities coordinated and authorised in accordance with workplace procedures

1.11 

System status is confirmed through communication with pipeline control centre in accordance with workplace procedures

2 

Conduct third party and community liaison to maintain pipeline integrity and community safety 

2.1 

WHS/OHS risk control measures and policies and procedures are followed in accordance with workplace procedures

2.2 

Analysis of information to identify key issues is undertaken and information evaluated for relevance and validity to the requirements

2.3 

Hazardous activities are safely conducted in accordance with job instructions, regulatory requirements and workplace procedures

2.4 

Pipeline equipment and systems are inspected and tested and faults identified in accordance with work schedule, job requirements and workplace procedures

2.5 

Hazard warnings and safety signs are recognised, hazards WHS/OHS risks are assessed and reported to authorised person/s for directions in accordance with workplace procedures

2.6 

Liaison and communication with relevant stakeholders is conducted to ensure pipeline integrity is maintained and job completed to industry standards with a minimum of waste in accordance with job requirements and workplace procedures

2.7 

Problem-solving and troubleshooting techniques are applied to problems encountered when liaising with third parties and the community

2.8 

Quality and safety checks of the work are undertaken in accordance with job requirements, workplace procedures and community and industry standards

3 

Finalise third party and community liaison and complete relevant workplace documentation 

3.1 

Work undertaken is checked against work schedule for conformance and anomalies and proposed solutions reported to relevant person/s in accordance with workplace procedures

3.2 

Accidents and injuries are reported and followed up in accordance with requirements and workplace procedures

3.3 

Tools, equipment and any surplus resources and materials are cleaned, checked and returned to storage in accordance with workplace procedures

3.4 

Relevant work permit/s are signed off accordance with job and regulatory requirements and workplace procedures

3.5 

Work completion records, reports and as installed/modified drawing/s and documentation are completed, processed and the appropriate person/s notified in accordance with workplace procedures

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 may be found in the UEG Gas Industry Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide.

Unit Mapping Information

This unit replaces and is equivalent to UEGNSG314B Liaise with third party and the community to maintain pipeline integrity and community safety.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=6a6c032e-ffcb-4f3d-8063-415efbd261e8

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this unit of competency in the UEG Gas Industry 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 two separate occasions and include:

  • applying decision-making and conflict resolution techniques
  • applying problem-solving and troubleshooting techniques
  • applying relevant industry standards, guidelines, codes of practice, legislation and regulations
  • applying relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements, including:
  • emergency response procedures
  • hazard identification and reporting
  • implementing risk control measures
  • maintaining a safe clean workplace
  • selecting correct personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • completing relevant workplace documentation
  • conducting briefings
  • conducting quality and safety checks
  • conducting third party and community liaison to maintain pipeline integrity and community safety
  • confirming system status
  • finalising third party and community liaison
  • following workplace procedures
  • inspecting and testing pipeline equipment and systems
  • interpreting technical drawings, plans and job requirements
  • minimising waste
  • obtaining and complying with relevant work permit
  • planning to liaise with third parties and the community to maintain pipeline integrity and community safety
  • providing solutions to clients
  • working to timeframes.

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:

  • gas industry drawings, plans and materials
  • gas industry products, processes and characteristics
  • hazardous activities, including lifting, climbing, working in confined spaces and aloft, and use of power tools
  • operation of relevant industry plant, equipment and materials
  • oral and written communication techniques
  • problem-solving, decision-making and conflict resolution techniques
  • quality and safety checks
  • relevant industry standards, guidelines, codes of practice and regulations
  • relevant safe work method statements (SWMS)/job safety assessments or risk mitigation processes
  • relevant stakeholders, including:
  • authorised persons, authorities, clients and land owners and tenants
  • emergency response organisations
  • regulatory bodies
  • relevant customers and suppliers
  • workplace colleagues and managers
  • relevant WHS/OHS legislated requirements, including:
  • hazards, risk assessment and control measures
  • environmental and sustainable energy principles and practices
  • PPE
  • hazard warnings and safety signs
  • relevant work permits
  • relevant workplace documentation, forms and reports
  • relevant workplace policies and procedures
  • transmission pipeline integrity and safety.

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 must include access to:

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

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=6a6c032e-ffcb-4f3d-8063-415efbd261e8