This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and organise work in the resources and infrastructure industries, including conducting basic workplace maintenance and housekeeping procedures.It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take responsibility for the quality of own work outcomes.
Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes & performance criteria requirements, incl the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.
Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:
* plan and organise work on at least two occasions, including:
* reading a work plan and sequencing work to meet the job requirements
* inspecting and preparing work areas
* identifying and planning for the safe use of the appropriate tools, plant and equipment, resources and materials
* identifying and reporting problems with the work process
* cleaning and maintaining work area
* documenting and reporting issues with plant and equipment and machinery.
* During the above, the candidate must:
* locate and apply required documentation, policies and procedures and confirm that the work activity is compliant
* implement the requirements, procedures and techniques required complete the planning and organisation of work
* work with others to undertake and complete the planning and organisation of work, including:
* solving problems with blockages to workflow and identifying work processes to avoid or minimise reworking and wastage
* communicate with others to receive and clarify work instructions and to determine coordination requirements prior to commencing and during work activities.
The qualified trainer and assessor will advise students of class notes, reading materials produced by VU Polytechnic and further support via VU Polytechnic e-learning system and/or in person.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):