This unit describes a participant's skills and knowledge required to conduct patching operations in Civil Construction.  This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including 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: - locates and applies applicable legislation, documentation, policies and procedures; - implements the requirements, procedures and techniques for the safe, effective and efficient completion of patching operations; - works effectively with others to undertake and conduct patching operations that meet all of the required outcomes, and; - demonstrates completion of conducting patching operations that safely, effectively and efficiently meets all of the required outcomes on more than one (1) occasion.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - accessing, interpreting and applying legislative, organisation and site requirements and procedures; - applying project quality requirements; - complying with the site and equipment safety requirements; - using bituminous materials and understanding their characteristics; - understanding aggregate properties and conformance; - understanding equipment types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations; - complying with the operational, maintenance and basic diagnostic procedures; - complying with site isolation and traffic control responsibilities and authorities; - understanding the processes for the calculation of material requirements and application rates; - safety data sheets and materials handling methods, and; - preparing and/or implementing JSAs/JSEA/safe work method statements.

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