This unit describes a participant s skills and knowledge required to install temporary and permanent rock anchors 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 installation of temporary and permanent rock anchors; - works effectively with others to undertake and complete the installation of temporary and permanent rock anchors tasks that meets all the required outcomes, and; - demonstrates completion of installing temporary and permanent rock anchors 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: - applying organisation, site requirements and procedures; - using construction principles; - interpreting engineering drawings; - identifying soil, sand, rock, clay, shale, gravel and silt types and characteristics; - identifying equipment types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations; - applying and monitoring operational, maintenance and basic diagnostic procedures; - interpreting and complying with safety data sheets and materials handling methods; - monitoring project quality requirements; - using civil construction terminology, and; - preparing and/or implementing JSA/JSEA/safe work method statements.

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