This unit describes a participant's skills and knowledge required to control traffic with stop-slow bat in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.  This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

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Unit details

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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 relevant documentation, policies and procedures, and; - demonstrates completion of controlling traffic with a stop-slow bat that safely, effectively and efficiently meets all required outcomes on more than one (1) occasion.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - site and equipment safety requirements; - traffic controlling requirements and procedures; - complying with traffic management plans; - erecting traffic control signage and barricades; - communication device operations; - determine equipment types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations; - operational and maintenance procedures for equipment; - detailing site isolation and traffic control responsibilities and authorities; - describing the effects of travel speed and vehicle mass on stopping distances, and; - interpreting and implementing safe work method statement.

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