This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to conduct routine maintenance and minor repairs on equipment. This unit applies to those who undertake equipment maintenance for a specific sport or activity, or general equipment maintenance as part of sport, fitness or recreation facility operations. These individuals work under supervision and according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

Unit details

Study level:
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: - safely conduct at least six of the following minor maintenance tasks on equipment within industry realistic timeframes over five service periods, and; - consistently monitor storage and condition of the following equipment over five service periods.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - policies and procedures related to routine maintenance tasks; - equipment repair techniques relevant to the equipment being maintained to enable safe and appropriate equipment repair; - factors to consider when checking equipment serviceability to enable equipment to be maintained to a safe standard; - manufacturer guidelines and codes of practice for equipment maintenance and repair, where relevant, and; - safety standards for equipment within area of responsibility.

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