This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the hydraulic assets in a water utility including the monitoring, maintenance, repair, replacement, valuation and recording of assets.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
VU21250

Assessment

Assessors must be satisfied that the candidate can competently and consistently perform all elements of the unit as specified by the associated performance criteria, including required skills and knowledge, and be capable of applying the competency in new and different situations and contexts within the timeframes typically expected of the discipline, work function and industrial environment. Specifically they must be able to: - Implement Occupational Health and Safety workplace procedures and practices including the use of risk control measures as specified in the performance criteria and range - Demonstrate the required knowledge and skills as described in this unit; - Demonstrate a representative body of performance criteria within a timeframe typically expected of the discipline, work function and industrial environment; and - Manage assets in a water utility, including: - determining the condition of an asset based on field evidence and an analysis of its history; - determining the need for and specifying the maintenance of an asset and checking the maintenance has been carried out and recorded; - determining the need for and specifying the repair of an asset and checking the repair has been carried out and recorded; - determining the need for and specifying the replacement of an asset and checking the replacement has been carried out and recorded; - recording an asset in an asset management system; - determining the residual value of an asset.

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