This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to access, interpret and apply Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) assessments to the design and construction of buildings.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
VU21605

Prerequisites

VU21604 - Conduct a bushfire attack level (BAL) assessment

Assessment

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: - comply with legislation, Regulations, standards, codes of practice and established safe practices and procedures for applying a BAL assessment to the design and construction process; - identify problems and demonstrate appropriate response procedures; - use appropriate communication and interpersonal techniques with colleagues and others, and; - accurately record and report workplace information, and maintain documentation.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - applicable Commonwealth, state or territory licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements and codes of practice relevant to the full range of processes for evaluating fire potential and prevention; - organisational and site standards, requirements, policies and procedures for applying a BAL assessment to the design and construction process; - principles of cultural diversity and access and equity; - environmental protection requirements; - established communication channels and protocols; - problem identification and resolution; - environmental risks and hazard prevention; - procedures for recording, reporting and maintaining workplace records and information, and; - appropriate mathematical procedures for estimation and measurement.

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