RIICCM202E - Identify, locate and protect underground services

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Unit code: RIICCM202E | Study level: TAFE


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, locate and protect underground services in civil construction.

It applies to those working in operational roles and overseeing construction work. They generally work under supervision and hold some responsibility for identifying, locating and protecting underground services.


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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:
*identify, locate and protect underground services on at least two occasions, including:
*use electromagnetic locating equipment on at least one occasion to detect conductive underground services.
During the above, the candidate must:
-locate, apply and retain on site access to documentation, policies and procedures required to identify, locate and protect underground services
-implement the requirements, procedures and techniques for completing the identification, location and protection of underground services, including:
-selecting and using required tools and equipment
-communicating to clarify instructions and information
-completing housekeeping activities
*work with others to identify, locate and protect underground services that meets required outcomes, including:
-using a range of communication techniques and equipment
-complying with written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures
*employ required techniques, plant and equipment to
*identify services and owners of services and utilities

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by Victoria University Polytechnic and/or via the VU Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

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