Assessor Resource

TDMMF4107B
CARRY OUT ENGINEERING CALCULATIONS RELATED TO MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS

Assessment tool

Version 1.0
Issue Date: August 2018


The unit has applications in the qualification for a Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 (MED 1) as per relevant sections of Part D of the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV), i.e. Certificate IV in Transport&Distribution (Marine Engine Driving - Grade 1).

UNIT DESCRIPTOR:

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to carry out engineering calculations and apply them to maintenance and operations decisions on a small vessel within the limits of responsibility of a Marine Engine Driver Grade 1.

You may want to include more information here about the target group and the purpose of the assessments (eg formative, summative, recognition)

Prerequisites

Not applicable.


Employability Skills

Not applicable.




Evidence Required

List the assessment methods to be used and the context and resources required for assessment. Copy and paste the relevant sections from the evidence guide below and then re-write these in plain English.

TDMMF4107B CARRY OUT ENGINEERING CALCULATIONS RELATED TO MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS

The Evidence Guide provides advice on assessment and must be read in conjunction with the Performance Criteria, , the Range Statement and the Assessment Guidelines for this Training Package.

1

Critical aspects of evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit

Assessment must confirm appropriate knowledge and skills to:

a

Carry out operational and routine maintenance calculations on a small vessel

b

Apply results of calculations to engineering operations and maintenance decisions

c

Communicate effectively with others concerning their application to operational and maintenance decisions on a small vessel

2

Evidence required for demonstration of consistent performance

a

Performance is demonstrated consistently over a period of time and in a suitable range of contexts

b

Consistently applies underpinning knowledge and skills when:

1

carrying out calculations on a small vessel

2

verifying the results of the calculations

3

applying the results of the calculations to related operations and maintenance decisions

4

maintaining required records of calculations and their application to operations and maintenance decisions

c

Shows evidence of application of relevant workplace procedures, including:

1

relevant sections of State and Territory marine regulations, NSCV/ USL Code

2

procedures for working out the relevant calculations using established methods

3

job procedures and work instructions

4

record keeping procedures and reporting requirements on board a small vessel

d

Action is taken promptly to report any operational and maintenance problems identified through engineering calculations

e

Work is completed systematically with required attention to detail

f

Recognises and adapts appropriately to cultural differences in the workplace, including modes of behaviour and interactions among crew and others

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TDMMF4107B CARRY OUT ENGINEERING CALCULATIONS RELATED TO MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS

3

Context of assessment

a

Assessment of competency must comply with the assessment requirements of the relevant maritime regulations

b

Assessment of this unit must be undertaken within relevant marine authority approved and audited arrangements by a registered training organisation:

1

As a minimum, assessment of knowledge must be conducted through appropriate written/oral examinations

2

Appropriate practical assessment must occur:

i

at the registered training organisation; and/or

ii

on an appropriate working or training vessel

4Specific resources required for assessment

Access is required to opportunities to:

a

participate in a range of exercises and assessments that demonstrate the skills and knowledge to carry out the relevant calculations and apply them to operational and maintenance decisions on a small commercial vessel and to enter the outcomes of calculations into logs and record systems on a small vessel; and/or

b

completion of engineering calculations and apply them to operational and maintenance decisions when carrying out marine engine driving functions on a small commercial or training vessel


Submission Requirements

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Assessment task 1: [title]      Due date:

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Assessment Tasks

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REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

This describes the knowledge required for this unit.

1

Methods for working out operational and maintenance calculations required to be completed by a MED 1

2

Procedures and established marine practice concerning engineering calculations and their application to operations and maintenance decisions on a small vessel

3

Procedures for recording the results of engineering calculations on a small vessel and their application to operations and maintenance decisions using manual and computer-based recording systems

4

Issues related to the application of results of engineering calculations to typical operations and maintenance decisions on board a small commercial vessel

5

Communication techniques required in carrying out relevant calculations and applying them to operations and maintenance issues on board a small commercial vessel

REQUIRED SKILLS

This describes the basic skills required for this unit.

1

Read, interpret and apply simple instructions for measurements and related calculations within the limits of responsibility of a MED 1

2

Read and interpret machinery performance readings and indications

3

Carry out the engineering calculations related to maintenance and operations within the limits of responsibility of a MED 1

4

Complete any required records of calculations and results

5

Work collaboratively with others when taking measurements and carrying out related calculations within the limits of responsibility of a MED 1

6

Adapt to differences in vessels, equipment and operating and servicing procedures as they relate to required engineering calculations

TDMMF4107B CARRY OUT ENGINEERING CALCULATIONS RELATED TO MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS

The Range Statement relates to the unit of competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance.

VARIABLE

SCOPE

1. GENERAL CONTEXT

a.

Work must be carried out:

1

in compliance with the relevant sections of State and Territory marine regulations, NSCV and USL Code

b.

Work is performed:

1

within broad operational requirements, with responsibility for own outputs in relation to specified quality standards and limited responsibility for others in achieving the specified quality and quantity of outcomes

c.

Work involves:

1

the completion of routine calculations and their application to operations and routine maintenance on a small vessel

2. WORKSITE ENVIRONMENT

a

Vessel may include:

1

any small commercial vessel of less than 1,500 kW propulsion power.

b

Completion of calculations and the application of results to operational an maintenance decisions may be required:

1

by day or night in both normal and emergency situations

2

under any permissible conditions of weather

3

while underway

4

while anchored or moored

5

during maintenance operations

6

when vessel is slipped

7

when bunkering

8

during cargo operations

c

Calculations may include:

1

fuel and lubricating oil consumption during a voyage

2

hourly fuel consumption

3

theoretical steaming times and distances covered

4

requirements for replenishing oil in oil tanks

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TDMMF4107B CARRY OUT ENGINEERING CALCULATIONS RELATED TO MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS

c

Calculations may include:

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5

area and circumference of a circle

6

volumes of regularly shaped tanks

7

tank capacities and pumping capacities for tank filling and emptying

8

calculations involving theoretical vessel speed, propeller pitch and RPM

9

calculations involving specific fuel consumption, power, speed and range

10

use of calibration tables to measure quantities in tanks

11

calculations involving stress, strain and safe working load

12

calculations involving mechanical advantage, load effort and moments

13

calculations involving units, specific gravity/relative density and levers

14

conversion of fractions to decimals

d

Calculations may be carried out:

1

manually

2

with the aid of tables and charts

3

with the aid of a calculator

4

with the aid of a computer

e

Documentation and records may include:

1

relevant sections of State and Territory marine regulations, NSCV/ USL Code

2

readings and data obtained from instrumentation, gauges, computers and other measuring devices

3

calibration charts and tables

4

running logs and databases

5

company reporting procedures

6

maintenance records

7

vessel and equipment manufacturer's instructions, specifications and recommended procedures

f

Applicable legislation, regulations and codes may include:

1

State and Territory marine regulations related to the operation of small vessels

2

National Standard for Commercial Vessels and USL Code

3

relevant Commonwealth, State and Territory OH&S and pollution control legislation

4

relevant international and Australian standards

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Observation Checklist

Tasks to be observed according to workplace/college/TAFE policy and procedures, relevant legislation and Codes of Practice Yes No Comments/feedback
Information required for engineering and operations calculations is obtained from readings on instrumentation and gauges or other relevant sources in accordance with established procedures 
Calculations for small vessel operations and maintenance are carried out in accordance with established procedures 
The results of operational and maintenance calculations are verified 
The results of calculations are applied to operational or maintenance decisions in accordance with procedures 
The results of operations and maintenance calculations are recorded in accordance with company requirements 

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