10) This relates to the unit of competency as a whole providing the range of contexts and conditions to which the Performance Criteria apply. It allows for different work environments and situations that will affect performance.
Systems, plant and/or equipment may include electrical motors; valves, actuators and dampers (electric, hydraulic, pneumatic, and manual); supervisory, alarm and control equipment; pressure vessels; pumps; and high pressure/high capacity chlorine storage cylinders and equipment.
Safety standards may include relevant sections of Occupational Health and Safety legislation, enterprise safety rules, relevant state and federal legislation, national standards for plant and Australian standards.
Information and documentation sources may include verbal and written communications, enterprise/site safety rules documentation/form(s), enterprise/site operating instructions, enterprise/site log book, manufacturer operation and maintenance manuals, dedicated computer equipment, equipment and alarm manuals, enterprise standing instructions and plant notes.
Technical and operational indicators may include stimuli (audio, smell, touch, visual), remote or local indicators and recorders and alarms (visible and or audible)
Communications may be by means of telephone, two way radio, pager, computer (electronic mail), operating log (written or verbal) and public address system.
Tests may include stand-by plant tests and motor direction checks.
Appropriate personnel to consult, give or receive direction may include supervisor/team leader or equivalent, technical and engineering officers or equivalent, maintenance staff, power plant operations personnel or equivalent and other operating staff or equivalent.
Test, fault finding and operating tools may include hand and power tools, high voltage testers and proving dead equipment.
Operating environment may be, during inclement or otherwise harsh weather conditions, in wet/noisy/dusty/hot areas, during night periods, remote from plant or aided by indicators and monitors.
Faults and abnormal operating conditions may include motor/pump/ actuator/valve/damper failure/malfunctions, control equipment failure/ malfunctions, loss of electrical supply to plant and equipment, process chemical limits exceeded, process chemicals leaks/spillages, excessive vibration pumps/motors and high legionella bacteria count.
Generic terms are used throughout this Training Package for vocational standard shall be regarded as part of the Range Statement in which competency is demonstrated. The definition of these and other terms are given in Section 2.1 Preliminary Information and Glossaries.