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Elements and Performance Criteria

  1. Make pre-event preparations
  2. Carry out assigned duties
  3. Review and analyse performance

Required Skills

Required skills

Required skills include

communication skills to the level required to receive and clarify information and instructions from other motorsport personnel to seek advice and feedback on own performance and to relate to people from a range of social cultural and ethnic backgrounds and of varying physical and mental abilities

literacy skills to the level required to read and understand information related to the conduct of the event rules and regulations occupational health and safety OHS requirements and safe work practices

problemsolving skills to the level required to recognise and respond appropriately to actual and potential problems and emergencies

team skills to the level required to work effectively and cooperatively with others

Required knowledge

Required knowledge includes

organisational structure of the motorsport event including authority and communication lines

basic knowledge of rules and regulations pertaining to the motorsport event

professional and ethical responsibilities of officiating

personal preparations resources and equipment required for officiating

potential risks associated with motorsport officiating

organisational policies and procedures including ethical requirements emergency response reporting and recording procedures and work organisation and planning processes related to motorsport officiating

Evidence Required

The evidence guide provides advice on assessment and must be read in conjunction with the performance criteria required skills and knowledge range statement and the Assessment Guidelines for the Training Package

Overview of assessment

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit

Assessors must be satisfied that the candidate can competently and consistently

complete preparatory activities in a systematic manner

follow safe work practices as directed by supervisor

communicate effectively with other personnel involved in the event

develop and implement a plan for improving own officiating performance

act as a trainee official or volunteer in at least two motorsport events

Context of and specific resources for assessment

The application of competency is to be assessed in the workplace or a simulated environment that reflects as far as possible the actual working environment

Assessment is to occur using standard and authorised work practices safety requirements and environmental constraints

Assessment is to comply with relevant regulatory requirements including specified Australian standards

Where applicable reasonable adjustment must be made to work environments and training situations to accommodate ethnicity age gender demographics and disability

The following resources should be made available

access to suitable motorsport events

all documentation including rules and regulations safety procedures and event procedures

all equipment including personal safety equipment

Method of assessment

Assessment must satisfy the endorsed Assessment Guidelines of this Training Package

Assessment methods must confirm consistency and accuracy of performance over time and in a range of workplace relevant contexts together with application of Required Skills and Knowledge

Assessment methods must be by direct observation of tasks and include questioning on Required Skills and Knowledge to ensure its correct interpretation and application

Assessment may be applied under project related conditions real or simulated and require evidence of process

Assessment must confirm a reasonable inference that competency is able not only to be satisfied under the particular circumstance but is able to be transferred to other circumstances

Competence in this unit may be assessed in conjunction with other functional units which together form part of the holistic work role

Guidance information for assessment

Assessment processes and techniques must be culturally sensitive and appropriate to the language and literacy capacity of the candidate and the work being performed

Range Statement

The range statement relates to the unit of competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance. Essential operating conditions that may be present with training and assessment (depending on the work situation, needs of the candidate, accessibility of the item, and local industry and regional contexts) may also be included.


Motorsport may include:

automobile (car, truck and cart), motorcycle and powerboat events

competitions and practice sessions

circuit, track, speedway, road and off-road events

club, state/territory, national and international events

Rules and regulations

Motorsport rules and regulations may include:

National Competition Rules (NCR)

National Rally Code (NRC)

event supplementary regulations

association and club rules, regulations and codes

Officials Code of Conduct

Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA)

Federation Internationale Motocycliste (FIM)

Professional and ethical standards

Professional and ethical standards for officials may include:

dress, personal presentation, preparedness and personal conduct

respect for the rights and responsibilities of others

commitment and responsibility to safety

confidentiality, impartiality and no conflict of interest

contribution to the overall effectiveness of the team

self-improvement through feedback, performance appraisal and training

Pre-event preparation

Pre-event preparations may include:

corporate dress requirements

personal protective equipment

event documentation and information

personal needs, such as nutrition, medication and protection from the elements

travel and accommodation arrangements

Information and documents

Sources of information and documents may include:

controlling body rules, category rules and supplementary regulations

event policies and procedures relating to work areas, authorities and lines of communication

task instructions, including briefings, worksheets, checklists and plans

industry codes of practice

instructions issued by authorised internal or external persons

material safety data sheets (MSDS)

diagrams or sketches

Legislative requirements

Legislative requirements are to be in accordance with applicable commonwealth, state or territory legislation, regulations, certification requirements and codes of practice, and may include legislation related to:

award and enterprise agreements

industrial relations

confidentiality and privacy


the environment

equal opportunity


duty of care

OHS requirements

OHS requirements are to be in accordance with applicable commonwealth, state or territory legislation and regulations, and organisational safety policies and procedures, and may include:

personal protective equipment and clothing

safety equipment

first aid equipment

hazard and risk control

elimination of hazardous materials and substances

manual handling, including shifting, lifting and carrying

emergency procedures

Environmental requirements

Environmental requirements may include:

waste management



habitat, flora and fauna protection

clean-up management

Organisational policies and procedures

Organisational policies and procedures may include:

OHS, sustainability, environment, equal opportunity and anti-discrimination policies and procedures

codes of practice

safe work procedures

reporting and recording procedures