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Elements and Performance Criteria

  1. Provide information on rules and regulations
  2. Monitor application of rules and regulations
  3. Adjudicate on decisions
  4. Identify training needs

Required Skills

Required skills

Required skills include

technical skills to the level required to operate information and communications technology to access and disseminate information on rules and regulations

communication skills to the level required to communicate and discuss rules and regulations promote compliance deal with conflict and disputes 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 interpret rules and regulations and to accurately record and report details of incidents and noncompliance

problemsolving skills to the level required to determine the rule or regulation which applies to a given situation to assess situations and make appropriate decisions

team skills to the level required to coordinate team adherence to and correct and consistent application of rules and regulations

Required knowledge

Required knowledge includes

applicable motorsport codes guidelines and rules and regulations

ethical and unethical conduct in officiating

communication procedures including reporting lines within the motorsport environment

types and causes of conflict that typically occurs and resolution techniques

organisation policies and procedures on conflicts and complaints including any reporting requirements

procedures for reporting incidents and documentation which needs to be completed

appeals and inquiries processes and procedures

applicable commonwealth state or territory legislation regulations standards and codes of practice including occupational health and safety OHS and environmental regulations relevant to officiating or volunteering in a motorsport event

organisational policies and procedures including safety requirements hazard identification risk assessment and emergency response procedures related to officiating or volunteering in a motorsport event

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

demonstrate broad knowledge of relevant rules regulations and guidelines and the ability to apply them to facilitate the outcome of an activity

provide clear and accurate explanations of rules and regulations to other personnel

monitor the application of rules and regulations and identify noncompliance

practice fairness and ethical behaviour in the application of rules and regulations

adjudicate decisions and manage conflict in accordance with relevant rules regulations and guidelines

complete accurate reports on incidents and disputes

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 relevant rules and regulations codes and guidelines

access to suitable motorsport events

applicable personal protection and safety equipment and resources

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.


Motorsports may include:

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

competitions and practice sessions

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

club, state/territory, national and international events

Rules and regulations

Rules and regulations impacting on officials may include:

current edition of the relevant National Competition Rules (NCR)

supplementary regulations for the event or competition

organisations' rules, policies and procedures regarding competent and ethical officiating, dress requirements and protocols, health and safety, and other values underpinning the activity

professional association regulations and codes of conduct

Australian Sports Commission Officials Code of Conduct policy

relevant national, state/territory or local government regulations and guidelines

Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and Federation Internationale Motocycliste (FIM) policies and procedures


Implications of non-compliance with rules and regulations may include:

health and safety

duty of care



natural justice





Fairness relates to:

consistent interpretation and application of rules and regulations

elimination of biases towards one team or competitor

one team or competitor not gaining an unfair advantage over another

Conflict resolution techniques

Conflict resolution techniques include:

problem solving


use of appropriate communication skills

Communication skills

Communication skills to manage the reactions of participants to decisions may include:

addressing people politely

clarifying the relevant rule or regulation

presenting information in logical order

refraining from swearing, arguing or fighting

remaining patient

refraining from interrupting

speaking clearly

using language that is not patronising but at a suitable level

using body language and voice in an assertive but not aggressive manner

using non-discriminatory language

using effective listening and speaking skills

verifying what has been said or done and why it has been said or done


Sources of information/documents may include:

hardcopy and electronic media

verbal, written and graphical information

safe work procedures related to motorsport officiating and volunteering

regulatory/legislative requirements pertaining to motorsport officiating and volunteering

NCR and event supplementary regulations

motorsport organisation manuals, codes of conduct, policies and procedures

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

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

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:

award and enterprise agreements

industrial relations

confidentiality and privacy


the environment

equal opportunity


relevant industry codes of practice

duty of care

Environmental requirements

Environmental requirements may include but are not limited to:

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

industry codes of practice

safe work procedures

communication, reporting and recording procedures