Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners

DEFEO203C Mapping and Delivery Guide
Dispose of non-explosive dangerous goods

Version 1.0
Issue Date: October 2018


Qualification -
Unit of Competency DEFEO203C - Dispose of non-explosive dangerous goods
Description This unit covers the competency required to dispose of non-explosive dangerous goods using authorised disposal methods.
Employability Skills This unit contains employability skills.
Learning Outcomes and Application This competency normally applies to the individual who is required to dispose of non-explosive dangerous goods using authorised disposal methods, including destruction and burning.Where disposal is by destruction or burning a licensed range is used.
Duration and Setting X weeks, nominally xx hours, delivered in a classroom/online/blended learning setting.
Prerequisites/co-requisites Not applicable.
Competency Field
Development and validation strategy and guide for assessors and learners Student Learning Resources Handouts
Activities
Slides
PPT
Assessment 1 Assessment 2 Assessment 3 Assessment 4
Elements of Competency Performance Criteria              
Element: Prepare for disposal
  • Requirement for disposal of non-explosive dangerous goods is identified from work requests/instructions and confirmed
  • Work health and safety requirements including those contained in organisational procedures, are applied throughout the disposal operation
  • Non-explosive dangerous goods to be disposed of and disposal method are confirmed in accordance with organisational policy and legislative requirements
  • Documentation and instructions are developed in accordance with statutory, organisational requirements and Range Standing Orders
  • Liaison and notification of parties affected by the disposal is undertaken in accordance with organisational policy and procedures and Range Standing Orders
  • Disposal preparation is completed in accordance with organisational policy and procedures, Range Standing Orders and legislative requirements
       
Element: Dispose of non-explosive dangerous goods
  • Non-explosive dangerous goods and disposal means are prepared and tested in accordance with organisational policy and Range Standing Orders
  • Non-explosive dangerous goods are disposed of/destroyed
  • Emergency and contingency procedures are applied in accordance with organisational policy and Range Standing Orders
  • Residue is inspected to ensure all items have been disposed of/destroyed in accordance with organisational policy, Range Standing Orders and legislative requirements
       
Element: Finalise the destruction process
  • Site/equipment is maintained and/or refurbished in accordance with organisational policy and procedures, and Range Standing Orders
  • Documentation and records are maintained in accordance with statutory, organisational requirements and Range Standing Orders
       


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.

The evidence guide provides advice on assessment and must be read in conjunction with the Performance Criteria, Required Skills and Knowledge, the Range Statement and the Assessment Guidelines for this Training Package.

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

Assessment must confirm the ability to:

adhere to operational safety requirements, including risk analysis

prepare instructions and documentation

prepare for disposal

dispose of non-explosive goods

apply emergency and contingency procedures

inspect residue

maintain documentation

Assessment must also confirm that disposal is performed in a manner that maximises individual safety and the safety of others.

Consistency in performance

Competency should be demonstrated in a range of actual or simulated explosive ordnance contexts.

Context of and specific resources for assessment

Context of assessment

Competency should be assessed in the workplace or under conditions which accurately simulate a realistic workplace in accordance with all relevant legislation and organisational requirements.

Specific resources for assessment

Access is required to:

facilities and resources used in the packaging, storage, distribution and maintenance of explosive ordnance, including a licensed explosive site and may require access to a licensed range

Method of assessment

This unit may be assessed with the following unit:

DEFEO101D Work safely with explosive ordnance.

In a public safety environment assessment is usually conducted via direct observation in a training environment or in the workplace via subject matter supervision and/or mentoring, which is typically recorded in a competency workbook.

Assessment is completed using appropriately qualified assessors who select the most appropriate method of assessment.

Assessment may occur in an operational environment or in an industry-approved simulated work environment. Forms of assessment that are typically used include:

direct observation

interviewing the candidate

journals and workplace documentation

third party reports from supervisors

written or oral questions


Submission Requirements

List each assessment task's title, type (eg project, observation/demonstration, essay, assignment, checklist) and due date here

Assessment task 1: [title]      Due date:

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Assessment Tasks

Copy and paste from the following data to produce each assessment task. Write these in plain English and spell out how, when and where the task is to be carried out, under what conditions, and what resources are needed. Include guidelines about how well the candidate has to perform a task for it to be judged satisfactory.

This describes the essential skills and knowledge and their level, required for this unit.

Required Skills

apply operational safety

conduct site preparation and refurbishment

dispose of non-explosive dangerous goods

inspect the residue

maintain documentation

read, access, interpret and apply technical instructions related to the disposal of non-explosive dangerous goods

Required Knowledge

characteristics and limitations of non-explosive dangerous goods to be disposed

disposal procedures and requirements

documentation requirements

emergency and contingency procedures

operational safety

site preparation and refurbishment requirements

relevant testing procedures

The Range Statement relates to the Unit of Competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance. Bold italicised wording in the Performance Criteria is detailed below.

Non-explosive dangerous goods may include:

Items in common use by Defence that are dangerous goods from Classes 2-9

Organisation may include:

Defence organisation

Enterprises that work with explosive ordnance

Other government departments or instrumentalities that work with explosive ordnance

Disposal methods may include:

Burning

Destruction

Functioning

Mutilation

Neutralisation

Documentation and instructions to be developed may include:

Risk analysis

Range instructions

Tests may include:

Continuity tests on electric detonators

Continuity tests on firing cables

Discontinuity tests on firing cables

Resistance tests on firing cables

Safety fuse

Copy and paste from the following performance criteria to create an observation checklist for each task. When you have finished writing your assessment tool every one of these must have been addressed, preferably several times in a variety of contexts. To ensure this occurs download the assessment matrix for the unit; enter each assessment task as a column header and place check marks against each performance criteria that task addresses.

Observation Checklist

Tasks to be observed according to workplace/college/TAFE policy and procedures, relevant legislation and Codes of Practice Yes No Comments/feedback
Requirement for disposal of non-explosive dangerous goods is identified from work requests/instructions and confirmed 
Work health and safety requirements including those contained in organisational procedures, are applied throughout the disposal operation 
Non-explosive dangerous goods to be disposed of and disposal method are confirmed in accordance with organisational policy and legislative requirements 
Documentation and instructions are developed in accordance with statutory, organisational requirements and Range Standing Orders 
Liaison and notification of parties affected by the disposal is undertaken in accordance with organisational policy and procedures and Range Standing Orders 
Disposal preparation is completed in accordance with organisational policy and procedures, Range Standing Orders and legislative requirements 
Non-explosive dangerous goods and disposal means are prepared and tested in accordance with organisational policy and Range Standing Orders 
Non-explosive dangerous goods are disposed of/destroyed 
Emergency and contingency procedures are applied in accordance with organisational policy and Range Standing Orders 
Residue is inspected to ensure all items have been disposed of/destroyed in accordance with organisational policy, Range Standing Orders and legislative requirements 
Site/equipment is maintained and/or refurbished in accordance with organisational policy and procedures, and Range Standing Orders 
Documentation and records are maintained in accordance with statutory, organisational requirements and Range Standing Orders 

Forms

Assessment Cover Sheet

DEFEO203C - Dispose of non-explosive dangerous goods
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Assessment Record Sheet

DEFEO203C - Dispose of non-explosive dangerous goods

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