This competency normally applies to the individual who is required to prepare for and refurbish explosive ordnance packaging following deterioration or damage of the packaging through handling.
The unit requires the individual to inspect the packaging to determine whether it can be refurbished, refurbish the packaging and maintain a range of documentation.
Elements and Performance Criteria
1. Prepare for refurbishment
1.1 Requirement for refurbishing of packaging is identified from work requests/instructions and is confirmed
1.2 WHS requirements, including those contained in organisational procedures, are applied throughout the operation
1.3 Technical references, tools, equipment and consumables required for maintenance are identified, acquired and prepared in accordance with organisational procedures
1.4 Explosive ordnance packaging is inspected to confirm that it is free from explosives in accordance with statutory and organisational procedures
2. Refurbish explosive ordnance packaging
2.1 Explosive ordnance packaging is inspected to ensure it is capable of being refurbished in accordance with statutory and organisational requirements
2.2 Explosive ordnance packaging is refurbished in accordance with organisational policy and procedures and technical specifications
3. Carry out post reconditioning procedures
3.1 Explosive ordnance packaging is processed in accordance with organisational procedures
3.2 Housekeeping procedures are conducted in accordance with workshop requirements
3.3 Documentation and records are maintained in accordance with statutory, organisational and workshop requirements
This describes the essential skills and knowledge and their level, required for this unit.
apply WHS requirements
apply protective coatings
communicate orally and in writing
identify packaging materials and components
operate relevant equipment
read, access, interpret and apply technical instructions and drawings related to explosive ordnance packaging
use hand and power tools
application of free from explosive certification
characteristics and limitations of explosive ordnance packaging
organisational documentation requirements
organisational WHS requirements
relevant colour coding
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 comply with:
organisational safety requirements
appropriate legislative and regulatory requirements
Assessment must also confirm the ability to:
work safely within a workshop environment
refurbish packaging to an appropriate standard
process explosive ordnance packaging
Consistency in performance
Competency should be demonstrated in a range of actual or simulated reconditioning contexts.
Context of and specific resources for assessment
Context of assessment
Competency should be assessed in the workplace or in a simulated work environment, in accordance with all relevant legislation and organisational requirements.
Specific resources for assessment
Access is required to:
facilities and resources used in the reconditioning of explosive ordnance packaging
Method of assessment
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:
interviewing the candidate
journals and workplace documentation
third party reports from supervisors
written or oral questions
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.
Refurbishing of packaging may include:
Painting or coating including:
Removal and repair of:
Replacement of components including:
Organisation may include:
Enterprises that work with explosive ordnance
Other government departments or instrumentalities that work with explosive ordnance
Technical references may include:
Orders and instructions
Technical reference pamphlets
Consumables may include:
Free from explosives is:
Certification that a container/package is free from explosives or explosive materials
Processing explosive ordnance packaging may include:
Passing for disposal
Preparing for issue
Returning to storage
Documentation and records may include:
Free from explosives certification labels
Receipt and issue records
This unit contains employability skills.