Provide mechanical support to cycling events

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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver AURB354501A, 'Provide mechanical support to cycling events'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Research types of events and employment opportunities

1.1. Identify structure of the competitive/recreational bicycle sector, including roles and functions of sport, community and industry associations/bodies

1.2. Research major cycling events and employment opportunities

1.3. Assess own skills and identify training needs

1.4. Determine career goals and employment opportunities

2. Meet employment requirements

2.1. Identify roles and responsibilities of mechanics in a bicycle event/competition

2.2. Complete application process

2.3. Identify and comply with obligations to employers and others, including confidentiality requirements

2.4. Identify lines of communication and authority

2.5. Identify and comply with event regulations, team expectations and policies and procedures

2.6. Identify principles and methods of gaining and maintaining personal health and fitness levels appropriate to job role, including rest requirements

2.7. Develop and maintain own technical skills through work experience and practice

2.8. Research developments in bicycle technology and mechanical techniques

3. Prepare for event

3.1. Confirm team arrangements for travel/arrival and ensure all documentation is complete

3.2. Select tool and equipment requirements and check for availability and good condition

3.3. Select and prepare spare parts, wheels and bicycles

3.4. Pack tools and equipment safely for transportation

3.5. Select and prepare personal items to allow for effective rest and hygiene

4. Provide mechanical support

4.1. Identify and follow applicable occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements and event regulations

4.2. Confirm own work role and responsibilities

4.3. Establish lines of communication

4.4. Assemble temporary work station and associated fittings, if required, in accordance with team requirements and event regulations

4.5. Prepare support vehicle, if required, in accordance with team requirements and event regulations

4.6. Perform mechanical repairs and adjustments within designated timeframes and to team standards

4.7. Use mechanical knowledge to provide functional repairs when optimal solutions are not possible

4.8. Obtain client approval before commencing work, where appropriate

4.9. Seek assistance from appropriate persons when difficulties arise

4.10. Maintain personal workspace in a well organised and safe condition in accordance with team and event standards

4.11. Maintain tools and equipment in a clean and operational manner

4.12. Manage rest requirements to maintain work standards and output

Qualifications and Skillsets

AURB354501A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AUR30211 - Certificate III in Bicycles
  • AUR21105 - Certificate II in Automotive Sales
  • AUR31005 - Certificate III in Automotive Sales
  • AUR20311 - Certificate II in Bicycles