Service, maintain or replace batteries

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver AURE218670A, 'Service, maintain or replace batteries'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare to inspect battery

1.1. Nature and scope of work requirements are identified and confirmed

1.2. OHS requirements, including individual state/territory regulatory requirements and personal protection needs are observed throughout the work

1.3. Procedures and information such as workshop manuals and specifications, and tooling are sourced

1.4. Method options are analysed and those most appropriate to the circumstances are selected and prepared

1.5. Technical and/or calibration requirements for testing batteries are sourced and support equipment is identified and prepared

1.6. Warnings in relation to working with batteries are observed

2. Conduct battery test

2.1. Methods for the conduct of tests are implemented in accordance with workplace procedures and manufacturer/component supplier specifications

2.2. Test results are compared with manufacturer/component supplier specifications to indicate compliance or non-compliance

2.3. Results are documented with evidence and supporting information and recommendations made

2.4. Report is forwarded to persons for action in accordance with workplace procedures

3. Service batteries

3.1. Information for servicing is accessed from manufacturer/ component supplier specifications and correctly interpreted

3.2. Material, components, tooling and equipment to complete work are identified, selected and prepared in accordance with site procedures

3.3. Electrolyte levels are checked and topped up in accordance with site procedures

3.4. Batteries and terminals are cleaned in accordance with site procedures

4. Remove and replace battery

4.1. Procedures and information are identified and sourced

4.2. Technical and tool requirements for removal and replacement are identified and support equipment is identified and prepared

4.3. Methods for the conduct of removal and replacement are implemented in accordance with workplace procedures and manufacturer/component supplier specifications

4.4. All adjustments made during the replacement are in accordance with manufacturer/component supplier specifications

5. Prepare vehicle/ equipment for delivery to customer and/or storage

5.1. Work/schedule documentation is completed

5.2. Final inspection is made to ensure protective guards, safety features and cowlings are in place

5.3. Final inspection is made to ensure work is to workplace expectations

5.4. Vehicle/equipment is cleaned and/or stored to workplace expectations

5.5. Job card is completed and delivered to appropriate persons

Qualifications and Skillsets

AURE218670A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSA20510 - Certificate II in Recreational Vehicle Service and Repair
  • MSA30510 - Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Service and Repair
  • MSA40510 - Certificate IV in Recreational Vehicles
  • AUR20408 - Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology
  • AUR30911 - Certificate III in Motorsport
  • AUR30308 - Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology
  • AUR20705 - Certificate II in Automotive Mechanical
  • AUR20611 - Certificate II in Marine
  • AUR30605 - Certificate III in Automotive Specialist
  • AUR10105 - Certificate I in Automotive
  • AUR30711 - Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment
  • AUR30511 - Certificate III in Marine
  • AUR21011 - Certificate II in Motorsport
  • AUR20505 - Certificate II in Automotive Vehicle Servicing
  • AUR30405 - Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Technology
  • AUR20811 - Certificate II in Outdoor Power Equipment