Launch and recover a vessel using a trailer

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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
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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
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 AURR346336A, 'Launch and recover a vessel using a trailer'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for vessel launch

1.1. Read and interpret job requirements and specifications

1.2. Locate occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements, including personal protection needs

1.3. Collect tools and equipment and check for their safe and effective operation

1.4. Outline procedures to minimise task time

1.5. Check weather, tidal and launch site for safe launching conditions

2. Conduct pre-launch safety inspection

2.1. Audit vessel safety equipment

2.2. Inspect systems and components for seaworthiness and conformity to manufacturer and component supplier specifications and regulations to ensure vessel safety

2.3. Check vessel for safety using testing equipment, as appropriate

2.4. Repair systems and components that fail the safety inspection in accordance with manufacturer and component supplier specifications and site procedures

3. Launch vessel

3.1. Manoeuvre appropriate vehicle to position trailer in suitable depth of water on launch way

3.2. Secure trailer as required by state and territory regulations

3.3. Operate tilting and winch mechanisms and remove safety chain and winch strap from vessel

3.4. Tether vessel to trailer using suitable rope and knots

3.5. Move vessel from launch way to a safe area in the water

3.6. Park vehicle and trailer in suitable area

4. Recover vessel

4.1. Manoeuvre vehicle to position trailer in suitable depth of water on launch way

4.2. Remove detachable trailer fixtures and fit trailer retrieval guide poles

4.3. Manoeuvre vessel into recovery area and align with trailer guides and rollers

4.4. Tether vessel to trailer using suitable rope and knots

4.5. Operate tilting and winch mechanisms and attach safety chain and winch strap to vessel

4.6. Secure vessel and trailer safely

4.7. Recover vessel according to OHS and environmental legislation, manufacturer specifications, industry regulations, and enterprise policies and procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

AURR346336A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AUR40208 - Certificate IV in Automotive Technology
  • AUR20611 - Certificate II in Marine
  • AUR30511 - Certificate III in Marine