Reset steering system alignment adjustments to customer specifications

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 AURT317172A, 'Reset steering system alignment adjustments to customer specifications'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare to reset steering system alignment

1.1. Work instructions are used to determine job requirements, including quality, material, equipment and quantities

1.2. Job specifications are read and interpreted

1.3. OH&S requirements, including breathing protection, personal protection needs, are observed throughout the work

1.4. Material for application is selected and inspected for quality

1.5. Correct hand and power tooling are identified and checked for safe use

1.6. Products are determined to minimise waste material

1.7. Reasons for resetting alignment specifications to no--standard settings are discussed and clarified with customer

2. Carry out alignment pre-checks

2.1. Non-standard adjustment settings are confirmed as technically appropriate and are safe to carry out

2.2. Modifications made to steering and suspension system are inspected to confirm they do not make the vehicle unroadworthy if it is designed for road use

2.3. Serviceability status of components involved in alignment adjustments is confirmed

2.4. Vehicle is tested to confirm the serviceability of steering and suspension system

3. Make alignment adjustments to achieve specifications

3.1. Alignment equipment is safely connected to the vehicle according to enterprise work practices

3.2. Wheel alignment measuring equipment is used in a safe manner in accordance with manufacturer/component/ supplier/enterprise instructions and work practices

3.3. Alignment adjustments are completed without causing damage to system components and/or alignment equipment

3.4. Any alignment problems are notified and discussed with the customer prior to rework being carried out

3.5. Vehicle is tested to confirm customer requirements have been achieved

4. Complete documentation and vehicle history records

4.1. Alignment adjustment data is entered in customer's vehicle history file(s)

4.2. Customer documentation is completed and confirmed

5. Clean up work area and maintain equipment

5.1. Material that can be reused is collected and stored

5.2. Waste and scrap is removed following workplace procedures

5.3. Equipment and work area are cleaned and inspected for serviceable condition in accordance with workplace procedures

5.4. Unserviceable equipment is tagged and faults identified in accordance with workplace

5.5. Operator maintenance is completed in accordance with manufacturer/component supplier specifications and site procedures

5.6. Tooling is maintained in accordance with workplace procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

AURT317172A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AUR31205 - Certificate III in Automotive Retail, Service and Repair
  • AUR30308 - Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology
  • AUR40208 - Certificate IV in Automotive Technology
  • AUR20705 - Certificate II in Automotive Mechanical
  • AUR30605 - Certificate III in Automotive Specialist
  • AUR20505 - Certificate II in Automotive Vehicle Servicing
  • AUR30405 - Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Technology
  • AUR50105 - Diploma of Automotive Management
  • AUR40105 - Certificate IV in Automotive Management