Maintain radio communications as part of airport operations

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
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 AVIE3004B, 'Maintain radio communications as part of airport operations'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1Carry out radio communications

1.1 Transmission and receipt of radio telephone messages is carried out using English language in accordance with workplace procedures and regulatory requirements

1.2 Emergency and urgency transmissions and procedures are made in accordance with the En Route Supplement Australia (ERSA) (current edition) and the Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP)

1.3 Appropriate responses are made to all received messages in accordance with workplace procedures and regulatory requirements

1.4 A listening watch is maintained in accordance with workplace procedures

2Maintain radio equipment

2.1 System checks are performed prior to radio use to confirm that it is operational in accordance with manufacturers specifications and operational procedures

2.2 The aircraft radio system is maintained in accordance with manufacturers specifications and operational requirements.

2.3 Faults in the radio performance are identified and reported in accordance with company procedures

2.4 For minor faults not requiring special tools or instruments, appropriate fault-finding procedures and corrective actions are employed in accordance with workplace procedures

3Take appropriate action in event of radio failure

3.1 In the event of a loss of radio transmission or reception, radio equipment failure procedures are followed in accordance with workplace procedures and the Flight Manual/Pilot's Operating Handbook (POH)

3.2 In the advent of radio failure, light signals from Air Traffic Control where applicable are correctly interpreted and appropriate responses made in accordance with workplace procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

AVIE3004B appears in the following qualifications:

  • AVI30408 - Certificate III in Aviation (Ground Operations and Service)