Conduct dump truck operations

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 BCCPO3016B, 'Conduct dump truck operations'.
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

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Plan and prepare


Work instructions, including plans, specifications, quality requirements and operational details are obtained, confirmed and applied to the allotted task


Safety requirements are obtained from the site safety plan and organisational policies and procedures, confirmed and applied to the allotted task


Signage requirements are identified and obtained from the project traffic management plan and implemented


Vehicle, tools and equipment selected to carry out tasks are consistent with the requirements of the job, checked for serviceability and any faults are rectified or reported


Environmental protection requirements are identified from the project environmental management plan, confirmed and applied to the allotted task


Conduct machine pre-operational checks


Pre-start, start up, park and shut down procedures are carried out in accordance with manufacturers' and/or site specific requirements


Dump truck controls and functions, including tray, articulation, brakes and manoeuvrability are checked for serviceability and any faults are rectified or reported


Operate truck


Site hazards associated with dump truck operations are identified and safe operating techniques are used to minimise risk


Engine power is managed to ensure efficiency of truck movements and to minimise damage to the engine and gears


Engine power is coordinated with gear selection ensuring smooth transition and operation within torque range


Dump truck is operated to work instructions under varied site and weather conditions in accordance with safe work practices and company operating procedures


Road/traffic conditions are constantly monitored taking into account of road standards, traffic flow, distance and load, ensuring no injury to people or damage to property, equipment, loads and facilities


Vehicle is brought to a halt without injury to personnel or damage to property, equipment and loads, through the use of engine retarder, gears and brakes using straight line braking techniques


Responsibility for self-direction to achieve finished product to job/design specification is assumed


Load, transport and tip materials


Vehicle is positioned at load and discharge points with a minimum of manoeuvre


Dump truck movements including the raising and lowering of the tray are smooth and controlled


Weight and distribution of load is assessed for type of material and size of vehicle to ensure it is within vehicle capacity


Safety and security of load, including load cover requirements, are maintained from loading site to discharge site


Load is discharged on slope and/or over face at fill site in accordance with company procedures


Material is dumped/spread evenly in accordance with company procedures


Tray is cleared, lowered and secured before resuming travel in accordance with manufacturers' instructions


Carry out driver maintenance


Dump truck is safely parked, prepared for maintenance and shut down in accordance with manufacturers' manual and organisational requirements


Inspection and fault finding are conducted in accordance with manufacturers' specifications and/or organisational requirements


Defective parts are removed and replaced safely and effectively according to manufacturers' manual and organisational requirements


Regular programmed maintenance tasks are carried out in accordance with manufacturers' and/or organisational requirements


Clean up


Work area is cleared and materials disposed of or recycled in accordance with project environmental management plan


Vehicle, tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations and standard work practices

Qualifications and Skillsets

BCCPO3016B appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIF30208 - Certificate III in Gravedigging, Grounds and Maintenance