Operate an inland modular raft or ferry

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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Prepare for raft or ferry operation

1.1 Determine task, cargo, destination and route from operating instructions.

1.2 Compile navigation data.

1.3 Check cargo weight is within the safe operating limit of the craft and complete manifests to ensure passengers and cargo are safe to move.

1.4 Conduct launch site survey, risk and environmental assessment.

1.5 Determine suitable raft or ferry design.

1.6 Develop assembly and disassembly plan in accordance with design, resources, surveys, risks and environmental considerations.

1.7 Select equipment and check for serviceability, replace or reject, and report unserviceable items.

1.8 Check operator and crew conform to relevant state/territory and federal licensing requirements.

1.9 Refer problems that cannot be resolved locally to higher authority for resolution.

1.10 Brief crew.

1.11 Liaise with outside agencies as required.

1.12 Conduct shore preparation and prepare the pontoons and tugs for launch.

2. Assemble and manoeuvre the raft or ferry

2.1 Direct and supervise crew.

2.2 Launch tugs and pontoons.

2.3 Assemble raft or ferry in accordance with assembly plan.

2.4 Brief passengers on safety issues prior to embarking.

2.5 Load raft or ferry in accordance with manifest and check security, alignment and load stability.

2.6 Navigate and manoeuvre raft or ferry consistent with hazards and environmental conditions.

2.7 Conduct contingency and emergency drills to minimise threat to personnel and equipment.

2.8 Disembark personnel and unload equipment.

2.9 Recognise and respond to unexpected situations that require a quick and decisive response in accordance with operational requirements.

3. Recover and restore raft or ferry

3.1 Disassemble raft or ferry in accordance with disassembly plan.

3.2 Recover pontoons and tugs.

3.3 Check equipment for serviceability, clean and service it, and report any defects.

3.4 Complete documentation.

3.5 Complete debriefing requirements.