Transfer bulk fluids into_out of storage facility

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 PMAOPS307B, 'Transfer bulk fluids into_out of storage facility'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for work.

1.1. Identify work requirements

1.2. Identify and control hazards

1.3. Coordinate with appropriate personnel

2. Prepare storage/transfer facilities

2.1. Manage products within the tank farm or at the platform in accordance with the site/enterprise's storage types, products and locations

2.2. Inspect storage or docking facilities for leaks or damage

2.3. Check and test safety systems to verify their operational condition and status, and report on all equipment faults

2.4. Conduct critical inspections of storage and tank farms (and ascertain seaworthiness of vessels at sea if required) ensuring areas are safe, clean and equipment can't be compromised by debris

2.5. Identify and report all equipment requiring maintenance, follow up to satisfactory conclusion.

3. Monitor storage facilities.

3.1. Confirm tank mixes, capacities and quality, and determine if these are being maintained within the agreed product requirements prior to transfer

3.2. Monitor gas detection/environmental/safety systems to ensure the storage area is a safe environment and that the safety of the area or vessel is not compromised

3.3. Communicate storage conditions to transfer or other personnel to inform them of the operational condition and status of the storage facilities or vessel.

4. Monitor load-out/transfer platform or facility as required.

4.1. Monitor load-out/transfer systems on the platform or in the terminal load-out/transfer area

4.2. Monitor gas detection/environmental/safety systems to ensure the load-out/transfer area is a safe environment

4.3. Inform appropriate personnel of the load-out/transfer area status, and conditions of the storage facilities.

5. Conduct load-out/transfer.

5.1. Communicate operational status to required personnel prior to loading

5.2. Ensure that all start-up permissives have been satisfied and product is ready for transfer

5.3. Set and adjust pump flow rates to keep within agreed capacities

5.4. Monitor loading pump performance to keep within stated operational ranges and vibration is in limits

5.5. Take and record product shipping/transfer samples as required.

6. Isolate and de-isolate plant.

6.1. Isolate plant

6.2. Make safe for required work

6.3. Check plant is ready to be returned to service

6.4. Prepare plant for return to service.

7. Resolve problems

7.1. Identify possible problems in equipment and process.

7.2. Determine problems needing action

7.3. Determine possible fault causes

7.4. Rectify problem using appropriate solution within area of responsibility

7.5. Follow up items until resolved

7.6. Report problems outside area of responsibility to designated person.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PMAOPS307B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA32310 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Manufacture)
  • PMA30108 - Certificate III in Process Plant Operations
  • PMA40108 - Certificate IV in Process Plant Technology