Operate bulk materials handling equipment

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 PMC562071C, 'Operate bulk materials handling equipment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Operate bulk materials handling equipment' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Operate conveyors

1.1. Recognise the type and number of conveyors

1.2. Identify hazards and implement hazard controls according to procedures

1.3. Start up and shut down the conveyor in a manner appropriate to the conveyor type and duty

1.4. Complete routine checks, logs and paperwork, taking action on unexpected observations, readings and trends

1.5. Convey correct material from and to the correct location as required

2. Manage bulk material storages

2.1. Recognise type of storage facility

2.2. Monitor quality, quantity and location of bulk materials stored

2.3. Transfer stock into, out of and between storage as required

2.4. Supply internal and external customers with correct quality and quantity in a timely manner

2.5. Make effective use of storage capacity available taking account of safety issues

3. Rectify problems

3.1. Identify the range of faults that can occur during the operation

3.2. Determine and rectify fault causes in accordance with established enterprise procedures

3.3. Identify and rectify equipment failure causes in accordance with established enterprise procedures

3.4. Make sure appropriate records and log books of equipment operations are maintained to meet enterprise requirements

3.5. Identify non-routine problems and report according to procedure

4. Carry out maintenance procedures

4.1. Recognise a maintenance need according to procedure

4.2. Isolate materials handling equipment and prepare for maintenance/vessel entry as required

4.3. Complete minor maintenance according to procedures

4.4. Receive plant back from maintenance and check for safe operation

4.5. Prepare plant for the introduction of materials and for operation

5. Control hazards

5.1. Identify hazards in the material handling work area

5.2. Assess the risks arising from those hazards

5.3. Implement measures to control those risks in line with procedures

5.4. Shut down in an emergency as required

Qualifications and Skillsets

PMC562071C appears in the following qualifications:

  • PMC30110 - Certificate III in Manufactured Mineral Products
  • PMC20110 - Certificate II in Manufactured Mineral Products
  • PMC40110 - Certificate IV in Manufactured Mineral Products