Conduct tack coat spraying operations

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 RIICBS201A, 'Conduct tack coat spraying operations'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Plan and prepare

1.1. Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to the work activity

1.2. Obtain and confirm safety requirements from the site safety plan and organisational policies and procedures, and apply to the allotted task

1.3. Identify, obtain and implement signage requirements from the project traffic management plan

1.4. Select tools and equipment to carry out tasks consistent with the requirements of the job, check for serviceability and rectify or report any faults

1.5. Identify environmental protection requirements from the project environmental management plan, and confirm and apply to the allotted task

2. Prepare for spraying operations

2.1. Carry out pre-operational checks in accordance with organisation, manufacturer or site authorised procedures

2.2. Check tank for cleanliness and contaminants prior to filling, and ensure transfer connections are completed and fully functional

2.3. Conduct all loading and unloading operations safely in accordance with manufacturer's or company instructions

2.4. Fill spray tank and ensure adequate materials are made available to perform spray operations

2.5. Identify application rate and translate into the relevant travel speed and pump characteristics where necessary

2.6. Select jets and fit to spray bar to enable spraying operations

3. Spray tack coat

3.1. Select and modify spraying techniques for tack coating to meet changing work conditions and types of surfaces

3.2. Conduct, control and monitor spraying operations of tack coat sprayer to ensure that materials are sprayed to specification

3.3. Carry out operations adjacent to traffic in accordance with authorised traffic management controls in a safe manner at all times

3.4. Complete work in accordance with the agreed plan and outcomes within the operating capacities of the allocated equipment

4. Operate hand lance

4.1. Determine situations where hand spraying is required

4.2. Inspect hand lance to ensure the equipment is safe and operating correctly

4.3. Inspect and set spray jets for job

4.4. Conduct, control and monitor hand spraying operations to ensure that materials are sprayed to specification

4.5. Carry out hand spraying operations adjacent to traffic in accordance with authorised traffic management controls in a safe manner at all times

4.6. Clean and store hand spraying equipment after use

5. Operator maintenance and clean up

5.1. Conduct inspection and fault finding in accordance with manufacturer's or organisational requirements

5.2. Clean spray bars and lances and ensure jets are free of contaminants

5.3. Empty and clean tank of bituminous products, in accordance with EPA and company procedures

5.4. Carry out routine operational servicing and lubrication tasks

5.5. Carry out minor maintenance

5.6. Maintain records in accordance with site requirements including identification of potential and current equipment problems

5.7. Perform work to the requirements of the organisation's environmental instructions and EPA standards

5.8. Clear work area and dispose of or recycle materials in accordance with project environmental management plan

5.9. Clean, check, maintain and store tools and equipment

Qualifications and Skillsets

RIICBS201A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC20111 - Certificate II in Construction