Conduct asphalt paver 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 RIICBS305A, 'Conduct asphalt paver 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



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. Determine material to be laid and handling procedures to be employed according to specifications

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

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

2. Set up asphalt paver

2.1. Carry out start-up, park, and shutdown procedures in accordance with manufacturer's and/or site specific requirements

2.2. Adjust, change or inflate tyres using safe handling procedures

2.3. Set equipment to correct levels to enable the laying of materials to specifications

2.4. Set heating controls for the screed board to specifications

2.5. Install feeder bin where required

2.6. Check materials spreading controls for correct operation

3. Operate asphalt paver

3.1. Engage delivery vehicles smoothly without bumping

3.2. Maintain appropriate uniform speed during spreading operations

3.3. Monitor and maintain asphalt mix according to job specifications

3.4. Maintain communication with screed hand to ensure job is progressing satisfactorily and that materials are being spread to specifications

3.5. Monitor movement of the plant to ensure safety of asphalt crew

4. Carry out operator maintenance

4.1. Park paver safely, prepare for maintenance and shutdown as per manufacturer's manual and organisational requirements

4.2. Conduct inspection and fault finding

4.3. Carry out routine operational servicing and lubrication tasks

4.4. Carry out minor maintenance

4.5. Record performance of machine constantly to enable timely repair of equipment

5. Relocate paver

5.1. Prepare paver for relocation

5.2. Drive paver safely on highways and construction sites, observing highway code and local safety requirements

6. Clean up

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

6.2. Clean, check, maintain and store plant, tools and equipment