Conduct bitumen tanker operations

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 RIICBS312A, 'Conduct bitumen tanker 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. Select plant, tools and equipment to carry out tasks consistent with the requirements of the job, check for serviceability and rectify or report any faults

1.4. Identify, confirm and apply environmental protection requirements from the project environmental management plan

2. Set up tanker for operation

2.1. Carry out pre-operational checks on bitumen tanker

2.2. Fill ancillary tanks and ensure adequate materials are available to perform tanker operations

2.3. Check tanks to prevent contamination

2.4. Obtain load details, including correct amount of any additives

3. Load tanker

3.1. Check previous load details for compatibility

3.2. Load tank with the prescribed amount of material

3.3. Add and mix additives to specifications

3.4. Check temperature of the material to ensure compliance with manufacturer's specifications

3.5. Measure, calculate and record material quantities and additives

3.6. Heat materials in accordance with manufacturer's/suppliers' instructions

4. Transfer materials

4.1. Set up transfer site according to Austroads Bitumen Sealing Safety Guide

4.2. Confirm transfer procedures with depot supervisor/sprayer driver

4.3. Transfer materials in accordance with organisational procedures

4.4. Record details of transferred materials

5. Empty tanker

5.1. Empty tank into storage or waste in accordance with environmental plan

5.2. Clean tank interior in accordance with organisation instructions or Austroads Bitumen Sealing Safety Guide

6. Carry out operator maintenance

6.1. Inspect for faults in accordance with manufacturer's specifications and organisational requirements

6.2. Carry out routine operational servicing and lubrication tasks

6.3. Maintain equipment condition reports and records

7. Clean up

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

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