Undertake operational maintenance of machinery

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 RTC2301A, 'Undertake operational maintenance of machinery'.
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

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Prepare for maintenance


Maintenance plans are accessed and understood prior to undertaking maintenance work.


Tools and supplies are selected appropriate to job requirements and confirmed against maintenance plan.


Tools are inspected for serviceability and prepared for use according to manufacturers specifications and enterprise requirements.


OHS hazards in the workplace are identified, risk assessed and reported according to enterprise requirements.


Perform scheduled maintenance


2.5 More serious or complex faults are reported for referral according to enterprise requirements.


2.1 Suitable personal protective equipment is selected, used, maintained and stored according to OHS requirements.


2.2 Greasing, lubrication and other basic servicing of machinery is carried out according to manufacturers specifications and enterprise requirements.


2.3 Equipment is adjusted according to manufacturers specifications and enterprise requirements.


2.4 Basic diagnostic techniques are applied and mechanical faults are identified and rectified according to manufacturers specifications.


Complete maintenance activities


Tools are cleaned and stored according to OHS and enterprise requirements.


Waste from maintenance activities is collected, treated and disposed or recycled according to enterprise environmental requirements.


Work areas are cleaned, returned to operating condition and maintained according to OHS and enterprise requirements.


Relevant information is documented according to industry and enterprise requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

RTC2301A appears in the following qualifications:

  • HLT21207 - Certificate II in Health Support Services
  • RGR20408 - Certificate II in Racing Services (Track Maintenance)