Drive heavy combination vehicle

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 TDTC597C, 'Drive heavy combination vehicle'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Drive heavy combination vehicle' 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

Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance Criteria

1

Drive the heavy combination vehicle

1.1

The heavy combination vehicle is started, steered, manoeuvred, positioned and stopped in accordance with traffic regulations and manufacturer's instructions

1.2

Engine power is managed to ensure efficiency and performance and to minimise engine and gear damage

1.3

Engine operation is maintained within manufacturer's specified torque range and temperature through effective gear selection and smooth transition in gear changes

1.4

Braking system of heavy combination vehicle is managed and operated to ensure effective control of the vehicle under all conditions

1.5

Driving hazards are identified and/or anticipated and avoided or controlled through defensive driving

1.6

The heavy combination vehicle is driven in reverse, maintaining visibility and achieving accurate positioning

1.7

The heavy combination vehicle is parked, uncoupled, shut down and secured in accordance with manufacturer's specifications, traffic regulations and workplace procedures

1.8

Where required, overwidth and overweight permit applications are undertaken in accordance with relevant regulatory requirements

1.9

Appropriate signage, lights and the like are checked for operational effectiveness and for conformity to prescribed traffic regulations

1.10

Appropriate procedures are followed in the event of a driving emergency

2

Monitor traffic and road conditions

2.1

The most efficient route of travel is taken through monitoring and anticipation of traffic flows and conditions, road standards and other factors likely to cause delays or route deviations

2.2

Traffic and road conditions are constantly monitored and acted upon to enable safe operation and ensure no injury to people or damage to property, equipment loads and facilities

3

Monitor and maintain vehicle performance

3.1

Vehicle performance is maintained through pre-operational inspections and checks of the vehicle

3.2

Prime mover and trailer are aligned and coupled in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and workplace procedures

3.3

Coupled vehicle is checked and tested to ensure it is correctly secured and to confirm that it is fully operational

3.4

Performance and efficiency of vehicle operation is monitored during use

3.5

Defective or irregular performance or malfunctions are reported to the appropriate authority

3.6

Vehicle records are maintained/updated and information is processed in accordance with workplace procedures


Qualifications and Skillsets

TDTC597C appears in the following qualifications:

  • AUR31205 - Certificate III in Automotive Retail, Service and Repair
  • AUR31105 - Certificate III in Automotive Warehousing/Distribution Operations
  • AUR21205 - Certificate II in Automotive Warehousing/Distribution Operations
  • AUR50105 - Diploma of Automotive Management
  • AUR40105 - Certificate IV in Automotive Management