Carry out general maintenance

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 THTGTM01B, 'Carry out general maintenance'.
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


Perform maintenance tasks


Respond promptly to requests for routine maintenance assistance.


Select and use appropriate equipment safely and according to manufacturer's instructions.


Carry out maintenance tasks correctly and promptly, in accordance with enterprise policy and procedures.


Carry out maintenance tasks according to required schedules and priorities.


Carry out maintenance tasks with minimum disruption to customers and colleagues.


Enclose or isolate work areas where appropriate to ensure safety of customers and colleagues, using warning signage where required.


Complete tasks in accordance with quality requirements.


Clean work areas on completion of work.


Identify problems requiring specialist assistance and seek help from the appropriate supervisor or tradesperson.


Maintain and store equipment


Identify problems or faults and report them to the appropriate supervisor or tradesperson.


Carry out basic maintenance on equipment on a regular basis, according to enterprise procedure.


Store equipment in designated areas.


Store equipment in accordance with manufacturer's specifications, enterprise requirements and occupational health and safety standards.


Perform administrative tasks


Interpret maintenance requests accurately.


Clarify instructions with persons making a request, when required.


Complete work report forms and other required documentation accurately.


Forward documentation to the appropriate person, as required.


Assist in special projects


Carry out work on special projects correctly, under the direction of the appropriate specialist or supervisor.


Undertake liaison with other project members to ensure effective co-ordination of tasks within the total project.


Liaise with contractors


Establish and maintain contact with appropriate contractors to ensure effective co-ordination of maintenance work.


Provide assistance and information to contractors when required.


Relay accurate information between contractors and maintenance supervisors when required.

Qualifications and Skillsets

THTGTM01B appears in the following qualifications:

  • RGR20408 - Certificate II in Racing Services (Track Maintenance)
  • RGR30508 - Certificate III in Racing Services (Track Maintenance)