Clean road tankers

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 TLIB7307B, 'Clean road tankers'.
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 cleaning operations


Vehicle is positioned under gantry in accordance with workplace procedures


Documentation is obtained from the vehicle driver to determine the product which has been previously carried in the tanker


The vehicle keys are taken from the driver to prevent 'accidental drive off' before the cleaning process is completed


Appropriate cleaning process is selected for type of tanker/load in accordance with workplace procedures


Cleaning materials are prepared in accordance with manufacturers instructions and workplace procedures


The required personal protection and safety equipment is selected and used in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures


Steam clean a tanker


The vehicle is earthed to prevent sparks and explosions


Valves are opened to allow draining of the wash materials and hoses attached in accordance with manufacturers instructions and workplace procedures


All access points, including vents and washing points, are opened and heat-sensitive auto fill probes removed in accordance with workplace procedures


Where the tank has held oil/diesel, a wash consisting of detergent wash and hot water rinse is carried out followed by the application of steam


Where the tank has only held petrol, a steam clean only is carried out in accordance with workplace procedures


After the wash, the unit is left to drain until liquid ceases to drain from the outlet valves and steam stops leaving the vents on the top of the tank


All vents and valves are closed and the auto fill probes reconnected


Plastic seals are placed on valves to signify the completed cleaning of the tanker where required in accordance with workplace procedures


Clean a tanker using water and detergent


High pressure water and detergent is used to clean around the top of the tanker vents and hatches to remove dirt and they are rinsed clean with water


Valves on the outlet manifold are opened and connected with flexible pipes to the waste storage facility or recycling tanks for the tank cleaner


All hatches are opened and spray balls are placed into the tanks after checking visually for the condition of the tank. Where solid materials are present these are washed out with high pressure water prior to starting the cleaning cycle


Tank is rinsed then washed with tank wash until waste is clear and then it is recycled into a holding tank for reuse leaving the tankers tank to drain


Water in the holding tank is topped up and ph tested and solution is replaced if necessary in accordance with workplace procedures


Tank is rinsed with water in short bursts until the liquid leaving the tank is clear


Top of tank is hosed off again with water, and spray balls are removed


The tank is visually checked, through the hatches with the aid of a torch, for cleanliness


If cleanliness standards have not been achieved, the tanker is rewashed or re-rinsed as required. Hatches are closed


At the conclusion of cleaning operations drainage hoses are removed, manifold checked for cleanliness, and drainage valves closed and sealed to indicate completed process in accordance with workplace procedures


Complete cleaning operations


Due care is taken to ensure that the disposal of used cleaning materials is in accordance with environmental protection regulations and workplace procedures


Wash water is suitably treated using available water cleaning and separation processes before draining into the sewerage system


Cleaning equipment is cleaned, dried, checked and stored in accordance with workplace procedures


Documentation on the cleaning operations is completed in accordance with workplace procedures and is returned to the driver along with the keys to the vehicle

Qualifications and Skillsets

TLIB7307B appears in the following qualifications:

  • AVI20408 - Certificate II in Aviation (Ground Operations and Service)