Propel light rail track vehicle Training Course

TC2059

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance.See also Foundation Skills Companion Volume

Skill Description 
ReadingIdentifies and interprets information from workplace procedures, documentation, legislation and regulations
NumeracyUses equipment operating capacity schedule to confirm safe weight load limits

Course Outline

1 Perform pre-operational equipment checks
1.1 Hazards are identified, risks are assessed and control measures are implemented
1.2 Detailed pre-operational equipment checks are conducted in accordance with manufacturer specifications and organisational procedures
1.3 Logbooks are checked and accurately completed as required, in accordance with organisational requirements and manufacturer specification
1.4 Problems with equipment are identified and rectified in accordance with workplace procedures
1.5 Identified problems are reported and documented in accordance with organisational procedures

2 Obtain approval to place equipment on track
2.1 Protection officer or person in charge of work (PICOW) is contacted to obtain approval to place light on-track equipment on track and to move it to designated location in accordance with network owner’s procedures
2.2 Communications with Network Control Officer is maintained using appropriate communications systems, in accordance with network owner procedures
2.3 Approval is recorded in accordance with organisational procedures

3 Operate light equipment on track
3.1 Equipment is travelled to designated location in accordance with network owner’s procedures
3.2 Equipment is prepared for work
3.3 Equipment is operated in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with relevant codes of practice, safeworking systems, manufacturer and organisational procedures
3.4 Equipment is operated to meet organisational standards and specifications
3.5 Warning systems are monitored and appropriately responded to as required during operation

4 Stable or off track equipment
4.1 Protection officer or PICOW is contacted to direct where and when to stable or off track equipment
4.2 Equipment is propelled to nominated stabling or off-track location
4.3 Equipment is stabled or off tracked as directed
4.4 Protection officer or PICOW is contacted and informed when light on-track equipment is stabled or off tracked
4.5 Equipment is left stored in appropriate manner and location to ensure security and protection of equipment

5 Perform post-operational equipment procedures
5.1 Post-operational equipment checks are conducted in accordance with manufacturer specifications and organisational procedures to identify defects and maintenance requirements
5.2 Identified problems are reported in accordance with organisational procedures
5.3 Post-operating service schedules are conducted in accordance with organisational procedures

6 Complete documentation
6.1 Logbooks are checked and completed as required
6.2 Documentation is completed and processed in accordance with organisational procedures

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