1. Trainee Information

  • The assessment requirements are:
    1) A knowledge based test to establish a satisfactory understanding of the required task/s and the associated safety requirements;
    2) Practical test demonstrations completed by the participant demonstrating competency in all the required tasks.
    When the candidate has satisfied the criteria they will be deemed competent & authorized to operate Multi-Combination Side Tippers, only for Rivet Mining Services West.
    Pass Mark of 80% required

  • Nationally Recognised Heavy Vehicle MC Licence

  • Image of Nationally Recognised Heavy Vehicle MC Licence

  • Image of equipment trainee was assessed in

2. Oral Assessment - Demonstration of Understanding

A. Mine Operating Environment

  • Operator can correctly identify and discuss the major hazards associated with operating Multi-Combination Side Vehicles

  • Operator can correctly identify and discuss his/her responsibilities in regards to safely operating Multi-Combination vehicles

  • Operator can correctly identify and discuss understanding that at no time shall a mobile phone be used whilst driving or onsite. Operator can discuss when it is ok to use a phone.

  • This VOC only covers the particular identified truck models. You will need to sit a familiarisation for each additional individual truck model.

B. Workplace Communication & Coordination

  • Operator can correctly identify and discuss understanding of who the operator might need to communicate with during shift to ensure effective operations?

  • Operator can correctly identify and discuss understanding of other types of equipment the operator might be required to coordinate with during their work?

  • Operator can correctly identify and discuss understanding of communications with the truck scheduler?

  • Operator can correctly identify and discuss understanding of types of products a Multi-combination vehicle operator might be required to carry?

  • Operator can correctly identify and discuss understanding of who would be their immediate supervisor while operating Multi-Combination Vehicles?

C. Vehicle Specifications

  • Operator can correctly identify and discuss understanding of what type of transmission is in the vehicle they will be operating?

  • Operator can correctly identify and discuss understanding of the difference between Concessional & Non-Concessional weights?

  • Operator can correctly identify and discuss understanding of the technical capabilities and limitations of the road train vehicle that they will be operating? (questions to be asked:- A) Maximum Load capacity B) Maximum height C) Engine / Rev Range D) Maximum speed (Rivet Policy)

  • Operator can correctly identify and discuss understanding of locations they are allowed to go in a Multi-Combination Truck?

  • Operator can correctly identify and discuss understanding of the types of permits required to be carried with them at all times while operating an Alternate Combination vehicle?

3. Practical

D. Pre-start Checks & Procedures

  • Operator can correctly check for and identify vehicle safety checks including:- Fluid levels / Fluid Leaks / Engine bay inspection / Cab mounts / Load security and safety / maintenance tags / mirrors \ windscreens & Windows / Rego's and Permits are current and in truck.

  • Operator can correctly check for and identify safety equipment including:- Wheel Chocks / Warning Triangles / First aid Kit / portable fire extinguisher / Steer tyre pressure indicators

  • Operator can correctly check for and identify vehicle safety & road worthiness including:- Tyre condition & pressure / wheel nuts / squirrels or indicators and hubs / No combustible material around exhaust / complete 360 degree walk around / proximity of other personnel.

  • Operator can correctly check for and identify vehicle communications and safety including:- Checking all 2-way communications are working / Checks the IVCS and ensures cameras are not obstructed and Lenses are clean / Checks air conditioner is working.

  • Operator correctly completes vehicle Pre-start sheet

  • Image of completed Pre-start page

E. Start up procdure

  • Operator can correctly identify & utilise correct horn signals

  • Operator can identify & utilise engine diagnostic system & starts vehicle correctly

  • Operator correctly warms engine and machine systems / monitors gauges and indicators for levels and pressures.

  • Operator can correctly identify & conduct tests for foot and parking brakes and familiarises themselves with the tipping controls

  • Operator can correctly identify & correctly logs onto In Vehicle Monitoring System and enters correct details and information

F. Operation of Road Train Vehicle

  • Before take off, operator ensures seat belts are applied (including passenger) & Uses correct horn signals?

  • Operator selects correct gear and achieves smooth take off?

  • Operates vehicle in accordance with site transport rules and other W.A. road rules, also ensuring:- Correct following distance is maintained / uses two hands on the steering wheel at all times / operate uses good observation techniques whilst operating (Front, rear, left & Right)?

  • Operator utilises:- Correct use of signals and indicators / Correct vehicle positioning is maintained on road / Operates vehicle to maximise performance capability and efficiency?

  • Operator correctly applies brakes before entering corners and turns / selects correct gearing prior to entering corners and turns maintaining power / correctly drives to conditions (Wet - slippery or poor visibility) / changes gear to maintain specified torque range at all speeds / utlises engine retarder?

  • Operator performs regular tyre checks throughout and shift and monitors vehicle performance and notifies workshop or supervisor of any developing problems?

  • If required, operator utilsies correct 2-way communications before overtaking?

  • Operator ensures the diff lock is engaged on all mine sites?

  • Operator maintains sufficient clearance from other other equipment and adheres to exclusion zone procedures?

I. Park up & Shutdown Procedures

  • Operator correctly brings vehicle to a controlled stop?

  • Operator parks in safe location, not on edge of stockpile or high wall / Engages park brake / Operator allows 5 minute idle cool down of vehicle before shutting down adhering to correct procedure?

  • Operator performs house keeping within cabin /safely disembarks using 3 points of contact?

  • Operator isolates power / allows for safe access by others / Locks-secures vehicle if required?

  • Operator notifies correct person of machine location / informs cross shift if any relevant information to any operational changes i,.e. roadworks, site changes, weather conditions etc. ?

4. Assessor Sign Off

Trainee Statement

  • I acknowledge the training I have received and the assessment I have undertaken on a Multi-Combination Side Tipper Verification of Competency. I agree that I am competent in all areas and agree to comply with all related site rules and company procedures.

  • Trainee

Assessor Statement

  • Comments

  • I confirm that the Trainee has undertaken a Multi-Combination Side Tipper Verification of Competency and found the candidate was competent on the day. The Trainee has a full understanding of all site rules and procedures.

  • Cert IV T&A Assessor

Training Coordinator sign off

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