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Receive and dispatch material, equipment and tools

Unit Descriptor This unit describes the application of the skills and knowledge required to receive and store materials/equipment/components/parts/tools and dispatch in a timely fashion so the next process can receive them. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

1 . Receive and check materials/components/parts and equipment/tools required

  1. Applicable legislative, OHS , and organisation requirements are complied with

  2. Materials/components/parts are received in accordance with work plans

  3. Materials/components/parts required for the job are checked to ensure they comply with job requirements

  4. Equipment and tools required to carry out the process are accessed/obtained in accordance with work plans and organisation procedures

  5. Equipment and tools are checked to ensure that they are the correct type and are in working order

2 . Unpack and store materials/components/parts and equipment/ tools as required

  1. Materials/components/parts required for the job are unpacked, checked, serviced and stored

  2. Damaged or incorrectly received materials, components/parts are processed in accordance with organisation procedures

  3. Equipment and tools required for the job are unpacked and stored

3 . Dispatch materials/ parts/components and complete work

  1. Materials/parts/components are dispatched

  2. Equipment and tools are stored at the completion of the process

  3. Work area is cleaned and resupplied where required

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Range Statement

Legislative requirements may include:

Applicable legislation, regulations and codes of practice, including those related to:

OHS requirements may include:

Legislation and regulations, organisational safety policies and procedures and may include: the use of personal protective equipment and clothing, rescue services, fire fighting organisation and equipment, first aid equipment, hazard and risk control and elimination, systems covering the use of hazardous materials and substances and manual handling procedures including lifting and carrying.

Organisation requirements may include:

Job context may include:

Processes including:

Organisation procedures may include:

Evidence Guide

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit

Evidence of the following is essential:

Context of and specific resources for assessment

Method of assessment

A range of assessment methods should be used to assess practical skills and knowledge. The following examples are appropriate for this unit: