Operate Light Vehicle – RIIVEH201D

Course Contents – RIIVEH201D

Plan and prepare for operations

  • Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to the work activity
  • Obtain, interpret and clarify information, work requirements and details
  • Access and apply safety information and procedures when planning light vehicle operations
  • Select appropriate types of equipment and/or ancillary attachments according to job specifications to maximise efficiency and effectiveness
  • Identify, address and report potential hazards and risks
  • Select appropriate personal protective equipment for planned work activities
  • Identify, address and report environmental issues

Operate a light vehicle

  • Carry out pre-start, start-up, park-up and shutdown procedures
  • Operate light vehicle with or without ancillary attachments
  • Operate equipment within recommended speed, engine capability and limitations
  • Use vehicle lights and indicators in accordance with traffic regulations
  • Identify and respond appropriately to hazardous and/or emergency driving situations
  • Complete light vehicle operations according to work plan

Carry out operator maintenance

  • Conduct visual inspections to identify faults
  • Conduct routine operational servicing and housekeeping activities
  • Carry out minor maintenance and repairs
  • Report defective or irregular performance to relevant authorities
  • Maintain and update vehicle records in accordance with workplace procedures

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