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Truck or Trailer Mounted Attenuators

ON-SITE AT YOUR WORKPLACE

$500

RIIRTM301E – Operate truck or trailer mounted attenuators
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On-site at your workplace 1 day $500

Location

On-site at your workplace.
Face to face delivery. To obtain accreditation in this course a practical and written assessment will be given to participants.
While there are no prescribed pre-requisites to complete this course,it is a requirement that students are the holders of –
  • A valid Heavy Vehicle Drivers Licence appropriate to the class of TMA being used for assessment (MR and above)
  • A White Card
  • A Statement of Attainment for RIIWHS302E Implement traffic management plans (or equivalent)
Students must also be able to converse and comprehend basic English.
  • A Valid Heavy Vehicle Drivers Licence appropriate to the class of TMA being used for assessment (MR and above)
  • A White Card
  • A Statement of Attainment for RIIWHS302E Implement traffic management plans (or equivalent)
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI)
  • Closed toe shoes
Upon successful completion, participants receive a wallet card and an electronic copy of Statement of Attainment.

Operate Truck or trailer mounted attenuators RIIRTM301E

This nationally recognised unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to operate truck or trailer mounted attenuators when carrying out traffic management activities in civil construction. It includes planning and preparing, using radio communication, operating and positioning truck or trailer mounted attenuator, using traffic controls, and cleaning up.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate truck or trailer mounted attenuators when carrying out traffic management activities in civil construction. Planning and preparing to operate attenuator
  • Obtaining, interpreting, clarifying and confirming safety requirements from site safety plan, vehicle movement plan and organisational policies and procedures and applying to the allotted task
  • Accessing, interpreting and applying documentation required to operate truck or trailer mounted attenuators and confirming work activity is compliant
  • Identifying, obtaining and implementing signage according to job requirements
  • Selecting vehicles, plant, tools and equipment required for work activities, confirming serviceability and rectifying and reporting faults as required
  • Identifying, confirming, clarifying and applying environmental protection requirements
  • Obtaining and interpreting emergency procedures and identifying steps required to respond to emergencies
Conducting attenuator pre-operational checks
  • Checking attenuator connection with host vehicle, tyres and brakes according to trailer mountedattenuator pre-start check
  • Carrying out start-up, park and shutdown procedures according to manufacturer specifications and site requirements
  • Checking truck and attenuator controls and functions for serviceability and reporting and rectify any faults as required
Operating communication devices
  • Adjusting communication device such as radio controls for transmission and reception
  • Testing and confirming radio contact between all vehicles and handheld radios
  • Transmitting radio messages according to job requirements
  • Confirming communications contact after nominated period of non-contact
  • Confirming radio communication is maintained between vehicles and confirming correct positioning of vehicle
Operating mounted attenuator
  • Identifying site hazards associated with truck or trailer mounted attenuator operations
  • Identifying and applying safe operating techniques for truck or trailer mounted attenuator according to national truck or trailer mounted attenuator guidelines
  • Operating truck or trailer mounted attenuator according to job requirements
Positioning traffic controls and truck or trailer mounted attenuators
  • Positioning and confirming traffic control signs and display on vehicles
  • Displaying and confirming required vehicle warning lights
  • Positioning vehicle according to traffic management plan, and traffic and site safety regulations
  • Confirming traffic is controlled and work crew protected according to job requirements
  • Moving truck or trailer mounted attenuator between worksites, observing road rules and traffic management requirements
  • Confirming incidents are recorded and reported as required
Carrying out operator maintenance
  • Conducting inspection and fault finding according to manufacturer specifications and site requirements
  • Completing required documentation according to site requirements
Conducting clean-up activities
  • Confirming work area is clear and disposing of or recycling materials according to site requirements
  • Confirming tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored according to manufacturer specifications and site requirements