Course Title: Maintain, monitor and improve transport operations systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5369 Diploma of Logistics

Course Title: Maintain, monitor and improve transport operations systems

Portfolio: BUS Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Course Contact: Tim Wallis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5423

Course Contact Email: timothy.wallis@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to maintain, monitor and improve an enterprise’s transport operations systems in various contexts within the transport and logistics industry.

It includes identifying systems involved with enterprise transport operations, overseeing conditions required for a safe and effective operations system, and reviewing the overall efficiency of those transport operation systems.

The unit generally applies to those who lead individuals or teams.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TLIL5057 Maintain, monitor and improve transport operations systems

Elements:

1 Identify operations systems

2 Oversee conditions required for safe and effective operations systems

3 Review overall efficiency of transport operations systems


Learning Outcomes

This course is structured to provide students with the optimum learning experience in order to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to maintain, monitor and improve an enterprise’s transport operations systems in various contexts within the transport and logistics industry.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of the requirements in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks, for example:

  • direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence and third party workplace reports of on-the-job performance by the candidate
  • review of final printed documents
  • demonstration of techniques
  • observation of presentations
  • oral or written questioning to assess knowledge of software applications

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Performance  Evidence

You will be required to provide evidence of the following skills:

  • adapting to differences in equipment and related standard operating and servicing procedures
  • applying relevant legislation and workplace procedures
  • communicating and working effectively with others when maintaining, monitoring and improving transport operations systems
  • completing documentation related to work activities
  • identifying, managing and reviewing operation systems
  • monitoring work activities in terms of planned schedule
  • operating electronic communications equipment to required protocol
  • reading and interpreting policies, documents, legislation, instructions, procedures, information and signs relevant to work activities.

Knowledge Evidence

You are required to provide evidence of the following:

  • emergency procedures
  • principles, purpose and location of controls, monitoring devices and systems
  • procedures for adjusting controls to optimise the operation of the equipment
  • relevant sections of national and state/territory regulatory requirements and codes of practice
  • requirements for completing relevant documentation
  • steps involved in planning the activities.

Feedback

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions. You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed. Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning outcomes and final performance in the course.