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View Unit : Prepare the rigid vehicle for driving

Unit
Unit Reference Number
K/602/2832
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Prepare the rigid vehicle for driving
Unit Level
Level 2
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
10
Unit Credit Value
2
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
7.2 Warehousing and Distribution
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

know how to prepare the rigid vehicle for driving

1.1

Explain the relevant organisational policies and procedures, in relation to preparing the rigid vehicle for driving, that relate to:

• health, safety and security

• legal requirements

• operating requirements

1.2

Explain how to check that the rigid vehicle has sufficient fuel, additives and water

1.3

Explain the operation of the rigid vehicle instruments and controls to include:

• How to check the vehicle systems

• How to check instruments, controls, gauges and vehicle systems

• Indications of electrical or mechanical problems

1.4

Explain the responsibilities of the driver for the rigid vehicle and the load

1.5

Explain the organisational procedures for reporting defects including information on previously reported problems with the rigid vehicle

1.6

Explain how to obtain information on previously reported problems with the rigid vehicle

1.7

Explain which person(s) is officially responsible for releasing the rigid vehicle

1.8

Identify problems that can occur when preparing the rigid vehicle for driving

1.9

Explain the appropriate action to take, in order to deal with identified problems

2

1 be able to prepare the rigid vehicle for driving

2.1

Follow all organisational policies and procedures, in relation to preparing the rigid vehicle for driving, that relate to:

• health, safety and security

• legal requirements

• operating requirements

2.2

Check the vehicle and vehicle systems to ensure the rigid vehicle is legal and roadworthy

2.3

Carry out adjustments to the:

• steering wheel

• mirrors

• seat

for optimum control, observation and comfort

2.4

Check the rigid vehicle has sufficient:

• fuel

• additives

• oil

• water

2.5

Check that any ancillary equipment is in working order

2.6

Demonstrate that all documentation your organisation requires is with the rigid vehicle

Equivalent Units
There are no equivalences to display.
2.4.6.0L