This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to conduct routine maintenance and minor repairs on equipment.
This unit applies to those who undertake equipment maintenance for a specific sport or activity, or general equipment maintenance as part of sport, fitness or recreation facility operations. These individuals work under supervision and according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
Elements and Performance Criteria
Elements describe the essential outcomes
Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.
1. Perform routine equipment maintenance.
1.1 Access and interpret maintenance schedules and manufacturer instructions.
1.2 Examine and check equipment according to maintenance schedules.
1.3 Check serviceability of emergency equipment.
2. Conduct equipment repairs.
2.1 Conduct minor repairs to maintain safe and effective use of equipment, within scope of responsibility.
2.2 Report repairs which cannot be carried out to supervisor.
2.3 Tag and isolate faulty equipment.
2.4 Check maintenance equipment in a regular and timely manner.
3. Store equipment to maintain serviceable condition.
3.1 Store and handle equipment according to manufacturer instructions.
3.2 Maintain storage facilities in a clean and tidy condition.
3.3 Maintain access and egress of storage facilities in the case of an emergency.
3.4 Secure storage facilities.
3.5 Complete records of routine maintenance and repairs.
Evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit in the context of the job role, and:
- safely conduct at least six of the following minor maintenance tasks on equipment within industry realistic timeframes over five service periods:
- checking for damage
- restocking or refilling
- consistently monitor storage and condition of the following equipment over five service periods:
- equipment used within the facility
- participant or client-specific equipment
- emergency equipment
- large items requiring lifting and assembly.
Demonstrated knowledge required to complete the tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit:
- policies and procedures related to routine maintenance tasks:
- work health and safety/occupational health and safety
- storage of equipment
- maintenance schedules
- record keeping
- reporting channels
- equipment repair techniques relevant to the equipment being maintained to enable safe and appropriate equipment repair
- factors to consider when checking equipment serviceability to enable equipment to be maintained to a safe standard
- manufacturer guidelines and codes of practice for equipment maintenance and repair, where relevant
- safety standards for equipment within area of responsibility.
Skills must be demonstrated in:
- a sport, fitness or recreation environment with access to required equipment. This can be a workplace or simulated environment.
Assessment must ensure use of:
- a variety of equipment relevant to the sport, fitness and recreation activity or facility
- equipment repair and maintenance resources
- maintenance storage facilities
- maintenance records and forms.
Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations’ requirements for assessors.
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