This standard covers the competences you need to assist with the preparation, maintenance and use of search or munition clearance equipment in accordance with approved procedures and practices.
You will be required to demonstrate that you can prepare, operate and maintain the equipment correctly according to the manufacturer’s instructions reporting any defective equipment through the appropriate channels in accordance with approved procedures and practices.
This activity is likely to be undertaken by someone whose work role involves Weapons, Ordnance, Munitions or Explosives work activities. This includes people working as munition clearance support personnel
P1 work safely at all times, complying with relevant health and safety, environmental and other regulations, legislation and guidelines
P2 prepare, operate and maintain the equipment correctly according to the manufacturer’s instructions
P3 report any defective equipment through the appropriate channels
P4 meet operational requirements and organizational procedures
P5 take readings and measurements accurately
P6 report any inaccuracies or inconsistencies of information
K1 the health, safety and environmental and other statutory legislation, regulations and safe working practices and procedures and their implications for your area of work
K2 the relevance of personal protective equipment (PPE)
K3 the actions to be taken in response to an unplanned event
K4 how to inspect, test, prepare, operate and maintain equipment
K5 operational requirements and organizational procedures
K6 how to report any defective equipment
Different types of equipment: hand; powered