Domain - Bitumen Surfacing

Domain - Bitumen Surfacing

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Level 2

Demonstrate knowledge of the dangers of bitumen handling and the need for safety
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 20449.

1495 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: bitumen used on roads; general safety precautions for the handling of bitumen; safety precautions for maintenance work on bitumen vessels and pipework; and emergency procedures for fighting bitumen fires and for personal first aid, bitumen burns, and bitumen gas inhalation. This unit standard is a prerequisite for all other unit standards in the Asphalt Surfacing and Bitumen Surfacing domains.

Standard-setting body:

Infrastructure ITO - InfraTrain Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Describe placarding requirements and produce documentation for transporting bituminous liquids
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

20458 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe placarding requirements for transporting bulk bituminous liquids; and describe and complete documentation for the transport and delivery of bulk bituminous liquids.

Standard-setting body:

Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of sealing chip used in bitumen surfacing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 20454.

14664 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of sealing chip and its application and to take samples for sealing chip tests.

Standard-setting body:

Infrastructure ITO - InfraTrain Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Transport bulk bituminous liquids by road and assist with loading and unloading
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

20459 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is for drivers of vehicles that transport bulk bituminous liquids and, under supervision, assist with loading and unloading operations. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify, assess, control, and monitor health and safety hazards and adverse effects on the environment of loading, transporting, and unloading bituminous liquids; perform operator servicing and maintenance on a bitumen tank wagon vehicle; prepare a tank wagon for delivery of bulk bituminous liquid; prepare for loading into and unloading from a bitumen tank wagon; under supervision of the person in charge, assist with loading into and unloading from a bitumen tank wagon; transport bulk bituminous liquids; and park and secure a tank wagon carrying bulk bituminous liquid and secure its load.

Standard-setting body:

Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Determine and document bitumen blends
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

20463 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe and complete documentation for bitumen blends; and determine blend components and produce blending certificates.

Standard-setting body:

Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Level 4

Demonstrate knowledge of bitumen materials, their modification and handling on chipsealing works
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 20450.

1496 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify and describe bitumen products used on roads; describe safe handling techniques on chipsealing works; and demonstrate knowledge of the procedures to be carried out in the event of a spillage.

Standard-setting body:

Infrastructure ITO - InfraTrain Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Operate bitumen sprayer plant and equipment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 20451 and unit standard 20461.

1497 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of equipment on bitumen sprayers; operate bitumen sprayer equipment; maintain sprayer equipment; operate bitumen spraying process controls; and to demonstrate knowledge of industry certification of bitumen sprayers and of sprayer support plant.

Standard-setting body:

Infrastructure ITO - InfraTrain Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Spray bitumen on road surfaces
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 20452.

1498 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: determine job requirements and apply bitumen to the road surface.

Standard-setting body:

Infrastructure ITO - InfraTrain Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Operate bitumen supply and support facilities and equipment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 20443.

1501 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of bitumen supply and support facilities and equipment; operate storage, heating and blending equipment; and inspect and maintain bitumen plant and equipment.

Standard-setting body:

Infrastructure ITO - InfraTrain Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Demonstrate knowledge of contract documents required for bitumen surfacing supervision
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7

1502 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for people in the pavement surfacing industry who are responsible for meeting the requirements of contract documents such as asphalt and chipseal paving supervisors. People credited with this unit standard are able to: interpret sections of bitumen surfacing contract documents; describe roles and duties of parties given status by bitumen surfacing contract documents; and determine communication and reporting requirements for bitumen surfacing contract documents.

Standard-setting body:

Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Perform pre-construction checks and supervise repairs prior to chipseal operations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

1506 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: perform pre-sealing work site inspection; supervise pre-seal preparation work; and inspect and record the quantity and quality of the pre-treatments.

Standard-setting body:

Infrastructure ITO - InfraTrain Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Demonstrate knowledge of the use of bituminous emulsions in chipseal construction
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

17674 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe bituminous emulsions and their uses; describe the breaking and setting of bituminous emulsions; explain the limitations of emulsions; describe the limitations of hot-sprayed bitumen; describe emulsion sampling and testing; describe the storage and handling of emulsions; describe the preparation for and sequence of sealing operations; describe emulsion performance during sealing operations; and explain emergency procedures for minimising environmental damage.

Standard-setting body:

Infrastructure ITO - InfraTrain Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Describe safe heating, blending, modification, and transfer of bulk bituminous liquids
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

20450 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: bitumen additives and modifiers, their addition and blending, and heating and storage methods for bulk bituminous liquids containing them; safety precautions relating to heating, blending, pumping, and transfer of bulk bituminous liquids; safety precautions for maintenance of bitumen tanks and pipe work; and placarding and documentation requirements for bitumen storage facilities.

Standard-setting body:

Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Operate a bitumen tank wagon
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

20460 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate detailed knowledge of equipment on bitumen tank wagons; identify, assess, control, and monitor health and safety hazards and adverse effects on the environment of bitumen tank wagon operations; perform operator servicing and maintenance on equipment on a bitumen tank wagon; prepare for bitumen transfer and heating operations; undertake bitumen transfer and heating operations; maintain, decontaminate, and clean bitumen tank wagon equipment; and demonstrate knowledge of bitumen tank wagon support plant.

Standard-setting body:

Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Level 5

Design chipseal surfacings
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 21664.

1499 Unit Standard 35 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able: demonstrate knowledge of bitumen and chipsealing materials; assess the need to chipseal surfaces; design chipseals; and describe and demonstrate quality assurance procedures used in the field.

Standard-setting body:

Infrastructure ITO - InfraTrain Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Plan and organise site activities for chipseal construction
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 20453.

1503 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe chipseal construction; confirm chipseal work requirements; describe the activities required of a contractor's supervisor specific to performance-based chipseal contracts; plan for chipseal construction; programme resources; confirm personnel requirements and plant and equipment resources; and organise support activities prior to commencing work.

Standard-setting body:

Infrastructure ITO - InfraTrain Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Demonstrate knowledge of the use of bituminous emulsions in chipseal design
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

17675 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe factors to consider when determining emulsion type for chipseals; and determine application rates for emulsion chipseals.

Standard-setting body:

Infrastructure ITO - InfraTrain Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Data as at 17 January 2022