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Fill transportable tankers with liquid food or related productsLevel / 2
Credits / 2
Purpose This unit standard is for people who are currently working, or who intend to work, in jobs which involve the preparation and filling of road tankers with liquid food or related products.
People credited with this unit standard are able to: use safe working practices; prepare transportable tankers for filling with liquid food or related products; and fill transportable tankers with liquid food or related products.Subfield / Food and Related Products Processing
Domain / Food and Related Product Storage and Distribution
Status / Registered
Status date / 11 December 2009
Date version published / 11 December 2009
Planned review date / 31 December 2015
Entry information / Open.
Accreditation / Evaluation of documentation by NZQA and industry.
Standard setting body (SSB) / Competenz
Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP) reference / 0111
This AMAP can be accessed at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/framework/search/index.do.
1 Legislation relevant to this unit standard may include but is not limited to the: Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992; Health and Safety in Employment Regulations 1995; Food Act 1981; Food Hygiene Regulations 1974; Food (Safety) Regulations 2002; Resource Management Act 1991; and their associated regulations and subsequent amendments.
Equipment refers to items such as filling hoses, flow plate, ring main, manifold, pipe work, caps, trapdoors, filters, pasteurising units, testing;
cleaning – pipework, hoses, fittings, valves, filters.
Organisational procedures refer to documents that include worksite rules, codes, and practices; equipment operating instructions; and production specifications; documented quality management systems; and health and safety requirements.
PPE refers to personal protective equipment such as protective clothing, gloves, safety glasses/headwear/footwear, hearing protection, and safety devices.
Production line equipment refers to equipment used in a production line, such as vessels or boilers not requiring certification, pipework, fillers, pasteurisers, labellers, crate or carton packers, high-speed wrappers, water lines, pumps, compressors, dicers, and cutters.
Related products refers to beverages, household products, or personal care products.
Tankers refer to road vehicles or modules such as mini, compartmentalised, refrigerated, non-refrigerated, and articulated vehicles.
Competence is to be demonstrated on two occasions of filling transportable tankers with liquid food or related products.
Elements and performance criteria
Use safe working practices.
1.1 PPE is used in accordance with organisational procedures.
1.2 Work environment is clean and free from hazards in accordance with organisational procedures.
Range hazards to – personnel, product, plant.
1.3 Documentation is referred to and/or completed in accordance with organisational procedures.
Prepare transportable tankers for filling with liquid food or related products.
2.1 Transportable tanker is prepared for filling in accordance with organisational procedures.
2.2 Correct transportable tanker is in correct configuration and location for filling in accordance with filling schedule.
2.3 Tanker is checked for cleanliness and any possible contamination in accordance with organisational procedures.
Range contamination may include but is not limited to – foreign objects, microbiological, product residue, chemicals.
2.4 Filling equipment is checked for availability, operation, configuration and fitness for purpose in accordance with organisational procedures.
2.5 Any problems in preparing transportable tankers for filling are identified and rectified and/or reported in accordance with organisational procedures.
Range problems may include but are not limited to – availability of equipment, ingredient, product, personnel, operational performance of equipment.
Fill transportable tankers with liquid food or related products.
3.1 Transportable tanker is filled in accordance with organisational procedures.
3.2 Correct transportable tanker is filled with correct volume of authorised product within agreed timeframe in accordance with delivery requirements and organisational procedures.
3.3 Any problems affecting the filling of transportable tanker are identified, and rectified and/or reported in accordance with organisational procedures.
Range problems may include but are not limited to – delays, spills; defective equipment such as pumps, valves, connections, hoses, fittings.
3.4 Product wastage in filling transportable tanker is minimised in accordance with organisational procedures.
Providers must be accredited by NZQA, or an inter-institutional body with delegated authority for quality assurance, before they can report credits from assessment against unit standards or deliver courses of study leading to that assessment.
Industry Training Organisations must be accredited by NZQA before they can register credits from assessment against unit standards.
Accredited providers and Industry Training Organisations assessing against unit standards must engage with the moderation system that applies to those standards.
Accreditation requirements and an outline of the moderation system that applies to this standard are outlined in the Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP). The AMAP also includes useful information about special requirements for organisations wishing to develop education and training programmes, such as minimum qualifications for tutors and assessors, and special resource requirements.
Comments on this unit standard
Please contact Competenz if you wish to suggest changes to the content of this unit standard.
Ó New Zealand Qualifications Authority 2009