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1751 Drive a bus on a scheduled passenger route service

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1751 Drive a bus on a scheduled passenger route service

NZQA registered unit standard 1751 version 4

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Title Drive a bus on a scheduled passenger route service

    Level 3 Credits 8

    Purpose People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to

    drive a bus on a scheduled passenger route service; drive a

    bus on a specified route; manoeuvre a bus in reverse; admit

    passengers; assist and manage passengers; carry out end of

    shift procedures; and describe incident management actions.

Classification Commercial Road Transport > Passenger Service

Available grade Achieved

Entry information

    Critical health and Candidates must hold a minimum of the full class of licence safety prerequisites required for the vehicle being driven, and a current P

    endorsement.

    Recommended skills Unit 15158, Carry out pre-drive vehicle checks on a heavy

    and knowledge motor vehicle, start it up, and shut it down; and Unit 1748,

    Transport passengers with impairments or disabilities.

Explanatory notes

1 Legislation relevant to this unit standard includes:

     Land Transport Act 1998;

     Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Rule 1999;

     Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004;

     Land Transport Rule: Passenger Service Vehicles 1999;

     Land Transport Rule: Work Time and Logbooks 2007.

    2 Any new, amended or replacement Acts, regulations, Rules, standards, codes of

    practice, or NZ Transport Agency requirements or conditions affecting this unit

    standard will take precedence for assessment purposes, pending review of this

    unit standard.

NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation ; New Zealand Qualifications Authority 2012

    (Incorporated) (NZMITO)

    SSB Code 101778

NZQA registered unit standard 1751 version 4

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3 Definitions

     Impairments or disabilities may be physical, sensory, neurological, psychiatric, or

    intellectual.

     Organisational requirements include any legal requirements, standards, codes of

    practice, company and/or site procedures, industry best practice, and

    manufacturers’ instructions. These must be available to candidates, providers,

    and assessors.

     Roadside inspection guidelines means the Roadside inspection guidelines for

    heavy vehicles, available from:

     http://www.nzta.govt.nz/resources/roadside-inspection-guide-heavy-

    vehicles/docs/roadside-inspection-guidelines-heavy-vehicles.pdf.

     Safety cushion means a safe operating space around a vehicle; this can be

    influenced by the driver, and includes applying the four and twelve second rules.

Outcomes and evidence requirements

Outcome 1

Prepare to drive a bus on a scheduled passenger route service.

Evidence requirements

    1.1 A walk-around inspection is conducted in accordance with the roadside

    inspection guidelines and organisational requirements. Any damage or faults

    revealed are repaired and/or reported for further action.

    Range walk-up checks, engine checks, cabin checks, outside checks,

    function checks.

    1.2 Fire extinguisher location and condition are in accordance with legal and

    organisational requirements.

    1.3 Vehicle signage is checked to ensure it is displayed in accordance with legal

    and organisational requirements.

    1.4 Ticketing systems are checked to ensure that they are set up and operating in

    accordance with organisational requirements.

    1.5 Cash float, route information, and special instructions are verified in accordance

    with organisational requirements.

    1.6 Communications systems are confirmed as operational in accordance with

    organisational requirements.

    1.7 Personal appearance is in accordance with organisational requirements.

    Range dress code, personal hygiene and grooming, driver identification.

    1.8 Vehicle cleanliness is confirmed as being in accordance with organisational

    requirements.

NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation ; New Zealand Qualifications Authority 2012

    (Incorporated) (NZMITO)

    SSB Code 101778

NZQA registered unit standard 1751 version 4

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Outcome 2

Drive a bus on a specified route.

    Range must be at least 40 minutes but does not have to be continuous.

Evidence requirements

    2.1 The route driven is consistent with the route specified by the organisation.

2.2 The route is driven in accordance with the organisation’s timetable.

    2.3 Bus position at uplift and set down is consistent with legal and organisational

    requirements, and passenger safety.

    2.4 Doors are opened and closed in accordance with organisational requirements.

    2.5 Driving techniques applied are consistent with the safety and comfort of

    passengers and meet legal requirements.

    2.6 Driving techniques applied allow the maintenance of a safety cushion and are

    consistent with the safety of other road users.

    2.7 The vehicle is stopped safely, without injury to people or damage to vehicle,

    equipment, or property.

Outcome 3

Manoeuvre a bus in reverse.

Range straight line, 90 degree left turn.

Evidence requirements

3.1 Intended vehicle path is confirmed as free of hazards.

3.2 Reverse gear is selected and the drive taken up smoothly.

3.3 The vehicle is manoeuvred into a predetermined position.

    Range includes but is not limited to - use of warning devices and mirrors,

    safe operating speed, use of closed circuit television (if fitted).

    3.4 Engine revolutions are kept within a fuel efficient range for the vehicle.

NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation ; New Zealand Qualifications Authority 2012

    (Incorporated) (NZMITO)

    SSB Code 101778

NZQA registered unit standard 1751 version 4

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Outcome 4

Admit passengers.

Evidence requirements

    4.1 The number of passengers admitted does not exceed the maximium noted on

    the Certificate of Loading.

    4.2 Where cash is used, cash handling procedures, including the giving of correct

    change, are carried out in accordance with organisational requirements.

    4.3 Where tickets are used, ticket issuing procedures are carried out in accordance

    with organisational requirements.

    Range may include operation of electronic ticketing machine.

    4.4 The admittance of non-cash passengers is in accordance with organisational

    requirements.

    Range may include passes, concession cards, electronic debit cards,

    vouchers.

Outcome 5

Assist and manage passengers.

Evidence requirements

    5.1 Assistance with bikes, prams, pushchairs, and goods is offered to passengers in

    accordance with organisational requirements.

    5.2 Any actions taken to manage difficult passengers are in accordance with legal

    and organisational requirements.

    Range may include dealing with disruptive behaviour, violent behaviour,

    refusal to remain seated.

    5.3 Assistance is offered to people with impairments or disabilities in accordance

    with organisational requirements.

    Range may include picking up, securing, and dropping off a passenger

    in a wheelchair.

Outcome 6

Carry out end of shift procedures.

Evidence requirements

    6.1 Procedures for shutting down, checking, cleaning, and securing of the vehicle

    are carried out in accordance with organisational requirements. NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation ; New Zealand Qualifications Authority 2012

    (Incorporated) (NZMITO)

    SSB Code 101778

NZQA registered unit standard 1751 version 4

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    6.2 Procedures for handing in cash and completion of documentation are carried

    out in accordance with organisational requirements.

    6.3 Where necessary, procedures for completing driver's logbook are carried out in

    accordance with organisational and legal requirements.

Outcome 7

Describe incident management actions.

Evidence requirements

    7.1 Actions to be taken in the event of an unavoidable detour are described in

    accordance with legal and organisational requirements.

    7.2 Actions to be taken in the event of a crash are described in accordance with

    legal and organisational requirements.

    7.3 Actions to be taken in the event of unavoidable late running are described in

    accordance with legal and organisational requirements.

    7.4 Actions to be taken in the event of breakdown are described in accordance with

    legal and organisational requirements.

Planned review date 31 May 2016

    Status information and last date for assessment for superseded versions Process Version Date Last Date for Assessment

    Registration 1 9 April 1996 31 May 2016

    Review 2 25 May 1999 31 May 2016

    Review 3 24 July 2002 31 May 2016

    Review 4 20 May 2011 N/A

    Republished 4 31 August 2012 N/A

Consent and Moderation Requirements (CMR) reference 0092

    This CMR can be accessed at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/framework/search/index.do.

Please note

    Providers must be granted consent to assess against standards (accredited) by NZQA, before they can report credits from assessment against unit standards or deliver courses of study leading to that assessment.

NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation ; New Zealand Qualifications Authority 2012

    (Incorporated) (NZMITO)

    SSB Code 101778

NZQA registered unit standard 1751 version 4

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    Industry Training Organisations must be granted consent to assess against standards by NZQA before they can register credits from assessment against unit standards.

    Providers and Industry Training Organisations, which have been granted consent and which are assessing against unit standards must engage with the moderation system that applies to those standards.

    Requirements for consent to assess and an outline of the moderation system that applies to this standard are outlined in the Consent and Moderation Requirements (CMRs). The CMR 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 NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) (NZMITO) info@mito.org.nz if you wish to suggest changes to the content of this unit standard. NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation ; New Zealand Qualifications Authority 2012

    (Incorporated) (NZMITO)

    SSB Code 101778

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