Lead the work activity in jetty operations

Business Sectors (Suites): Jetty Operations
Developed by: Cogent
Approved on: 30 Mar 2020


This standard covers the competences you need to lead the work activity in jetty operations in accordance with approved procedures and practices.

You will be required to demonstrate that you can:
1 Leading work
2 Maintaining appropriate personnel levels

During this work you must take account of the relevant operational requirements and safe working practices AS THEY APPLY TO YOU.

The activity is likely to be undertaken by someone in petro-chemical work setting, including individuals working in refineries, chemical plants and tank storage.

Performance criteria

You must be able to:

P1 ensure that all staffing levels are appropriate for the work activity
P2 ensure that the competences of relevant colleagues are appropriate to the work activity
P3 review personnel competencies in accordance with agreed procedures
P4 ensure that personnel are appropriately trained
P5 communicate all relevant information to all relevant colleagues
P6 support relevant colleagues during work activity
P7 deal promptly and effectively with problems that are your responsibility, and report those that you cannot solve, and or not your responsibility, to the relevant person
P8 work safely in accordance with operational requirements

Knowledge and Understanding

You need to know and understand:

K1 how to identify and communicate the staff levels required for the work activity
K2 how to identify the competences required for the work activity
K3 how to ensure that the competences of relevant colleagues are appropriate to the work activity
K4 how to handle a situation where the competences of a colleague do not appear to match those required for the work activity
K5 the type of information that should be communicated
K6 the ways in which information can be communicated
K7 the types of support that may be required by colleagues
K8 the ways in which support can be provided
K9 how to obtain information on manning requirements
K10 how to ensure that manning levels are as specified in the normal and emergency plans
K11 how to review personnel competencies
K12 why it is important to review personnel competencies regularly
K13 how to identify when training is required
K14 how to access the training
K15 how to ensure that personnel are appropriately trained
K16 how to ensure that all resources required are available and appropriate
K17 your own responsibilities and duties and your duties under current environmental legislation
K18 the problems that may occur and how to deal with them
K19 who to refer to with problems that are not your responsibility and or you cannot solve
K20 the appropriate methods of communication (including documentation) to use
K21 how and when to obtain and use the appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and how to select, use and care for PPE (to include sight and hearing protection, gloves, footwear, hard hats, respirators)
K22 the implications of statutory and organisational requirements
K23 how to interpret operational requirements (e.g. policies, procedures,
Permit To Work, instructions, codes of practice, standards, schedules)
K24 the risks and hazards associated with the activity
K25 all relevant rules, regulations and guidelines


1 Ensure that the competence levels for the work being undertaken are appropriate in terms of:
1.1 the team (if appropriate)
1.2 the individuals

2 Ensure that manning levels, and the competence of personnel, complies with the normal and emergency preparedness plans for all of the following:
2.1 safety
2.2 fire
2.3 occupational health
2.4 environmental protection
2.5 pollution control
2.6 pollution response
2.7 security
2.8 gas/toxic release

Scope Performance

Scope Knowledge





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Indicative Review Date

30 Mar 2026





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Relevant Occupations

Engineering, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies, Engineering Professionals, Professional Occupations

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lead, work, activity, jetty, operations, maintain, personnel, levels