Fabrication, forming and shaping is done to specifications interpreted from technical drawings and job specifications using a variety of tools and equipment.
Skills covered by this unit are generally applied in occupational and work situations associated with steel fabrication, boiler making or sheet metal work.
Where heating and thermal cutting is required unit MEM05007 Perform manual heating and thermal cutting should also be selected.
Where marking off/out skills is required unit MEM12007 Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes should also be selected.
Where welds are required to meet legislative or regulatory requirements appropriate welding units should also be selected.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
MEM05037 - Perform geometric development
MEM09002 - Interpret technical drawing
MEM11011 - Undertake manual handling
MEM12023 - Perform engineering measurements
MEM12024 - Perform computations
MEM13015 - Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
MEM14006 - Plan work activities
MEM16006 - Organise and communicate information
MEM18001 - Use hand tools
MEM18002 - Use power tools/hand held operations
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