This unit covers assembling general fabricated components in plate, pipe and section or sheet.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:


MEM05005B - Carry out mechanical cutting

MEM05007C - Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

MEM05012C - Perform routine manual metal arc welding

MEM05015D - Weld using manual metal arc welding process

MEM05051A - Select welding processes

MEM05052A - Apply safe welding practices

MEM09002B - Interpret technical drawing

MEM12023A - Perform engineering measurements

MEM18001C MEM18002B The above units belong to Path 1 - ARC Welding. Path 2 - TIG Welding MEM05005B MEM05007C MEM05019D MEM05049B MEM05051A MEM05052A MEM09002B MEM12023A MEM18001C MEM18002B Path 3 - OXY Welding MEM05004C MEM05005B MEM05007C MEM05022C MEM05051A MEM05052A MEM09002B MEM12023A MEM18001C MEM18002B Path 4 - MIG Welding MEM05005B MEM05007C MEM05017D MEM05050B MEM05051A MEM05052A MEM09002B MEM12023A MEM18001C MEM18002B


Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - constructing jigs where appropriate; - applying distortion prevention/control techniques; - positioning components in accordance with drawing/specifications; - using jigs, fixtures, tools and equipment; - correctly marking the datum line; - checking the position of all assembled components visually and dimensionally, and; - using appropriate fixing/joining techniques.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - methods for assembly of fabricated components; - jigs construction; - effects of distortion of fabricated components; - distortion prevention techniques; - drawing and material list; - characteristics of relevant tools and equipment squareness, level and alignment; - function of datum lines; - variety of fixing/joining techniques; - defects associated with the assembly of fabricated components; - methods of rectification of defects by rework or adjustment, and; - requirements of relevant codes/standards.

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