This unit covers routine setting of machines in accordance with defined procedures.

Unit details

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


MEM07024B - Operate and monitor machine/process

MEM12023A - Perform engineering measurements

MEM16006A - Organise and communicate information

MEM18001C - Use hand tools


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: - interpreting and following job/operation sheets, standard operating procedures, specifications, safe working procedures and other applicable reference documents; - verbally conveying routine and familiar instructions; - identifying worn tools; - using hand tools for machine setting; - measuring to specified tolerances, and; - following oral instructions. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - sequences of machine setting operations; - techniques, tools and equipment to measure samples; - characteristics of machines/processes; - safe work practices and procedures; - tools and equipment for machine setting; - applicable machine tooling and accessories; - symptoms of tool wear; - use and application of personal protective equipment; - hazards and control measures associated with machine setting (routine), and; - strategies for conveying routine instructions.

Where to next?

VU takes care to ensure the accuracy of this unit information, but reserves the right to change or withdraw courses offered at any time. Please check that unit information is current with the Student Contact Centre.