This unit covers performing complex grinding operations.

Unit details

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


MEM07005C - Perform general machining

MEM07008D - Perform grinding operations

MEM09002B - Interpret technical drawing

MEM12003B - Perform precision mechanical measurement

MEM12023A - Perform engineering measurements

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: - preparing an operational work plan; - dressing grinding wheel to form and size; - performing specialised grinding operations; - reading, interpreting and following information on written job instructions, specifications, charts, lists, drawings and other applicable reference documents; - planning and sequencing operations; - checking and clarifying information; - entering routine and familiar information onto proformas and standard workplace forms; - checking for conformance to specifications; - using precision measurement equipment within the scope of this unit; - measuring components to specified tolerances, and; - performing numerical operations, geometry and calculations/formulae for specialised complex grinding operations.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - reasons for selecting the chosen sequence of operations; - function and application of work holding devices/accessories appropriate to complex grinding; - appropriate techniques, tools and equipment to measure machined components; - hazards and control measures associated with complex grinding, including housekeeping; - use and application of personal protective equipment, and; - safe work practices and procedures.

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