This unit covers obtaining the job instruction, conducting the pre-start checks, and operating and monitoring the machine or process.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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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: - following job sheets, standard operating procedures and other applicable workplace forms; - manual handling; - following oral instructions; - entering routine and familiar information onto proformas and standard workplace forms; - orally reporting routine information, and; - identifying deviations and faults in machine operation/process.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - pre-start checks; - machine/process start-up and unloading procedures; - component/feed stock levels to ensure continuous process; - production recording and reporting requirements; - types of product fault/deviations; - consequences of improper handling and storing of finished work; - procedures to be followed in emergency situations; - use and application of personal protective equipment; - safe work practices and procedures, and; - hazards and control measures associated with operating and monitoring machine/process.

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