This unit covers making up solutions and maintaining process specific equipment, such a probes and electrodes.

Unit details

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


MEM13003B - Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials


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 operational plan; - calculating volumes and determining quantities required; - preparing appropriate solutions; - inspecting probes and electrodes; - calibrating meter probes; - reading and interpreting routine information on written job instructions, specifications and standard operating procedures. May include drawings; - following oral instructions; - undertaking calculations using formulae, and; - entering routine and familiar information onto proformas and standard workplace forms.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - reasons for selecting chosen sequence of operations; - solution concentrations; - procedures for making up solution; - procedures for inspecting probes and electrodes; - procedures for recalibrating meter probes; - the equipment and techniques necessary to recalibrate meter probes; - use and application of personal protective equipment; - safe work practices and procedures, and; - relevant hazards and control measures related to the competency.

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