This unit covers inspecting and preparing the erection site and erecting structures.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
MEM10001C

Prerequisites

Path 1 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 MEM12007D Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements MEM18001C Use hand tools MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations Path 2 MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting MEM05017D Weld using gas metal arc welding process MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding MEM05051A Select welding processes MEM05052A Apply safe welding practices MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing MEM12007D Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements MEM18001C Use hand tools MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations

Assessment

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: - inspecting sites; - using measurement equipment within the scope of this unit; - undertaking numerical operations and calculations within the scope of this unit; - using tools and equipment associated with erecting structures; - checking and clarifying task-related information; - communicating and liaising with appropriate authorities; - planning job and site preparation; - preparing site; - handling materials; - inspecting materials/structure; - interpreting drawings, plans and specifications; - making authorised alterations, corrections or adjustments to the site and/or structure, and; - completing reports and documentation.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - site management requirements; - site preparation and levelling requirements; - range of technique/equipment which can be used to check the site levels; - procedures to be followed if the location, dimensions and/or levels of the site do not comply with specifications; - procedures for making alterations/corrections; - methods/techniques for a range of alterations/corrections; - legislative and regulatory guidelines; - materials applications, properties and characteristics; - materials specifications; - the procedures for checking the components of the structure; - correct erection sequence; - methods and selection of fixing/fastening the components of the structure; - methods and selection of lifting/moving the components of the structure; - methods and selection of locating/holding the components; - procedures for checking the structure for conformance; - procedures to be followed if the structure does not comply; - adjustments which can be made to bring the structure into specification; - approval process for final alterations; - required documentation; - reporting procedures; - hazards and control measures associated with erecting structures; - use and application of personal protective equipment, and; - safe work practices and procedures.

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