This unit covers installing machine/plant where the equipment being installed requires substantial modification to the existing site and/or connecting equipment.

Unit details

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


MEM09002B - Interpret technical drawing

MEM12023A - Perform engineering measurements

MEM18001C - Use hand tools

MEM18002B - Use power tools/hand held operations

MEM18003C - Use tools for precision work

MEM18006C - Repair and fit engineering components

MEM18009B - Perform levelling and alignment of machines and engineering components

MEM18055B - Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components


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 information on written job instructions, manufacturer specifications, standard operating procedures, charts, lists, reports and other applicable reference documents; - interpreting layout drawings and specifications; - checking and clarifying information; - orally reporting routine information; - planning and sequencing tasks; - locating and verifying site and levels for installation; - identifying non-compliances; - preparing surfaces prior to commencing the installation; - completing proformas, standard workplace forms, workplace reports and other applicable documents; - checking for conformance to specifications; - measuring to specified tolerances, and; - performing numerical operations, geometry and engineering calculations/formulae within unit's scope.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - installation specification of the machine/plant - procedures to follow if the location, dimensions and/or levels of the site do not comply with the specifications; - procedures for checking whether the installed machine/plant conforms to specifications; - materials and components to be used in the installation of the machine/plant; - applicable codes and standards; - installation sequence; - methods to locate, fix/fasten machine/plant; - methods of lifting/moving machine/plant and components; - techniques, tools and equipment to measure site and machine/plant installation; - use and application of personal protective equipment; - safe work practices and procedures, and; - hazards and control measures associated with installing machine/plant, including housekeeping.

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