This unit covers undertaking commissioning work on internally or externally located plant and/or equipment

Unit details

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


MEM09002B - Interpret technical drawing

MEM10006B - Install machine/plant

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

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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: - obtaining work approvals and permits; - selecting measuring/testing devices; - safely taking measurements/readings; - recording variations in machine/plant performance from specification; - making appropriate adjustments to machine/plant; - completing short reports using relevant technical terminology; - reading, interpreting and following information on written job instructions, specifications, manufacturer documents, commissioning procedures, charts, lists, drawings and other applicable reference documents; - planning and sequencing operations; - checking and clarifying task related information; - entering information onto standard workplace forms and reports; - checking for conformance to specifications; - using precision measurement equipment, and; - undertaking numerical operations and calculations/formulae within the scope of this unit.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - the sequence of events in the commissioning of the machine/plant; - performance tests appropriate to the machine/plant to be commissioned; - measurements required to ensure conformance to specifications and correct points at which measurements are to be taken; - appropriate adjustments to bring the machine/plant into line with operational specifications based on engineering principles or appropriate technical advice; - reporting requirements relevant to the machine/plant being commissioned; - 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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