This unit of competency covers marking off/out by transferring dimensions from engineering drawings, prints or plans to engineering items that are to be either manufactured or set up. Dimensions may be directly transferred or may require calculation from information on the drawings, prints or plans.

Unit details

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


MEM09002B - Interpret technical drawing

MEM12023A - Perform engineering measurements


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: - determining job requirements; - transferring dimensions; - applying method and sequence of marking out; - making templates as required; - establishing datum points; - reading and interpreting routine information on written job instructions, specifications standard operating procedures and engineering drawings - performing calculations using formulae; - locating, reading and interpreting information on written job instructions, specifications, drawings, charts, lists and other reference documentation, and; - checking and clarifying strategies.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - drawings, job instructions and specifications; - procedures for marking off/out; - tools, equipment and techniques related to the task; - purpose of establishing datum points; - method of determining/calculating dimensions; - 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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