This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to access, organise and communicate information related to production, maintenance or associated processes or tasks that apply in manufacturing, engineering or related environments.

For accessing and recording of data requiring system knowledge and judgement, Unit MEM16008 Interact with computing technology should be selected.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit details

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


MEM13015 - Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering


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: - following work instructions, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and safe work practices; - accessing and recording relevant information from a range of sources; - recognising and using workplace appropriate terminology; - reading, interpreting and following information in workplace documentation; - checking and clarifying information; - organising, categorising and sequencing information, and; - communicating using appropriate methods and procedures for a variety of situations.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - safe work practices and procedures; - types of information relevant to the workplace and required tasks; - terminology used in the workplace relevant to own work; - available sources of information; - information analysis techniques appropriate to tasks and position; - methods of categorising and organising information including correct sequencing of information, and; - methods of recording and communicating information.

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