This unit covers using tools to manually produce work to precise dimensions and or finishes.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
MEM18003C

Prerequisites

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: - obtaining and interpreting relevant drawings, specifications, instructions etc.; - preparing and making safe the work area(s) prior to the work being carried out; - using appropriate tools to produce the specified outcomes; - checking tools and equipment for safe and proper working order before, during and after use; - where appropriate, marking unsafe or faulty tools and equipment for repair; - where appropriate, repairing/maintaining unsafe or faulty tools; - checking condition of all tools and equipment for conformance to specifications and safe and proper operation prior to storage, and; - safely storing all tools and equipment in the appropriate location.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - work to be undertaken; - specifications to be achieved; - appropriate tools, processes and equipment required to carry out the work to the required specifications; - reasons for selecting the chosen tools, processes and equipment; - hazards and control measures associated with using the selected tools, processes and equipment, including housekeeping; - safety procedures to be followed to ensure the safety of the individual and other personnel; - procedures for using the selected tools; - engineering principles to be applied during the use of the tools; - manufacturers' specifications of the tools and equipment selected; - safe and proper function of tools and equipment selected; - procedures for checking tools and equipment for correct and safe operation; - common faults and/or defects in tools and equipment used/selected; - procedures for marking unsafe or faulty tools and equipment for repair; - repairs/operational maintenance that can be made to the tools and equipment used/selected; - procedures for repairing/maintaining the tools and equipment used/selected; - procedures for checking tools and equipment prior to storage; - storage location of the tools and equipment used/selected, and; - procedures for storing tools and equipment used/selected.

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