This unit of competency defines the skills and knowledge required to undertake condition monitoring of equipment, including recording the results.

It applies where specialist monitoring activities are undertaken as part of a preventive maintenance or total productive maintenance plan or program and monitoring is undertaken in workshop, laboratory or in situ environment.

Where only routine maintenance checking and diagnostic skills are applied see other appropriate units.

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

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
MEM18010

Prerequisites

MEM09002 - Interpret technical drawing

MEM11011 - Undertake manual handling

MEM12023 - Perform engineering measurements

MEM13015 - Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering

MEM16006 - Organise and communicate information

MEM18001 - Use hand tools

MEM18002 - Use power tools/hand held operations

MEM18055 - Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components

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: - following work instructions, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and safe work practices; - identifying and interpreting specifications, charts, lists and drawings to perform equipment condition monitoring and recording; - selecting appropriate condition monitoring device/equipment to achieve the required outcomes, and; - carrying out condition monitoring, plotting results and reporting deviation from specifications according to procedures.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - safe work practices and procedures and use of personal protective equipment (PPE); - application of principles and methods for a variety of situations, and; - appropriate records for a variety of situations.

Where to next?

As part of a course

This unit is studied as part of the following courses. Refer to the course page for information on how to apply for the course.

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