This unit of competency covers using hand and power tools, and basic static machines, in applications relating to the furniture finishing sector of the furnishing industry.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
MSFFF2001

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 performance criteria: - interpret work order and locate and apply relevant information; - apply safe handling requirements for equipment, products and materials, including use of personal protective equipment; - identify materials used in the work process: - follow work instructions, operating procedures and inspection processes; - minimise the risk of injury to self or others; - prevent damage to goods, equipment and products; - maintain required production output and product quality; - select, safely use, clean and maintain the suite of hand and power tools, and static machines used in furniture finishing; - use mathematical ideas and techniques to correctly complete measurements, calculate area and estimate material requirements; - communicate ideas and information to enable confirmation of work requirements and specifications and the reporting of work outcomes and problems, interpret basic plans and follow safety procedures; - minimise wastage of resources, including materials, time and money, and; - work with others and in a team by recognising dependencies and using cooperative approaches to optimise work flow and productivity.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - types, characteristics, uses, limitations and maintenance requirements of hand tools commonly used in furniture finishing operations; - types, characteristics, uses, limitations and maintenance requirements of power tools and basic static machines commonly used in furniture finishing operations; - WHS requirements and legislation, and; - work flow within the workplace.

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