This unit of competency covers applying surface coatings by a handheld spray gun.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Other
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
MSFFF2006

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 and apply surface coatings, including the adjustment of spray equipment, to effect required spray pattern for a minimum of three (3) different surface types and shapes; - maintain spray equipment and work area, including spray booth; - 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: - identification of spray equipment, processes and procedures; - characteristics of the coatings and base materials in terms of toxicity, reactivity, flammability, required viscosity and recoatability; - effects of fumes, heat and other radiations on surface coatings; - methods to prevent contamination of surfaces during and after surface coating, and; - work flow in relation to spraying operations.

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