This unit of competency covers determining required cabinet adjustments, selecting appropriate techniques, and making and checking the adjustments to pre-made cabinets in order to achieve accurate fit at site of installation.

Licensing, legislative or certification requirements may apply to this unit and relevant state/territory and local government agencies should be consulted to determine any necessary certification or licensing for undertaking kitchen and bathroom work. Access to construction sites requires certification of general induction training specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work (ASCC 2007).

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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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 skills: - 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 to: minimise the risk of injury to self or others; prevent damage to goods, equipment and products; maintain required production output and product quality; - take and record accurate measurements of installed cabinets and apply appropriate problem-solving techniques to determine the necessary adjustment required for on site cabinetry; - complete operations to adjust cabinets using hand and power tools safely and efficiently using identified techniques that do not damage the cabinetry or site structure; - conduct quality checks on adjusted cabinets to ensure they meet specifications; - 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; - avoid backtracking, work flow interruptions or wastage, 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: - processes used for the construction and modification of cabinets; - features of cabinets and components; - state or territory WHS legislation, regulations, standards and codes of practice relevant to on-site work; - characteristics of materials, products and defects; - procedures for documenting workplace records and information; - appropriate mathematical procedures for estimation and measurement, and; - relevant problem identification and resolution techniques.

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