This unit of competency covers planning production processes, and constructing and assembling components to fabricate cabinets that meet predetermined specifications in a manufacturing workshop environment. It includes operating computer numerically controlled (CNC) and static machines.

Unit details

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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: - apply safe handling requirements for equipment, products and materials, including use of personal protective equipment; - 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; - interpret and apply information from plans and drawings to inform the materials required, sequence of operations and assembly techniques for fabrication of cabinets; - identify and source materials and components used in cabinets for kitchens, bathrooms and other residential settings specified in the design plan and specifications; - plan fabrication process for cutting, forming and finishing cabinet components and construct and assemble cabinets using hand and power tools safely and efficiently to meet the design specifications; - determine that fabricated cabinets meet specified quality outcomes, complete housekeeping and reporting requirements; - use mathematical ideas and techniques to correctly complete measurements; - 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: - processes used for the construction of cabinets; - features of cabinets and components used in kitchen and bathroom and other residential projects; - state or territory WHS legislation, regulations, standards and codes of practice relevant to work; - characteristics of materials, products and defects; - procedures for documenting workplace records and information; - appropriate mathematical procedures for measurement, and; - relevant problem identification and resolution techniques.

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