This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to apply quality standards to work operations in an organisation. The unit is designed to complement competitive systems and practices units.

This unit applies to an individual who is expected to take responsibility for the quality of their own work, and to take actions specified in the procedures and within the scope of their job and authority to ensure that quality standards are met.

This unit requires the application of skills associated with interpreting and applying workplace standards and identifying and addressing problems that interfere with quality outcomes. The unit requires initiative, enterprise and self-management to ensure quality standards are achieved.

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 required skills: - check and measure relevant quality parameters; - interpret results of quality checks in terms of specifications, patterns and work standards; - take required action where standards of materials, component parts, final product or work processes are found to be unacceptable, and; - maintain accurate records.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - relevant quality standards, policies and procedures; - relevant production processes, materials and products; - relevant measurement techniques and quality checking procedures, and; - reporting procedures.

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As part of a course

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