This unit covers basic fitting and fabrication techniques as they apply in the various utilities industry work functions. It encompasses the safe use of hand, fixed and portable power tools; cutting, shaping joining and fixing using metallic and non-metallic materials; dismantling and assembling equipment; basic mechanical measurement and marking-out and reading drawings/diagrams.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEEE102A

Prerequisites

UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

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 required skills and knowledge: - mechanical drawing interpretation and sketching; - workshop planning and materials; - measuring and marking out; - holding and cutting; - drills and drilling; - tapping and threading; - general hand tools; - joining techniques; - portable electric power tools; - sheet metal work; - low tolerance measurement, and; - dismantling and assembly techniques.

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As part of a course

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