This unit of competency sets out the knowledge and skills required to undertake basic machining operations under supervision. This involves setting up and machining components by using lathes, milling machines, cut off saws, pedestal grinders and fixed position drilling machines. Marking out skills are also included as necessary in the machining process.

Unit details

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Before the critical aspects of evidence are considered all prerequisite requisite shall be met. The evidence on which competency in this unit is deemed should demonstrate consistent performance. A representative body of performance criteria demonstrated within the timeframes typically expected of the discipline, work function and industrial environment. In particular this shall incorporate evidence that shows a candidate is able to: Implement Occupational Health and Safety workplace procedures and practices including the use of risk control measures as specified in the performance criteria and range; Demonstrate essential knowledge and associated skills; Demonstrate an appropriate level of skills enabling employment Assessments may include: - practical assessment - work projects - demonstration - written and verbal tasks. Specific unit assessments are located in the learning and assessment plans within the School.

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