This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to select and set up principal methods of manufacturing in the manufacturing industry, including metal forming operations, fabrication, powder metallurgy, machine tools and CNC.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
VU21210

Assessment

Assessors must be satisfied that the candidate can competently and consistently perform all elements of the unit as specified by the associated performance criteria, including required skills and knowledge, and to be capable of applying the competency in new and different situations and contexts within the timeframes typically expected of the discipline, work function and industrial environment. Specifically they must be 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 the required knowledge and skills as described in this unit; - Demonstrate a representative body of performance criteria within a timeframe typically expected of the discipline, work function and industrial environment; and - Demonstrate the ability to select and set up principal methods of manufacturing in the manufacturing industry on more than one occasion and in different contexts. This includes: o identifying and discussing engineering methods, processes and construction techniques suitable for continuous, mass, batch or jobbing shop production, work cell or sequential manufacture and assembly; and o selecting and implement engineering processes for specified manufacturing applications based on functional specifications and other factors affecting the selection decision.

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