This unit of competency sets out the knowledge and skills required to apply advanced principles of materials science to engineering problems applications. This includes the identification and description of structure and properties of materials, metallography, heat treatment processes for metals, strengthening mechanisms, surface engineering and failure mechanisms.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
VU21218

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 successfully apply basic principles of materials science to engineering applications on more than one occasion and in different contexts.

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