This unit of competency sets out the knowledge and skills required to plan and construct a mechatronics engineering system and interface it with a standard industrial programmable controller for a complete operating system. It includes all wiring and programming to achieve automation together with commissioning and troubleshooting requirements.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
VU21219

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 construct and set up a mechatronics system on more than one occasion and in different contexts. This includes interfacing it with a standard industrial programmable controller for a complete operating system; and program and commission the system.

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