MEM22013 - Coordinate engineering projects

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Unit code: MEM22013 | Study level: TAFE
MEM16006 - Organise and communicate information
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


This unit of competency defines the skills and knowledge required to coordinate and facilitate engineering or related projects which usually have a fixed term or purpose and involve specific engineering-related tasks, such as installation and commissioning of plant, design of equipment or major overhauls. It applies to coordination activities carried out within a range of engineering disciplines.


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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes & 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:

  • following work instructions, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and safe work practices
  • coordinate an engineering-related project
  • reviewing, confirming and establishing project objectives, plans, budgets and schedules
  • identifying technical and engineering requirements of project from drawings, customer briefs, contracts and other appropriate sources
  • co-operating, communicating and negotiating effectively with stakeholders
  • using project management skills on at least two occasions including resource control and budget software
  • managing for contingencies and non-conformances
  • recording progress and completion of the project including sign-off in accordance with procedures.
    Note: Where a volume and/or frequency is not specified, demonstration must be provided at least once.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the VU Polytechnic and/or via the Victoria University Polytechnic e-Learning system.

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