This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fabricate signs using acrylic sheets and metal framing. Fabricated signs are used for a range of purposes, including light boxes, point of sale product trays, monoliths, pylons and individual letters. The unit supports sign manufacturers who fabricate custom-made signs in response to client design requirements.
Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.
A person demonstrating competency in this unit must satisfy all of the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, and must fabricate three different signs as follows:
In doing the above work, the person must use at least three of the following tools and equipment:
For each sign to be fabricated, the person must:
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):