MSFGN2001 - Make measurements and calculations

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Unit code: MSFGN2001 | Study level: TAFE


This unit of competency covers taking measurements and making calculations for furnishing tasks undertaken in a variety of sites and locations.


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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.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following performance criteria:

  • interpret work documents correctly;
  • plan and organise activities, including selecting and checking appropriate measuring equipment;
  • use mathematical ideas and techniques to correctly complete measurements, calculate material quantities and spatial size;
  • use a range of measuring, calculating and recording devices;
  • record results accurately;
  • perform calculations accurately and check results;
  • work from specific project plans or briefs, determine and cost the material quantities for a minimum of three (3) different furnishing projects;
  • communicate ideas and information to enable confirmation of work requirements and specifications and the reporting of work outcomes and problems, and;
  • work with others and in a team by recognising dependencies and using cooperative approaches to optimise work flow and productivity.

Required reading

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.

As part of a course

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