This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to monitor the implementation of production and maintenance quality control procedures at a power generation facility.
Quality control is a process used to ensure variations in quality are kept to a minimum. Quality control in a power generation facility will focus on a set of processes and procedures intended to ensure that personnel, plant and equipment operate smoothly and efficiently.
Competency in this unit requires the ability to plan for quality control, monitor quality control and complete all documentation. Individuals will, in general, work as an operator, in a power generation facility.Power generation plant operators are typically trained and authorised to isolate, prepare plant and issue permits to work.
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, incl 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:
* applying Work, Health and Safety (WHS)/Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements including:
* emergency procedures
* risk control measures
* safe working practices
* communicating with personnel
* completing documentation
* conducting checks and inspections
* implementing legislation, industry standards, codes of practice and regulations
* interpreting manufacturers' specifications and manuals
* monitoring quality control processes and techniques
* planning quality control
* undertaking data analysis
* working with quality control procedures, processes and techniques.
The qualified trainer and assessor will advise students of class notes, reading materials produced by VU Polytechnic and further support via VU Polytechnic e-learning system and/or in person.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):