MEM18010 - Perform equipment condition monitoring and recording

Unit code: MEM18010 | Study level: TAFE
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MEM09002 - Interpret technical drawing
MEM11011 - Undertake manual handling
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MEM13015 - Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
MEM16006 - Organise and communicate information
MEM18001 - Use hand tools
MEM18002 - Use power tools/hand held operations
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


This unit of competency defines the skills and knowledge required to undertake condition monitoring of equipment, including recording the results.

It applies where specialist monitoring activities are undertaken as part of a preventive maintenance or total productive maintenance plan or program and monitoring is undertaken in workshop, laboratory or in situ environment.

Where only routine maintenance checking and diagnostic skills are applied see other appropriate units.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.


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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 required skills:

  • following work instructions, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and safe work practices;
  • identifying and interpreting specifications, charts, lists and drawings to perform equipment condition monitoring and recording;
  • selecting appropriate condition monitoring device/equipment to achieve the required outcomes, and;
  • carrying out condition monitoring, plotting results and reporting deviation from specifications according to procedures.

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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