This unit of competency has been developed for Engineering Tradesperson - Mechanical apprenticeship training and the recognition of trade-level skills in performing machining operations on a lathe to produce components to required tolerances and specifications using all types of accessories.
Skills covered by this unit are generally applied in occupational and work situations associated with trade-level fitting and machining work.
This unit does not cover turning of multi-start threads or use of taper turning attachment, copy turning attachment or multi-start threads.
Where the selection and use of power tools/hand held operations is required unit MEM18002 Use power tools/hand held operations should also be selected.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
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:
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):