MSMSUP240 - Undertake minor maintenance

Unit code: MSMSUP240 | Study level: TAFE


This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to undertake minor maintenance and solve routine problems to procedures. It does not cover activities normally requiring traditional trade training.


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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:

  • use available data and records to recognise fault and no-fault conditions in standard and non-standard situations;
  • apply operational guidelines and known solutions to correct variations/irregularities;
  • apply approved hazard control, work permit and safety procedures in relation to handling materials, equipment operation and clean up;
  • identify the need for work permits and select the appropriate permit, and;
  • apply maintenance procedures according to plant data and maintenance schedules.

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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