Unit of competency details

AHCMOM204 - Undertake operational maintenance of machinery (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 27/Jun/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCMOM204A - Undertake operational maintenance of machineryThis unit is equivalent to AHCMOM204A Undertake operational maintenance of machinery 26/Jun/2016


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030717 Plant And Machine Operations  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030717 Plant And Machine Operations  14/Oct/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

TP Version

Comment

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake operational maintenance of machinery.

All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, work health and safety requirements, manufacturer’s specifications and sustainability practices.

This unit applies to individuals who work under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work. They undertake defined activities and work in a structured context.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil.

Unit Sector

Machinery operation and maintenance (MOM)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare for maintenance

1.1 Confirm work with supervisor

1.2 Select tools and supplies appropriate to job requirements and confirm against maintenance plan

1.3 Inspect tools for serviceability and prepare for use

1.4 Identify work health and safety hazards and report safety concerns to the supervisor

2. Perform scheduled maintenance

2.1 Undertake basic servicing tasks of machinery

2.2 Adjust equipment appropriately

2.3 Apply basic diagnostic techniques and identify and fix mechanical faults

2.4 Report more serious or complex faults for referral

3. Complete maintenance activities

3.1 Clean and store tools

3.2 Collect, treat and dispose or recycle waste from maintenance activities according to enterprise environmental requirements

3.3 Clean, return to operating condition, and maintain work areas

3.4 Complete enterprise records of machinery maintenance

Foundation Skills

Foundation Skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Range of Conditions

Unit Mapping Information

This unit is equivalent to AHCMOM204A Undertake operational maintenance of machinery.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

TP Version

Comment

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Performance Evidence

The candidate must be assessed on their ability to integrate and apply the performance requirements of this unit in a workplace setting. Performance must be demonstrated consistently over time and in a suitable range of contexts.

The candidate must provide evidence that they can:

  • identify work health and safety hazards and report to supervisor
  • select and prepare tools and equipment
  • carry out lubrication and operational servicing
  • conduct basic diagnostic tests
  • report simple faults and report and tag more serious faults
  • collect, remove and recycle or dispose of wastes according enterprise environmental policies
  • maintain records of machinery maintenance
  • follow enterprise work health and safety policies

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • types and uses of lubricants and other commonly used servicing materials
  • operational principles of machinery including mechanical and auto-electrical systems
  • servicing characteristics of plant and equipment
  • types, characteristics, uses and limitations of hand power tools
  • functions of components of common mechanical and hydraulic systems
  • different working principles of 2-stroke, 4-stroke, petrol and diesel engines
  • set-up requirements of plant and equipment, and principles of calibration
  • basic diagnostic processes and techniques
  • environmental Codes of Practice with regard to maintenance activities
  • work health and safety, environmental legislative and enterprise requirements and Codes of Practice
  • hazard identification procedures

Assessment Conditions

Competency is to be assessed in the workplace or simulated environment that accurately reflects performance in a real workplace setting. All evidence collected must meet minimum requirements including industry standard timeframes for performance of tasks.

Assessors must satisfy current standards for RTOs.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72

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