Unit of competency details

MEM03001B - Perform manual production assembly (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 01/Dec/2005

Usage recommendation:
Current

Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
PMB07 - Plastics, Rubber and Cablemaking Training PackagePlastics, Rubber and Cablemaking Training Package 1.1-2.0 
PMB - Plastics, Rubber and CablemakingPlastics, Rubber and Cablemaking 1.0 
MSM - Manufacturing Training PackageManufacturing Training Package 1.0-2.1 
MSA07 - Manufacturing Training PackageManufacturing Training Package 6.0-8.4 
MEM05 - Metal and Engineering Training PackageMetal and Engineering Training Package 3.0-11.1 
LMT07 - Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Training PackageTextiles, Clothing and Footwear Training Package 3.1-4.1 

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
PMB40116 - Certificate IV in Polymer TechnologyCertificate IV in Polymer Technology 
PMB40107 - Certificate IV in Polymer TechnologyCertificate IV in Polymer Technology 1-2 
PMB30116 - Certificate III in Polymer ProcessingCertificate III in Polymer Processing 
PMB30107 - Certificate III in Polymer ProcessingCertificate III in Polymer Processing 1-2 
MSM41015 - Certificate IV in Recreational VehiclesCertificate IV in Recreational Vehicles 1-3 
MSM40116 - Certificate IV in Process ManufacturingCertificate IV in Process Manufacturing 1-2 
MSM31115 - Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle ManufacturingCertificate III in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing 1-3 
MSM30116 - Certificate III in Process ManufacturingCertificate III in Process Manufacturing 1-2 
MSM21115 - Certificate II in Recreational Vehicle ManufacturingCertificate II in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing 1-3 
MSM10216 - Certificate I in Manufacturing (Pathways)Certificate I in Manufacturing (Pathways) 1-2 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030399 Process And Resources Engineering, N.e.c.  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030399 Process And Resources Engineering, N.e.c.  31/Aug/2006 
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Modification History

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Unit Descriptor

Unit descriptor 

This unit covers assembling components and/or sub-assemblies in a production environment and testing the components and/or sub-assemblies to ensure compliance with specifications.

Application of the Unit

Application of the unit 

This unit applies to production-orientated assembly operations that are essentially manual in nature and do not require complex adjustments.

This unit should not be selected when Unit MEM18055B (Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components) has already been selected.

Where the selection and use of tools is required as part of the assembly process, see Unit MEM18001C (Use hand tools) and Unit MEM18002B (Use power tools/hand held operations) as appropriate.

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Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Pre-Requisites

Prerequisite units 

Employability Skills Information

Employability skills 

This unit contains employability skills.

Elements and Performance Criteria Pre-Content

Elements describe the essential outcomes of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the required skills and knowledge section and the range statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

1. Read and understand job sheets

1.1. Job sheets and instructions are understood and followed correctly.

2. Select assembly equipment and components

2.1. Assembly equipment is selected according to instructions or job sheets and used to standard operating procedures.

2.2. Components/sub-assemblies are obtained and arranged for assembly.

2.3. Equipment/tools are used in a safe manner.

3. Assemble components

3.1. Assembly is produced following correct sequence of operations, using selected equipment to standard operating procedures.

3.2. Production data is recorded/input to standard operating procedures.

4. Perform tests

4.1. Assembly is tested/checked for compliance to job sheet requirements, following standard operating procedures as required.

5. Protect assembly from damage

5.1. Components and/or assemblies are handled and stored safely, in a manner least likely to cause damage.

Required Skills and Knowledge

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE 

This section describes the skills and knowledge required for this unit.

Required skills 

Look for evidence that confirms skills in:

  • following job instructions and standard operating procedures
  • selecting and using assembly tools, components and sub-assemblies
  • entering routine and familiar information onto proformas and other standard workplace forms
  • following oral instruction

Required knowledge 

Look for evidence that confirms knowledge of:

  • application and use of assembly tools and equipment
  • sequence in which the assemblies are to be performed
  • storage location of the component/sub-assemblies
  • required tests and checks
  • required action for non-conformance
  • potential damage through the use of inappropriate handling and/or unsafe storage procedures
  • use and application of personal protective equipment
  • safe work practices and procedures
  • hazards and control measures associated with manual production assembly

Evidence Guide

EVIDENCE GUIDE 

The evidence guide provides advice on assessment and must be read in conjunction with the performance criteria, required skills and knowledge, range statement and the Assessment Guidelines for the Training Package.

Overview of assessment 

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to assemble components and/or sub-assemblies in a production environment and test the components and/or sub-assemblies to ensure compliance with specifications.

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit 

Assessors must be satisfied that the candidate can competently and consistently perform all elements of the unit as specified by the criteria, including required knowledge, and be capable of applying the competency in new and different situations and contexts.

Context of and specific resources for assessment 

This unit may be assessed on the job, off the job or a combination of both on and off the job. Where assessment occurs off the job, that is the candidate is not in productive work, then an appropriate simulation must be used where the range of conditions reflects realistic workplace situations. The competencies covered by this unit would be demonstrated by an individual working alone or as part of a team. The assessment environment should not disadvantage the candidate.

This unit could be assessed in conjunction with any other units addressing the safety, quality, communication, materials handling, recording and reporting associated with performing manual production assembly or other units requiring the exercise of the skills and knowledge covered by this unit.

Method of assessment 

Assessors should gather a range of evidence that is valid, sufficient, current and authentic. Evidence can be gathered through a variety of ways including direct observation, supervisor's reports, project work, samples and questioning. Questioning techniques should not require language, literacy and numeracy skills beyond those required in this unit of competency. The candidate must have access to all tools, equipment, materials and documentation required. The candidate must be permitted to refer to any relevant workplace procedures, product and manufacturing specifications, codes, standards, manuals and reference materials.

Guidance information for assessment 

Range Statement

RANGE STATEMENT 

The range statement relates to the unit of competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance. Bold italicised wording, if used in the performance criteria, is detailed below. Essential operating conditions that may be present with training and assessment (depending on the work situation, needs of the candidate, accessibility of the item, and local industry and regional contexts) may also be included.

Components /sub-assemblies 

Parts that make up the sub-assembly and components

Recorded /input 

By means of production schedules, job sheets, checklists

Tested /checked 

Carried out according to specification of assembled product

Unit Sector(s)

Unit sector 

Co-requisite units

Co-requisite units 

Competency field

Competency field 

Assembly

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