Unit of competency: UEENEEE102A - Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

 

 

Retrieved from: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/UEENEEE102A 12/02/2020

Unit Descriptor

Unit Descriptor 

1 )

1 .1 ) Descriptor 

 

This unit covers basic fitting and fabrication techniques as they apply in the various utilities industry work functions. It encompasses the safe use of hand, fixed and portable power tools; cutting, shaping joining and fixing using metallic and non-metallic materials; dismantling and assembling equipment; basic mechanical measurement and marking-out and reading drawings/diagrams.

Application of the Unit

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

1 .2 ) License to practice 

During Training : Competency development activities are subject to regulations directly related to licencing, occupational health and safety and where applicable contracts of training such as apprenticeships.

In the workplace : The application of the skills and knowledge described in this unit require a license to practice in the workplace where work is carried out on electrical equipment or installations which are designed to operate at voltages greater than 50 V a.c. or 120 V d.c.

Other conditions may apply under State and Territory legislative and regulatory requirements.

Pre-Requisites

Prerequisite Unit (s )

2 )

 

2 .1 ) Competencies 

 

Granting competency in this unit shall be made only after competency in the following unit(s) has/have been confirmed.

 

UEENEEE101A

Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Employability Skills Information

Employability Skills 

3 )

This unit contains Employability Skills

The required outcomes described in this unit of competency contain applicable facets of Employability Skills. The Employability Skills Summary of the qualification in which this unit of competency is packaged will assist in identifying Employability Skill requirements.

Application of the Unit 

4 )

 

4 .1 ) General Application 

This unit applies to persons entering work in utilities industry and may be used in school-based vocational programs.

4 .2 ) Importation 

RTOs wishing to import this unit into any qualification under the flexibility provisions of NQC Training Package Policy

 

Elements and Performance Criteria Pre-Content

6 ) Elements describe the essential outcomes of a unit of competency

Performance criteria describe the required performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the Element. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

 

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

1

Prepare for dismantling, assembling and fabrication work.

1.1

OHS procedures for a given work area are obtained and understood through established routines and procedures.

 

1.2

Established OHS risk control measures and procedures in preparation for the work are followed.

   

1.3

Safety hazard not previously identified are reported and advice on risk control measures is sought from the work supervisor.

   

1.4

The nature of the work is obtained from documentation and from work supervisor to establish the scope of work to be undertaken.

   

1.5

Advice is sought from the work supervisor to ensure the work is coordinated effectively with others.

   

1.6

Materials required for the work are obtained in accordance with established routines and procedures.

   

1.7

Tools, equipment and measuring devices needed to carry out the work are obtained and checked for correct operation and safety.

   

1.8

Cutting tools such as drills and chisels are sharpened to suit the material on which they are to be used.

2

Dismantle and assemble utilities industry apparatus.

2.1

Established OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.

 

2.2

Circuits/machines/plant are checked as being isolated where necessary in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures.

   

2.3

Appropriate tools are selected and used correctly and safely in dismantling and assembling apparatus.

   

2.4

Manufacturer apparatus dismantling and assembling guides are used where applicable.

   

2.5

Components are marked or tagged during the dismantling to help ensure correct and efficient reassembly.

   

2.6

Dismantled components and parts are stored to protect them against loss or damage.

   

2.7

Apparatus is dismantled and assembled efficiently without waste of materials and energy and/or damage to apparatus and the surrounding environment or services.

   

2.8

Procedures for referring non-routine events to immediate supervisor for directions are followed.

   

2.9

Routine quality checks are carried out in accordance with work instructions.

   

2.10

OHS risk control work completion measures and procedures are followed.

   

2.11

Work site is cleaned and made safe in accordance with established procedures.

   

2.12

Work supervisor is notified of the completion of the work in accordance with established procedures.

3

Fabricate utilities industry components.

3.1

Established OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.

 

3.2

Circuits/machines/plant are checked as being isolated where necessary in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures.

 

3.3

Appropriate tools are selected and used correctly and safely in fabricating components.

   

3.4

Drawings and instruction for the fabrication of components are followed.

   

3.5

Component dimensions are determined directly or by calculation from information given in job drawings and instructions.

   

3.6

Components are fabricated efficiently without waste of materials and energy and/or damage to the surrounding environment or services.

   

3.7

Procedures for referring non-routine events to immediate supervisor for directions are followed.

   

3.8

Routine quality checks are carried out in accordance with work instructions.

   

3.9

OHS risk control work completion measures and procedures are followed.

   

3.10

Work site is cleaned and made safe in accordance with established procedures.

   

3.11

Work supervisor is notified of the completion of the work in accordance with established procedures.

 

Required Skills and Knowledge

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE 

7)  This describes the essential skills and knowledge and their level, required for this unit.

Evidence shall show that knowledge has been acquired of safe working practices and fabricating, dismantling, assembling of utilities industry components.

The knowledge and skills shall be contextualised to current industry standards, technologies and practices.

KS01-EE102A Hand and power tools and their application 

Evidence shall show an understanding of hand and power tools and their application to an extent indicated by the following aspects:

T1 Mechanical drawing interpretation and sketching encompassing:

·         drawing standards and conventions used in drawings of mechanical components as specified in AS1100

·         basic abbreviations and symbols used in drawing of mechanical components

·         interpretation of mechanical drawings commonly used in the electrotechnology industry (orthogonal projection, third angle - detail and assembly drawings, pictorial views)

·         laying out a drawing of mechanical components using engineering drawing convention.

·         freehand drawings of mechanical components showing all information needed for its manufacture/fabrication

T2 Workshop planning and materials encompassing:

·         methods used to work safely in an industrial work environment.

·         typical non-electrical hazards in the workplace

·         control measures for dealing with hazards identified.

·         Conducting a risk assessment on a given work environment, documenting and assessing the risks identified

·         type of metallic and non-metallic materials used in the electrotechnology industry and application of the common materials

·         planning process

T3 Measuring and marking out encompassing:

·         reasons for measuring and marking out

·         tools used for marking out

·         measuring and marking out a project accurately following correct procedures.

·         sustainable energy work practices related to reducing waste when marking out.

T4 Holding and cutting encompassing:

·         common tools for holding (bench vices, multi-grips, vice grips, wrenches).

·         common tools for cutting metallic and non-metallic material (hacksaws, wood saws, chisels, pliers, files)

·         procedure for using a range of tools for cutting, shaping, and finishing metallic and non-metallic materials

·         safety procedures when using holding and cutting tools

 

T5 Drills and drilling encompassing:

·         types of drills used in the electrotechnology industry

·         sharpening twist drills

·         drilling metallic and non-metallic components

·         safe use of a bench drill

T6 Tapping and threading encompassing:

·         type and size of commonly used threads used in electrotechnology work

·         taps and tap wrenches

·         tapping metallic and non-metallic components

·         stock and die tools

·         threading metallic and non-metallic components

T7 General Hand Tools encompassing:

·         hammers used in electrotechnology work

·         screwdrivers used in electrotechnology work

·         spanners and sockets used in electrotechnology work

·         pliers used in electrotechnology work

·         assembling components applicable to electrotechnology industry using a variety of hand tools.

T8 Joining techniques encompassing:

·         types of machine screws and nuts

·         forms of welding (Oxy-acetylene, electric arc welding).

·         forms of brazing and hard soldering

·         process of soft soldering

·         joining components using machine screws

·         joining components using welding, brazing or soldering techniques

T9 Portable electric power tools encompassing:

·         portable electric power tools (grinders, drills, jigsaws, saws)

·         applications of portable electric power tools used in the electrotechnology work.

·         using portable power tools.

·         fabricating components using power tools (drills, grinders)

T10 Sheet metal work encompassing:

·         types of sheet metal materials used in the electrotechnology work.

·         names and applications of the types of fabrication materials.

·         tools used with sheet metals in electrotechnology work (hacksaw, tinsnips, guillotines, punches, notching tools, folding machines)

·         techniques used in fabricating sheet metal (cutting, bending, drilling/punching, joining, cutting mitres).

·         marking out, cutting, bending, drilling and/or cutting and/or punching holes, joining and cutting mitred joints using sheet metal.

·         sustainable energy work practices to reducing waste when fabricating using sheet metal.

·         fabricating components using sheet metal and fabrication tools.

T11 Low tolerance measurement encompassing:

·         tolerance

·         techniques in using vernier callipers

·         techniques in using micrometers.

·         using vernier callipers to measure engineering components

·         using micrometers to measuring engineering components

T12 Dismantling and assembly techniques encompassing:

·         tools used in dismantling and assembling electrotechnology equipment (spanners, screwdrivers, bearing pullers, etc).

·         procedures for ensuring the safe treatment of dismantled components.

·         dismantling electrical, electronic, instrumentation or refrigeration/air conditioning piece of equipment using correct procedures.

·         assembling electrical, electronic, instrumentation or refrigeration/air conditioning piece of equipment using correct procedures.

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