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Elements and Performance Criteria
The Range Statement relates to the unit of competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance. Add any 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.Where reference is made to industry codes of practice, and/or Australian/international standards, the latest version must be used.ContextThis competency applies to operators working either independently or as part of a work team.ProceduresAll operations are performed in accordance with procedures.Procedures means all relevant workplace procedures, work instructions, temporary instructions and relevant industry and government codes and standards. Tools and equipmentThis competency includes use of equipment and tools such as:work standsportable air or power operated drills, grinders, cutters or saws impact wrencheshoists/lifting equipment not requiring any special permits or licences bolts, screws, rivets, etcvices, clamps and bracesrelevant personal protective equipment.HazardsTypical hazards include:frayed cables/hoses dusts/swarfmetal and other shavings manual handling hazards equipment failures.Problems'Respond to routine problems' means 'apply known solutions to a limited range of predictable problems'. Typical process and product problems may include:tool malfunctions damaged leads or hoses incorrect tool selectedworn or blunt tools/tool bits damaged toolsnon-supply of components or fittings incorrect supply of components or fittings material failuresout-of-specification products.VariablesKey variables to be monitored include:tool speedstool massoperating mediumscondition of toolsuseabilitycleanliness.