Monitor and maintain metals treatment plant operations

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver AUMNT3013B, 'Monitor and maintain metals treatment plant operations'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Plan and prepare

1.1. Activities are carried out according to OHS and organisation requirements

1.2. Work instructions, including relevant inspection reports and forms and quality requirements are obtained, confirmed with appropriate personnel and applied

1.3. Tools and equipment selected to carry out tasks are consistent with job requirements, checked for serviceability and any faults are rectified or reported prior to commencement

1.4. Materials appropriate to the work application are identified, obtained, prepared, safely handled and located ready for use

2. Adjust and maintain treatment solutions

2.1. Treatment solution specification and tolerances are identified and confirmed from the approved operating procedure or equivalent

2.2. Location of each sample source is identified from plant schematics and the sampling and testing schedule is identified and correctly interpreted

2.3. Sampling and labelling is carried out in accordance with approved procedure

2.4. Samples are tested in accordance with the approved procedure and the results recorded to organisation standards

3. Adjust and maintain stage operations

3.1. Operating processes, control mechanisms, flow and specifications of each treatment stage are identified and confirmed from organisation plant specifications and procedures

3.2. Stage plant components are inspected and prepared for operation, including pre operational servicing, in accordance with the organisation procedures

3.3. Stage operations are test run and adjustments are made to controls, components and solutions to bring the stage to the correct operating specification

3.4. Operations are monitored for compliance with specification in accordance with approved procedures

3.5. Faults in stage operations are diagnosed and rectified or reported for specialist support action

3.6. Excess, contaminated or unwanted materials, including chemicals and solutions are disposed of in accordance with organisation requirements

3.7. Documentation covering the operation of each stage, including fault resolution, is completed in accordance with organisation requirements

4. Maintain product quality

4.1. Product quality checks are carried out in accordance with organisation work quality goals

4.2. Defects are analysed and the likely cause is identified and investigated

4.3. Actions to restore the product quality are implemented, checked and confirmed in accordance with organisation procedures

4.4. Defects which cannot be remedied are reported for specialist attention

4.5. Documentation covering each defect and response is completed in accordance with organisation requirements

5. Clean up

5.1. Work area is cleared and materials disposed of, reused or recycled in accordance with organisation requirements

5.2. Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored in accordance with organisation requirements

Qualifications and Skillsets

AUMNT3013B appears in the following qualifications:

  • AUM30108 - Certificate III in Automotive Manufacturing - Manufacturing Specialist (Passenger Motor Vehicle)