Set, operate and monitor specialist machines

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 AURT334972A, 'Set, operate and monitor specialist machines'.
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. Prepare for operations

1.1. Nature and scope of the work requirements are identified and confirmed

1.2. OH&S requirements, including any individual State/Territory regulatory requirements and personal protection needs are observed throughout the work

1.3. Procedures and information such as workshop manuals, specifications and tooling are sourced

1.4. Method options are analysed and those most appropriate to the circumstances are selected and prepared

1.5. Technical and/or calibration requirements for machining are sourced and support equipment is identified and prepared

2. Set machine

2.1. Information is accessed and interpreted from manufacturer/component supplier specifications

2.2. Components are measured and repair action determined

2.3. Machine is set in accordance with defined procedures

2.4. Machines are set without causing damage to any component or system

2.5. Component is positioned and clamped

2.6. Machine is adjusted to meet operational requirements and specifications using appropriate measuring equipment

2.7. Tooling and accessories are selected

2.8. Worn or damaged tooling is identified and changed or sharpened

2.9. Setting activities are carried out according to industry regulations/guidelines, OH&S legislation and enterprise procedures/policies

3. Operate and monitor machine

3.1. Information is accessed and interpreted from manufacturer/component supplier specifications

3.2. Machine is operated and monitored without causing damage to any component or system

3.3. Machine is operated in accordance with enterprise procedures

3.4. Components are checked with instruments to ensure compliance to specifications

3.5. Sharpness of tooling is monitored and tooling is sharpened or replaced to meet requirements

3.6. Finished product is checked for alignment, tolerance and finish

3.7. Machining operations are carried out according to industry regulations/guidelines, OH&S legislation and enterprise procedures/policies

4. Prepare component for delivery to customer/storage

4.1. Component is finalised and prepared for delivery in accordance with workplace requirements

4.2. Job card is processed in accordance with workplace procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

AURT334972A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AUR31205 - Certificate III in Automotive Retail, Service and Repair
  • AUR30308 - Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology
  • AUR40208 - Certificate IV in Automotive Technology
  • AUR20705 - Certificate II in Automotive Mechanical
  • AUR30605 - Certificate III in Automotive Specialist
  • AUR30711 - Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment
  • AUR20505 - Certificate II in Automotive Vehicle Servicing
  • AUR30405 - Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Technology
  • AUR50105 - Diploma of Automotive Management
  • AUR40105 - Certificate IV in Automotive Management
  • AUR20811 - Certificate II in Outdoor Power Equipment