Machine material using CNC machining and processing centres

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 FWPCOT3235, 'Machine material using CNC machining and processing centres'.
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

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.

1. Prepare for machining

1.1 Review work order and check with appropriate personnel.

1.2 Select appropriate personal protective equipment and check for operational effectiveness.

1.3 Obtain type and quantity of material for machining from storage location.

1.4 Plan material machining process in line with work order.

2. Set up machine

2.1 Set CNC program to job specifications.

2.2 Check cutting machines, cutting tools, jigs, emergency stops, gauges, guards and controls for safe and effective operation.

2.3 Adjust cutting machine settings in line with work order.

2.4 Complete trial run to check system and machine operation for accuracy, quality and dimensions of finished work.

2.5 Accept or reject trialled material and dispose of in line with environmental protection practices.

2.6 Complete final adjustments to CNC program and equipment.

3. Operate machine

3.1 Use equipment in line with organisational safety procedures, manufacturer’s instructions , design capacity and purpose and environmental protection practices.

3.2 Feed materials into machine, operate cutting equipment in line with tooling requirements and monitor use regularly to minimise waste and ensure correct dimensions are produced.

3.3 Repair or dispose of incorrect cuts, off-cuts and material with defects in line with environmental protection practices.

3.4 Identify routine processing problems and resolve or report to appropriate personnel.

4. Complete operator maintenance

4.1 Follow organisational safety procedures to lock-out equipment.

4.2 Check cutting tools for bluntness or damage.

4.3 Remove and replace cutting tools in line with manufacturer recommendations.

4.4 Dispose of used cutting tools in line environmental protection practices.

4.5 Keep machining area clear of dust and debris in line with organisational safety procedures.

4.6 Record and report production outcomes, equipment faults and maintenance requirements to appropriate personnel.