Set up and operate glass toughening equipment

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 LMFGG3010B, 'Set up and operate glass toughening equipment'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for work

1.1. Work requirements from work instructions to ascertain:

1.1.1. material to be used

1.1.2. process required to complete work tasks

1.1.3. the required machine settings and adjustments

1.1.4. number of sheets to be toughened and holding area for completed items

1.2. Workplace health and safety requirements relevant to operating glass toughening equipment, including personal protection needs, are observed throughout the work

1.3. Work sequence is planned in a logical order to suit the job

1.4. Tools, equipment and materials are selected and checked prior to use to ensure that they are appropriate for the work, of the required quality, serviceable and in a safe condition

1.5. Machines are identified and checked for safe and effective operation, including emergency stops, gauges, guards and controls

1.6. Procedures are identified for checking:

1.6.1. quality of materials and items produced

1.6.2. working condition of equipment

1.6.3. quality requirements for each stage of the toughening process

1.7. Communication with others involved with the work is established and maintained to ensure efficient workflow coordination, personnel cooperation and safety throughout the application of this competency

2. Set up equipment

2.1. Machine settings and adjustments are made in accordance with job requirements and machine and tool manufacturer instructions

2.2. Trial runs are conducted to check machine operation, accuracy and quality of finished work

2.3. Necessary adjustments are made to machine settings

3. Conduct glass toughening operations

3.1. Glass to be toughened is prepared for process in accordance with workplace procedures or industry practice

3.2. Glass to be toughened is positioned on furnace load table and stamped with product identification in accordance with workplace procedures or industry practice

3.3. Glass is loaded into furnace in accordance with manufacturers' instructions and workplace procedures

3.4. Correct furnace pre-start, start-up and set-up procedures are completed in accordance with manufacturer instructions and workplace procedures

3.5. Furnace operation is monitored and adjustments made as required in accordance with manufacturer instructions or workplace procedures

3.6. Problems occurring during work operations are identified and reported to appropriate persons

3.7. Correct furnace shut-down and end of shift procedures are followed in accordance with manufacturer instructions and workplace procedures

3.8. Glass is unloaded from furnace in accordance with manufacturers' instructions and workplace procedures

4. Complete work and maintain equipment

4.1. Product is inspected for quality of work and items which do not meet quality requirements discarded or returned for reprocessing in accordance with workplace procedures

4.2. Completed work is placed in holding area in accordance with workplace procedures

4.3. Work area is cleaned and rubbish disposed of as appropriate

4.4. Equipment is cleaned and inspected for serviceability in accordance with workplace procedures

4.5. Unserviceable equipment is tagged and faults identified in accordance with workplace procedures

4.6. Equipment is maintained in accordance with workplace procedures

4.7. Workplace documentation is completed in accordance with workplace requirements

4.8. Tools, equipment and unused materials are removed and stored appropriate

Qualifications and Skillsets

LMFGG3010B appears in the following qualifications:

  • LMF30602 - Certificate III in Glass and Glazing