Perform brazing and/or silver soldering

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 MEM5.6AA, 'Perform brazing and/or silver soldering'.
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 and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Prepare materials and equipment


Job requirements determined from specifications and/ or instructions.


Materials correctly prepared using appropriate tools and techniques.


Materials correctly assembled/aligned to meet specifications as required.


Distortion prevention measures identified and appropriate action taken as required.


Heating equipment assembled and set up safely and correctly in accordance with standard operating procedures.


Correct and appropriate consumables selected and prepared.


Test run undertaken and verified as required.


Braze and/or silver solder


Correct and appropriate process selected to meet specifications.


Materials preheated as required.


Consumables applied using correct and appropriate techniques.


Jointing material applied correctly and in appropriate quantities to meet job/specifications.


Material temperatures normalised using correct and appropriate techniques.


Inspect joints


Excess jointing materials removed using correct and appropriate techniques.


Inspection of joints undertaken to standard operating procedures.


Inspection results reported/recorded using standard operating procedures as required.

Qualifications and Skillsets

MEM5.6AA appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUV40603 - Certificate IV in Opal Cutting and Polishing