Operate process ovens

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 PMC552041C, 'Operate process ovens'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Operate process ovens' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare the annealing/ toughening/reheating/ laminating equipment

1.1. Interpret job specifications

1.2. Isolate appropriate line/equipment

1.3. Undertake basic setup and removal of current moulds in accordance with manufacturer's and work instructions if required

1.4. Check that the quality and quantity of input glass is suitable for production run as per company requirements

1.5. Undertake equipment preparation and checks according to established procedures

1.6. Make machinery/equipment adjustments and final preparations to ensure that work instructions are met

1.7. Conduct product run/procedure to produce samples to confirm that quality meets specifications, if required

2. Anneal/toughen/reheat/ laminate the products

2.1. Monitor equipment to ensure quality specifications are met

2.2. Identify routine variations to annealing/reheating process

2.3. Make routine operation adjustments according to established procedures to maintain product quality

2.4. Conduct product sampling and quality control checks according to standard procedures

2.5. Use ancillary equipment and observe safety procedures in accordance with enterprise requirements

2.6. Document and maintain records and production results according to enterprise requirements

3. Monitor and record reheating operation

3.1. Measure and record operating parameters, according to enterprise requirements

3.2. Adjust reheating equipment controls to ensure glass parameters are maintained to job specifications

3.3. Ensure appropriate records and log books of equipment operations are maintained to meet procedures

4. Rectify routine problems

4.1. Identify the range of faults that can occur during the operation

4.2. Determine and rectify fault causes in accordance with procedures

4.3. Identify and rectify equipment failure causes in accordance with procedures

4.4. Identify non-routine problems and report to designated person

5. Control hazards

5.1. Identify hazards from the job to be done

5.2. Identify other hazards in the work area

5.3. Assess the risks arising from those hazards

5.4. Implement measures to control those risks in line with procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

PMC552041C appears in the following qualifications:

  • PMC30110 - Certificate III in Manufactured Mineral Products
  • PMC20110 - Certificate II in Manufactured Mineral Products
  • PMC40110 - Certificate IV in Manufactured Mineral Products