Operate wet and dry end equipment

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 PMC552071B, 'Operate wet and dry end equipment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Operate wet and dry end equipment' 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 equipment for production

1.1. Set up line in accordance with work instructions

1.2. Conduct equipment pre-startup procedure and visual checks according to enterprise procedure check list

1.3. Set up and configure equipment startup functions to comply with standard operating procedures

1.4. Ensure equipment is safe to use

2. Operate wet end/dry end equipment

2.1. Conduct pre-run checks and make adjustments as required

2.2. Start up equipment in accordance with work instructions

2.3. Monitor equipment conditions and adjust to ensure correct product quality

2.4. Ensure equipment is operated in accordance with enterprise procedures

2.5. Record production data as required

3. Monitor and record operation

3.1. Monitor equipment performance in accordance with work instructions and manufacturer's specifications

3.2. Monitor non-conforming product against customer specifications

3.3. Adjust and control equipment to ensure correct product quality

3.4. Complete final inspection checks if required

3.5. Complete appropriate records and logs

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 established enterprise procedures/work instructions

4.3. Ensure appropriate records are maintained to meet procedures/work instructions

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

5. Shut down equipment

5.1. Ensure line is clear of all product and left in a safe manner for shutdown

5.2. Determine and rectify fault causes in accordance with procedures/work instructions

5.3. Ensure work area is clean

5.4. Complete appropriate records and logs

5.5. Shut down equipment in an emergency situation

6. Prepare equipment for cleaning and maintenance

6.1. Isolate equipment in accordance with work instructions

6.2. Remove any remaining product or materials safely

6.3. Make sure the area is clear and safe for cleaning or maintenance

7. Control hazards

7.1. Identify hazards from the job to be done

7.2. Identify other hazards in the work area

7.3. Assess the risks arising from those hazards

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

Qualifications and Skillsets

PMC552071B 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