Set and adjust automotive production machine tools

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 AUMFTA003, 'Set and adjust automotive production machine tools'.
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


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 section

1. Plan and prepare

1.1 Job instructions and quality requirements are located and confirmed with appropriate personnel

1.2 Tools and equipment required for the job are selected and checked for faults and correct operation

1.3 Materials required to complete the job are identified and prepared

2. Select and check machining tools

2.1 Machining tools are selected according to the machine’s maintenance schedule and specifications

2.2 Machining tools are inspected and tested for compliance with specifications

2.3 Out-of-specification tools are processed for repair or disposal according to workplace procedures

2.4 Machining tools are cleaned, prepared for use, and protected for transit

3. Remove and replace machining tools

3.1 Required location for the machining tools is checked and confirmed against machine specifications

3.2 Machine is made safe according to work health and safety (WHS) requirements and workplace procedures prior to commencing work

3.3 Machining tools are located and removed, and replacement machining tools are installed and set to machine specifications

3.4 Machine safety guards are checked for correct fitting according to machine specifications

3.5 Test runs are conducted according to WHS requirements and workplaceprocedures, and sample products are checked

4. Maintain machining tools and stock levels

4.1 Machining tools are maintained according to workplace procedures

4.2 Stock levels of machining tools are reviewed and action taken to avoid stock-out situations

4.3 Stock levels of consumables are maintained to support continuity of operations

5. Complete work processes

5.1 Work area is cleaned, and materials disposed of or recycled according to workplace procedures

5.2 Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored according to workplace procedures

5.3 Workplace documentation is completed according to workplace procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

AUMFTA003 appears in the following qualifications:

  • AUM30113 - Certificate III in Automotive Manufacturing Technical Operations - Passenger Motor Vehicle