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Mem30031a Introduction to Autocad

Mem30031a Introduction to Autocad

Author: Warren Blackadder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2015

The unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to apply functions of computer-aided design (CAD) software programs that are typically used in the production of detail drawings and covers competent use of a CAD program to perform basic drawing tasks used in the development of detail drawings. Drawings may include plans, diagrams, charts, circuits, systems or schematics. Topics: 1 Types of CAD Software: 2 Template Drawings and Options: 3 Text Styles: 4 Dimension Styles: 5 Blocks, WBlocks, X-Refs & Insert: 6 Define & Insert Attributes: 7 Extract Attributes: 8 Polylines, Splines & Donuts: 9 Multi View Drawings: 10 Isometric Drawings: 11 Dimensioning Isometric Drawings: 12 Advanced Dimensioning Techniques: 186 Pages A CD containing drawing templates is available for $10 plus postage by contacting BlackLine Design at blakline@bigpond.net.au

Mem15002a Apply Quality Systems

Mem15002a Apply Quality Systems

Author: Warren Blackadder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2015

A Quality Management System (QMS) is a collection of business processes focused on achieving quality policy and quality objectives to meet customer requirements. It is expressed as the organizational structure, policies, procedures, processes and resources needed to implement quality management. This unit covers working within a quality improvement system, either individually or in a team situation. This unit is applicable for any work within a quality improvement system in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment. The definition of customer is wide and applies to the next person or organisation receiving the product or service. Application may include quality inspection of own or other employee's work up to the level of the employee's technical competence. Topic 1 - Quality Management: Topic 2 - Quality Inspection: Topic 3 - Quality Improvement: Topic 4 - Defect Detection: Topic 5 - Risk Assessment:

Mem18001c Use Hand Tools

Mem18001c Use Hand Tools

Author: Warren Blackadder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2015

This unit covers using a range of hand tools for a variety of general engineering applications. Applications may include hand tools used for adjusting, dismantling, assembling and finishing of items or components, and the finishing, cutting, scraping of metallic and non-metallic material to size and shape. This includes simple tapping and threading and routine maintenance of hand tools. Topics include Chisels, Files, Gouges, Hacksaws, Hammers & Mallets, Punches, Hand Saws, Scrapers, Screwdrivers, Spanners & Wrenches, and Hand Planes.

Mem09003b Prepare Basic Engineering Drawings

Mem09003b Prepare Basic Engineering Drawings

Author: Warren Blackadder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2015

This unit covers identifying the drawing requirements, preparing or making changes to engineering drawings, preparing an engineering parts list and issuing the drawings. The unit can be completed using manual drawing techniques or CAD. Topic 1 - Drafting Basics: Topic 2 - Arrangement of Views: Topic 3 - Standard Drawing Sheets: Topic 4 - Dimensioning Techniques: Topic 5 - Sections & Conventions: Topic 6 - Auxiliary Views: Topic 7 - Technical Lettering: Topic 8 - Engineering Scales: Practice Competency Test:

Mem30005a Calculate Force Systems Within Simple Beam Structures

Mem30005a Calculate Force Systems Within Simple Beam Structures

Author: Warren Blackadder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2015

This unit covers understanding and calculating force systems within simple beam structures and applies them to solving simple engineering problems involving forces, moments and basic stress and strain calculations, and determining nominal sizes of simple beams subject to loading. Lesson Program: Topic 1 - Structures; Strength & Stability Topic 2 - Elements of Coplanar Force Resolution Topic 3 - Bending Moments Topic 4 - Types of Forces on Structural Members Topic 5 - Shear and Bending Moment Diagrams Topic 5 - Shear and Bending Moment Diagrams Topic 6 - Centroid and First Moment of Area Topic 7 - Second Moment of Area Topic 8 - Section Modulus Topic 9 - Bending Stress Topic 10 - Shear Stresses Topic 11 - Deflection and Stiffness Topic 12 - Selection of Steel Beam Practice Competency Test:

Msaenv272b Participate in Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices

Msaenv272b Participate in Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices

Author: Warren Blackadder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2015

This competency covers the outcomes required to effectively measure current resource use and carry out improvements including those reducing negative environmental impacts of work practices. This competency applies to operators/team members who are required to follow procedures so as to work in an environmentally sustainable manner. This ensures regulatory compliance and also aims at minimising environmental risks and maximises the environmental performance of the process and the organisation. Topic 1 Work Practice & Minimisation of Waste Topic 2 Efficient Use of Energy and Resources Topic 3 Resource & Waste Management Topic 4 Managing Hazardous Chemicals Topic 5 Reduce Emissions & Water Use

Msatcs302a Detail Bolts and Welds for Structural Steelwork Connections

Msatcs302a Detail Bolts and Welds for Structural Steelwork Connections

Author: Warren Blackadder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2015

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to detail bolts and welds for structural steelwork connections consistent with design specifications and applies to a structural steel detailer who has to detail various types of bolts and welds for structural steelwork connections. The detailing may be done manually or by using CAD and/or proprietary steel detailing software. The unit may apply to structural steel detailing carried out for residential, commercial, industrial or mining fabrication and construction projects. Work is conducted according to defined procedures. Work may be conducted in small to large scale enterprises and may involve individual and team activities. This unit requires the application of skills associated with planning and organising to complete structural steel detail drawings. Program: Lesson 1 - Bolts; Lesson 2 - Hole Details; Lesson 3 - Welding Symbols

Mem16006a Organise and Communicate Information

Mem16006a Organise and Communicate Information

Author: Warren Blackadder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2015

The unit covers accessing, organising and communicating information related to processes or tasks and applies in manufacturing, engineering or related environments. It may include information related to production, maintenance or associated processes. Information may be drawn from a variety of sources. The unit includes the ability to communicate using common workplace terminology. Topics include Relevant Information, Workplace Terminology, Read & Interpret Documentation, Follow Instructions, and Organise Information.

Mem12025a Use Graphical Techniques and Perform Simple Statistical Computations

Mem12025a Use Graphical Techniques and Perform Simple Statistical Computations

Author: Warren Blackadder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2015

This unit covers interpreting and constructing graphs and charts from given or determined data, and performing basic statistical calculations. Graphs and charts may be applied to information from various work contexts, quality processes, production and market trends and other engineering applications. A range of devices may be used to assist with calculations. Program: Topic 1 - Statistical Data: Topic 2 - Types of Charts: Topic 3 - Histograms & Box Plots: Topic 4 - Control Charts: Topic 5 - Parabolic Charts:

Mem12023a Perform Engineering Measurements

Mem12023a Perform Engineering Measurements

Author: Warren Blackadder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2015

This unit covers performing measurement skills requiring straightforward use of mechanical measuring devices and associated calculations. This unit covers straightforward measurement using devices which incorporate visual indications representing units of measurement. It applies to the use of measuring devices in a range of manufacturing, engineering and related environments. It includes, where required, adjustment of measuring devices through simple means and typically includes zeroing or scale adjustment. Measurements may be expressed in metric or imperial units. All measurements are undertaken to standard operating procedures. Electrical/electronic devices used are those not requiring the connection or disconnection of circuitry. Topics Include: Measuring Devices, Measurement Practices, Rulers, Micrometres, Vernier Callipers, Gauges, Dumpy Level, Combination Square, Ancillary Measuring Equipment & Hardness Testing.

Mem18002b Use Power Tools and Hand Held Operations

Mem18002b Use Power Tools and Hand Held Operations

Author: Warren Blackadder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2015

This unit covers using a range of hand held power tools and fixed power tools for hand held operations for a variety of general engineering applications. This unit applies to loosening and fastening items or components and shaping, finishing, cutting, grinding metallic and non-metallic materials and/or tool bits to size and shape. This unit should not be selected if the power tools used are dedicated to an operation or machine, e.g. nut-runner, air drill, power driver, etc. Topics include: Power Drills, Grinders, Nibblers & Shears, Power Saws, Sanders, Planers, Routers & Clamping.

Mem09002b Interpret Technical Drawing

Mem09002b Interpret Technical Drawing

Author: Warren Blackadder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2015

this unit of competency you will have developed the knowledge and skills to select the correct and interpret a technical drawing. As a result, you will be able to apply these skills to interpret technical drawing.

Mem16008a Interact with Computer Technology (Introduction)

Mem16008a Interact with Computer Technology (Introduction)

Author: Warren Blackadder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2015

This unit covers basic skills for Computer Operations, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, CAD, Cloud Technology, Accounting software, and Screen Capture. This unit is aimed at students who have had no, or little exposure to computers; it is recommended that more advanced students study the alternate MEM16008A resource.

Mem16008a Interact with Computer Technology (Advanced)

Mem16008a Interact with Computer Technology (Advanced)

Author: Warren Blackadder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2015

Resource manual to achieve competency in MEM16008A. The resource included all theory, tutorial and skill practice exercises. The required CD is available by contacting the author at blakline@bigpond.net.au for an additional $10 plus postage.

Mem09209a Detail Bearings& Seals in Mechanical Drawings

Mem09209a Detail Bearings& Seals in Mechanical Drawings

Author: Warren Blackadder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2015

This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to produce detailed engineering drawings containing bearings and mechanical seals, engineering keys and keyways, holes and shafts to provide specific clearances by applying general tolerances, and confirming the geometric shape of components by applying geometric tolerances. This unit is suitable for those working within a drafting work environment and can be applied across all engineering disciplines. Drawings may be carried out with or without the use of computer-aided design (CAD) systems. A CD containing drawing templates is available for $10 plus postage by contacting BlackLine Design at blakline@bigpond.net.au

Mem30032a Produce Basic Engineering Drawings

Mem30032a Produce Basic Engineering Drawings

Author: Warren Blackadder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/07/2015

This unit of competency covers producing drawings or similar graphical representations where the critical dimensions and associated tolerances and design specifications are predetermined. This unit applies to any of the full range of engineering disciplines. All work is carried out under supervision and all specifications, dimensions and tolerances are predetermined. The unit covers application of introductory drafting skills to select and apply drawing protocols. Manual drafting or computer-aided design (CAD) drawing equipment may be used. Drawings are completed to Australian Standard (AS) 1100.101-1992 Technical drawing - General principles. This unit applies to all engineering and manufacturing environments Topics include Standards & Projection, Drawing Layout, Sheets, Dimensioning, Sections, Lettering, Scales, Assembly & Detail Drawings, General & Geometric Tolerance, Surface Finish Information to be provided with drawings. Includes a Practice Competency Test