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Competency map - MEM12.23A– Perform engineering measurements

Performance criteria Skill Set Task
Element 1: Select appropriate device or equipment

1.1   Measurement requirements are determined from specifications.

Template making Interpret true shapes and true line lengths.
Construct shapes using parallel lines.
Construct shapes using radial lines.
Construct shapes using triangulation.
1.2   Appropriate device or equipment is selected according to standard operating procedures, to achieve required outcome. Template making
Element 2: Obtain measurements using a range of measuring devices

2.1   Correct and appropriate measuring technique is used.

Template making Construct shapes using parallel lines.
Construct shapes using radial lines.
Construct shapes using triangulation.
Check accuracy of patterns.
2.2   Measurements are accurately obtained. Template making
2.3  Dimensions are determined or verified using basic calculations, where required.

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Calculations

Construct shapes using parallel lines.
Construct shapes using radial lines.
Construct shapes using triangulation.
Check accuracy of patterns.

Calculate length, perimeter, area & volume.
Round off numbers.
Perform simple algebraic expressions.

Element 3: Maintain measuring devices
3.1   Routine care and storage of devices is undertaken to manufacturers’ specifications or standard operating procedures.

Forming

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Marking out

Roll a cylinder.
Roll a conical shape.
Press a conical shape.
Press a transitional shape.

Construct shapes using parallel lines.
Construct shapes using radial lines.
Construct shapes using triangulation.

Perform the four basic rules.

Identify marking out technique.

3.2  Routine adjustments to devices are made and checked.

Forming

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Marking out

Element 4: Communicate measurements as required

4.1   Measurements are accurately recorded, where required.

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Drawing

Allow for material thickness.

Dimension a drawing.

4.2   Freehand sketch which depicts required information is prepared, as required.

Drawing

Identify the types of drawing used in industry.

 

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