Course Title: Perform gland packing

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2157 Certificate II in Engineering

Course Title: Perform gland packing

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit covers inspecting glands and gland packing, and removing and replacing or topping up gland packing.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Path 1
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM18013B Perform gland packing


1. Inspect glands and gland packing

2. Remove gland packing

3. Replace or top up gland packing

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.