Course Title: Perform metal spinning lathe operations (basic)

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2157 Certificate II in Engineering

Course Title: Perform metal spinning lathe operations (basic)

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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Course Contact: Program Manager

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Course Description

This unit covers performing basic metal spinning operations (excluding CNC), using a variety of processes, spinning tools and accessories.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Path 1
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM07030C Perform metal spinning lathe operations (basic)


1. Observe safety precautions

2. Determine job requirements

3. Perform spinning operations

4. Check components for conformance to specifications

5. Remove and store components

6. Adjust and maintain spinning lathe

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.