Course Title: Set and operate coordinate measuring machine

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3190 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

Course Title: Set and operate coordinate measuring machine

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit covers setting and operating coordinate measuring machines (CMM). It includes setting up/orienting components, selecting and activating part programs, preparing the machine, editing programs and measuring components.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM12020B Set and operate coordinate measuring machine


1. Identify job requirements

2. Set up/orient components

3. Select and activate part programs

4. Prepare CMM

5. Edit part programs

6. Measure components

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.