Course Title: Set up machine for complex adhesive, mechanical or sewn fastening

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3176

Course Title: Set up machine for complex adhesive, mechanical or sewn fastening

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


320T Design (TAFE)


Course Contact: PhilBarnes

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 422

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to produce basic adhesive, mechanical or thermal fastened product. Some equipment may also involve cutting, trimming, folding and / or gathering (collating) which may be assessed at the same time.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICPCF361A Set up machine for complex adhesive, mechanical or sewn fastening


1 Maintain reel transportation system (OR Element 2)

2 Maintain sheet transportation system (OR Element 1)

3 Maintain basic adhesive / mechanical / thermal fastening process

4 Maintain production process

5 Identify and rectify problems and faults

6 Conduct shutdown of production process

7 Clean machine at end of run

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

• Peer Demonstration with live work.

• Discussion and presentation of theory

• Using work book.

• Students practice, reading, interpreting, preparing for job and conduct test run.
• Supervisor feed back.

• Research activities. E.g. Library based research using the web, text and AV.

• Keeping a log book

• Demonstration of loading /unloading machine including preparation of work area and ink preparation to a selected range of jobs the minimum requirement of two production jobs to be completed.

• Apply the range of relevant OH&S Legislation, policies and practices in the workplace

• Set up feeder for a given job
• Operate basic machine controls.
• Meet standards relating to ink mixing, for example, colour consistency, and additives

• Other activities, eg:
- reading notes, answering questions, and taking part in discussion groups.