Course Title: Machinery use and maintenance

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5111

Course Title: Machinery use and maintenance

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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)


City Campus


320T Design (TAFE)


Term1 2009

Course Contact: Julian Pratt

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4820

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge required to safely use and maintain standing workshop machinery.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-requisites: NONE 8225

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBK210 Machinery use and maintenance

Learning Outcomes

1. Identify safety preparations to be undertaken before operating standing machinery
2. Identify a range of standing equipment and its purpose
3. Describe correct procedures and use of standing equipment
4. Demonstrate the basic maintenance of standing machinery
5. Describe the principles of machine shop layout

Overview of Assessment

Students will be assessed on their usage of the basic static machines converting timber into parts for workshop set projects. Underpinning knowledge of machine operation is assessed using workbook tests