Skills Proficiency Certificate (Basic Ducting Fabrication) 3529-91
Issued by City & Guilds
This qualification is designed to provide a broad introduction to the essential practical skills needed for basic ducting fabrication. (City & Guilds Qualification Number 3529-91).
This person has successfully demonstrated all of the knowledge and practical competencies required to achieve the Basic Ducting Fabrication.
They can use different types and applications of lifting aids and accessories. Lifting aids: block and tackle, pull lifts, rope, wire and chain slings, lifting clamps and dogs, eyebolts and shackles, jacks, trestles and stands. Dangers of using faulty/misusing lifting aids and techniques. Dangers: knots in slings, damaged slings, loads with sharp corners, loose and swinging loads, wrapped and greased loads, handling materials under adverse conditions.
They can use drill types and state their applications. Drill types: parallel shank (ie jobber, long series, stub), morse taper shank, drills with more than two flutes, special purpose drills (ie countersinking, counter boring, taper drilling, drills with integral lubricant/cooling feeds). Working principles of drills. Types of reamers and their applications. Process of reaming a hole using vertical spindle machines. Methods of cutting internal and external screw threads.