Skills Proficiency Certificate (Basic Metal Machining) 3529-09
Issued by City & Guilds
This qualification is designed to provide a broad introduction to the essential practical skills needed for basic basic metal machining. (City & Guilds Qualification Number 3529-09).
This person has successfully demonstrated all of the knowledge and practical competencies required to achieve the Skills Proficiency Certificate in Basic Metal Machining.
They can use safety devices: features of guards for driving mechanisms, feed mechanisms and cutting tools, positioning of drives, moving parts of machines, circuits and devices to ensure they are out of reach, methods of mounting, fixing, adjusting and locking guards, procedures for making safe during plant maintenance. Use and care of tools applicable to workshop tasks. Use of face mills with insert blades of high speed or cemented carbides.
They can work holding methods and work holding devices for milling operations. Methods and devices: clamping work to machine table, locating and securing machine vices to machine table (ie importance of the fixed jaw, use of tenons (tenon blocks), set vice square and parallel to the cutter), adjustable or swivel angle plates, tilting tables, vee-blocks, milling fixtures. Vertical milling operations. Milling sunk and recessed surfaces, woodruff cutters, use of shell end mills, face mills.