Skills Proficiency Certificate (Basic Plant Maintenance) 3529-10
Issued by City & Guilds
This qualification is designed to provide a broad introduction to the essential practical skills needed for basic plant maintanance. (City & Guilds Qualification Number 3529-19).
This person has successfully demonstrated all of the knowledge and practical competencies required to achieve the Skills Proficiency Certificate in Basic Plant Maintanance.
They can demonstrate the use of mechanical and electrical safety devices. Safety devices: isolate machines, fill out permits to work, set mechanical stop buttons. Check correct operation of solenoids, relays and switches. Operation: adjust micro switch guard to ensure instant cut-off a machine motor. Carry out exercises involving cutting out and filing to size square, angled, curved and tangential surfaces. Carry out exercises involving dowel and screwed components. exercises: eg marking out.
They can carry out safe working practices to prevent hazards and to ensure the safety of working personnel and members of the public. Set, adjust and use limit gauges/setting blocks. Check prepared specimens using limits and fits demonstration kit. Check roundness of components using dial test indicator and vee blocks. Use the vernier protractor and height gauge for setting out on the surface table. Check alignment of components/shafts etc using a range of equipment.