School Technical Support Staff. Access to this unit will be at the discretion of the centre but there must be evidence that learners have undergone some training in the use of workshop machinery. This training can either be college, school based or through a craft apprenticeship.
This course forms part of a suite of competency based CLPL for support staff.
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By the end of this course you should be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding related to the safe use of the pillar drill, belt facer, mortice machine and router table.
- Apply safety precautions necessary for the safe operation of the pillar drill, belt facer, mortice machine and router table.
- Understand the functions of guards and safety devices.
- Safely set up the tool/belt settings and prepare the pillar drill, belt facer, mortice machine and router table for use.
- Safely operate the pillar drill, belt facer, mortice machine and router table.
Why Should You Attend?
Further your knowledge on safety procedures and good working practices for workshop machinery.
- Health & Safety Legislation.
- Practical Demonstration: Pillar Drill.
- Practical Demonstration: Belt Facer.
- Practical Demonstration: Mortice Machine.
- Practical Demonstration:Router Table.
- Practical Demonstration: Tool changing/setting procedures on above machines.
- Practical Assessment: Belt/Tool changing/setting procedures on above machines.
- Practical Assessment.
- Written Assessment.
- Plenary session and Q&As.
Attend on 2 days and undergo both written and practical assessment. It is recommended that a refresher course be undertaken every 5 years.
The course will be held at SSERC in Dunfermline. Our SSERC buildings are at 2 Pitreavie Court, Dunfermline, KY11 8UU. SSERC is a short (5-10 minutes) walk from Rosyth railway station and close to the end of the A823(M) spur off Junction 2 of the M90 motorway. Car journey times (approximately): Edinburgh – 30 min; Glasgow – 60 min; Aberdeen – 2.5 hours; Inverness – 3 hours.