• Course name Woodmachinist Block 4 – Profile Production Principles
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    Duration 2 weeks at Creswick with some assignment work

    This course is aimed at providing advanced skills associated with the operation of production planing and moulding machines in a high volume situation. The emphasis is on developing the skills to set the moulder for more complex profiles. The course addresses the techniques for sharpening of cutters associated with these complex mouldings. note: Persons enrolling in this course must have significant previous experience in the operation of moulders and completed Block One Moulder set up and Production Principles course or its equivalent. Assessment is available to persons requesting direct entry into the course.

    Maximum 6 participants

  • Will be by demonstration of skills and answering related questions.

  • Content

    1. Course Overview
    2. Safety
    3. Extended Scope of the Moulder
    4. Measuring Complex Profiles with OMA
    5. Radial& Axial Performance
    6. Cutter set-up and Grinding
    7. Bandsaw Resaw Boards
    8. Setting for Complex Machining
    9. Negative Pressures
    10. Production Moulding Techniques
    11. Profile Knife Jointing
    12. Fault Diagnosis and Rectification
    13. Pouring of Chipper blade Babbitts
    14. Course Summary

  • Enrolment in FWP30816 Certificate III in Wood machining and FWP30311 Certificate III in Sawmilling and Processing

    Note: Persons enrolling in this course must have significant previous experience in the operation of moulders and completed Block One Moulder set up and Production Principles course or its equivalent. Assessment is available to persons requesting direct entry into the course.

  • FWPCOT2208B Resaw boards and timber (20 hrs)
    FWPCOT3212B Replace saws, blades and guides (40 hrs)
    FWPCOT3217B Assess and maintain cutter performance (40 hrs)
    FWPCOT3233B Sharpen and Align Blades and Knives (30 hrs)
    FWPCOT3244B Cut Material to Profile (20 hrs)
    FWPSAW3228B Apply principles of blade design to sawing procedures (40 hrs)
    FWPTMM3201 Convert timber (40 hrs)

  • FWP11 Pathways Chart

  • 2015 Subsidised –
    The student fee is indicative only and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student services and amenities fees.

    Indicative Tuition Fee $69.00 (State Government of Victoria Subsidised)
    Materials Fee $125.00
    Total Cost $815.00 ($2,000.00 if ineligible for subsidy)