Understanding of structure of the paper industry and safe working practices demonstrated. Safe working methods applied. Clear and effective communication exists. Understanding of basic technology of paper and board materials applied. Aspects of paper making process demonstrated. Routine maintenance performed. Materials handled safely and effectively. Process control systems used. Paper plant efficiency optimised. Maximum amounts of energy conserved. IT applied to optimise plant operations. Quality assessed.
Assessment should be focused on the candidate’s ability to apply their theoretical knowledge and understanding in authentic contexts. Assessors should use a range of strategies, which will allow candidates to demonstrate applied competence. Assessment strategies and procedures should be aligned with the purpose and exist level outcomes of the qualification. They should consists of written assignments, tests and examinations and also include a variety of problem solving assignments, portfolios of learning, materials and projects.