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Mapping Report

OPITO Standard
Title
Basic Maintenance Techniques
O1
Prepare for basic
P1.1
routine maintenance
tasks
P1.2

O2

O3

O4

Describe basic routine


maintenance
techniques

prepare the tools, equipment and material for given maintenance tasks

P1.3

prepare the work area for given maintenance tasks

P2.1

describe role of cleaning and relevant techniques and materials that are used
during routine maintenance

P2.2

describe role of lubrication and relevant techniques and materials that are used
during routine maintenance

P2.3

describe adjustments that may be made to equipment during routine


maintenance

P2.4

describe basic inspection procedures that are used during routine maintenance

P2.5

identify safety requirements for materials that are used in routine maintenance
tasks
carry out appropriate cleaning routines using the correct cleaning agents

Carry out basic routine P3.1


maintenance tasks

Carry out basic


inspections

and Workshop Practices


identify tools, equipment and material that would be required for a range of
basic routine maintenance tasks

P3.2

carry out routine lubrication, using the correct lubricant for the application

P3.3

check oil levels and add oil as required

P3.4

tighten fastenings using correct tools and equipment

P3.5

check tensions and adjust as required

P4.1

carry out basic visual inspection for common faults

P4.2

record observed faults

O5

Scope:

Clear work areas


P5.1
following maintenance
P5.2
tasks

store relevant tools, equipment and material in appropriate locations


clear the workshop area and dispose of waste

Cleaning

S1

routine cleaning methods, cleaning agents

Lubrication
Adjustments
Common faults

S2
S3
S4

routine lubrication techniques, common lubricants


tightening fastenings, checking tensions
wear, corrosion, cracking

g Report
Assessment / Evidence
Assessment evidence must include:
record of questions and Candidate responses which
demonstrate that all of the requirements of the Performance
Criteria, Knowledge and Scope have been met
observation checklists completed by an Assessor for each
Candidate carrying out the following basic routine
maintenance tasks:
cleaning routines
routine lubrication
checking oil levels
tightening fastenings
checking tensions
basic inspections

Benchmarked qualification
Reference
Outcome/Performance

Assessment / Evidence