Clusters of Units of Competency Units – Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry

Site Search:

Clusters of Units of Competency Units – Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry

Clusters of Units of Competency (UoC) –Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry
Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry – RPL clusters of units of competency, qualifications requirements and assessment methods
Based on the SCS formulated by the Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry, the RPL mechanism will be conducted in the form of clusters of units. Applicants may decide on the level of qualification for the clusters they wish to apply for recognition based on their prior working experience and relevant experience.

RPL Cluster (Name & Code) QF Level UoC Codes Unit of Competency Years of Working Experiences and Relevant experiences Proposed Form of Assessment and Fee
1 Measurement Uncertainty (Chemical Testing)

(TCTE001L4)

4 105768L4 Estimate and report measurement uncertainty Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Written Test + Interview
($1200)
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
2 Measurement Uncertainty (Microbiological Testing)

(TCTE002L4)

4 105768L4 Estimate and report measurement uncertainty Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Written Test + Interview
($1200)
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
3 Measurement Uncertainty (Physical Testing)

(TCTE003L4)

4 105768L4 Estimate and report measurement uncertainty Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Written Test + Interview
($1200)
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 Sample Handling

(TCTE004L3)

3 105777L3 Pre-condition test samples Five years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including two years of experience in related field) Written Test + Interview
($1200)
3 105778L3 Handle and transport samples
3 105986L3 Prepare samples for testing
5 Sampling and Sample Handling
(TCTE005L4)
4 105772L4 Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Written Test + Interview
($1200)
4 105773L4 Apply statistical techniques in sampling
4 105775L4 Establish procedures for handling of test / inspection items and samples
6 Basic Laboratory Preparation Work
(TCTE006L2)
2 105774L2 Collect routine site samples Two years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including one years of experience in related field) Interview
($890)
2 105776L2 Receive samples
2 105987L2 Conduct laboratory / field work
2 105988L2 Maintain laboratory / workplace fit for purpose
2 105799L2 Apply cleansing methods for labware
7 Basic Microbiological Laboratory Preparation Work
(TCTE007L2)
2 105774L2 Collect routine site samples Two years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including one years of experience in related field) Interview
($890)
2 105776L2 Receive samples
2 105987L2 Conduct laboratory / field work
2 105988L2 Maintain laboratory / workplace fit for purpose
2 105992L2 Apply cleansing methods for microbiological testing labware
8 Chemical Testing (Elemental Analysis)
(TCTE008L3)
3 105791L3 Perform basic chemical tests and procedures Five years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including two years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Interview
($3500)
3 105794L3 Apply sample treatment techniques to chemical testing
3 105795L3 Prepare standard solutions
3 105796L3 Prepare working solutions and reagents
3 105797L3 Prepare laboratory materials, equipment and facilities for chemical testing
3 105798L3 Handle chemicals, solutions and reagents
3 105973L3 Maintain laboratory / field workplace safety
9 Chemical Testing (Elemental Analysis – Atomic Spectrometric Techniques)
(TCTE009L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105785L4 Apply atomic spectrometric techniques to chemical testing
4 105790L4 Perform complex tests to measure chemical properties of materials
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105971L4 Handel and dispose of chemical waste
10 Chemical Testing (Elemental Analysis – Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectroscopic Techniques)
(TCTE010L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105786L4 Apply inductively coupled plasma spectroscopic techniques to chemical testing
4 105790L4 Perform complex tests to measure chemical properties of materials
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105971L4 Handle and dispose of chemical waste
11 Chemical Testing (Organic Analysis)
(TCTE011L3)
3 105791L3 Perform basic chemical tests and procedures Five years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including two years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Interview
($3500)
3 105792L3 Apply separation and cleanup techniques to organic analysis
3 105793L3 Apply extraction techniques to organic analysis
3 105795L3 Prepare standard solutions
3 105796L3 Prepare working solutions and reagents
3 105797L3 Prepare laboratory materials, equipment and facilities for chemical testing
3 105973L3 Maintain laboratory / field workplace safety
3 105798L3 Handle chemicals, solutions and reagents
12 Chemical Testing (Organic Analysis – Chromatographic Techniques)
(TCTE012L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105784L4 Apply chromatographic techniques to chemical testing
4 105790L4 Perform complex tests to measure chemical properties of materials
4 105971L4 Handle and dispose of chemical wastes
4 105872L4 Process data
13 Chemical Testing (Organic Analysis – Molecular Spectrometric Techniques)
(TCTE013L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105787L4 Apply molecular spectrometric techniques to chemical testing
4 105790L4 Perform complex tests to measure chemical properties of materials
4 105971L4 Handle and dispose of chemical wastes
4 105972L4 Process data
14 Biological / Microbiological Testing Preparation
(TCTE014L3)
3 105806L3 Prepare biological samples Five years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including two years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Interview
($3500)
3 105807L3 Prepare microbiological samples
3 105808L3 Perform sterilisation and aseptic techniques
3 105809L3 Prepare culture media and solutions
3 105810L3 Follow bio-safety rules and precautions
3 105811L3 Prepare equipment and facilities for biological / microbiological testing
15 Biological / Microbiological Testing
(TCTE015L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105802L4 Perform microbiological tests
4 105803L4 Perform biological and biochemical tests
4 105804L4 Perform microscopic examination
4 105805L4 Perform staining techniques
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105872L4 Process data
16 Environmental Testing (Microbiological)
(TCTE016L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105814L4 Perform environmental testing (microbiological)
4 105802L4 Perform microbiological tests
4 105804L4 Perform microscopic examination
4 105805L4 Perform staining techniques
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
17 Environmental Testing (Physical)
(TCTE017L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105815L4 Perform environmental testing (physical)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
18 Physical and Mechanical Testing (On-site Concrete Sampling and Testing)
(TCTE018L3)
3 105846L3 Perform sampling and basic field tests on fresh concrete and on-site curing on concrete cubes Five years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including two years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Interview
($3500)
3 105973L3 Maintain laboratory / field workplace safety
19 Physical and Mechanical Testing (Concrete and Its Constituent Materials)

(TCTE019L3)

3 105837L3 Perform physical and mechanical tests on concrete and its constituent materials Five years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including two years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Interview
($3500)
3 105845L3 Perform basic physical and mechanical tests
3 105973L3 Maintain laboratory / field workplace safety
20 Physical and Mechanical Testing (Mortar and Grout)
(TCTE020L3)
3 105839L3 Perform physical and mechanical tests on mortar and grout Five years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including two years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Interview
($3500)
3 105845L3 Perform basic physical and mechanical tests
3 105973L3 Maintain laboratory / field workplace safety
21 Physical and Mechanical Testing (Soil and Rock)
(TCTE021L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Interview
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105835L4 Perform basic physical and mechanical tests on soil and rock
22 Physical and Mechanical Testing (Bituminous Materials)
(TCTE022L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Interview
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105838L4 Perform physical and mechanical tests on bituminous materials
23 Physical and Mechanical Testing (Basic Structural Diagnostic Tests on Concrete Structures)
(TCTE023L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Interview
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105842L4 Perform basic structural diagnostic tests on concrete structures
24 Chemical Testing on Construction Materials
(TCTE024L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105788L4 Perform chemical tests on construction materials
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105971L4 Handle and dispose of chemical wastes
25 Physical and Mechanical Testing (Toys and Hardlines ­Flammability Tests )
(TCTE025L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105851L4 Perform flammability tests (toys and hardlines)
26 Physical and Mechanical Testing (Toys and Hardlines – Stability and Construction)
(TCTE026L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105852L4 Perform stability, physical and mechanical tests
4 105853L4 Evaluate the construction of products by visual inspection (consumer products)
27 Physical and Mechanical Testing (Toys – Acoustic Measurement)
(TCTE027L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105854L4 Perform acoustic measurements (consumer products)
28 Fabric Construction Tests (Textiles and Garment Products)
(TCTE028L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105856L4 Perform fabric construction tests
29 Fabric Strength and Performance Tests (Textiles and Garment Products)
(TCTE029L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105857L4 Perform fabric strength and performance tests
30 Care Performance Tests (Textiles and Garment Products)

(TCTE030L4)

3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105859L4 Perform care performance tests
31 Colour Fastness Tests (Textiles and Garment Products)

(TCTE031L4)

3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105860L4 Perform colour fastness tests
32 Flammability Tests (Textiles and Garment Products)

(TCTE032L4)

3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105861L4 Perform flammability tests (textiles and garments)
33 Fibre Analysis (Textiles and Garment Products)

(TCTE033L4)

3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105858L4 Perform fibre analysis
34 Garment Trim Tests (Textiles and Garment Products)

(TCTE034L4)

3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105863L4 Perform garment trim tests
35 Feather and Down Analysis
(TCTE035L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105862L4 Perform feather and down analysis
36 Performance Tests (Footwear)
(TCTE036L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105864L4 Perform footwear tests
37 Electrical and Electronic Safety Testing (Electric Shock and Energy Hazard Tests)

(TCTE037L4)

3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105820L4 Perform electric shock and energy hazard tests
38 Electrical and Electronic Safety Testing (Electrical Insulation Tests)
(TCTE038L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105821L4 Evaluate electrical insulation properties by electrical measurements
4 105822L4 Evaluate electrical insulation properties by physical measurements
39 Electrical and Electronic Safety Testing (Electrical Products  – Construction Evaluation)
(TCTE039L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105848L4 Evaluate the construction of products by visual inspection (electrical products)
40 Electrical and Electronic Safety Testing (Thermal Hazard and Flammability Tests)
(TCTE040L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105825L4 Perform thermal hazard related tests
4 105826L4 Perform flammability tests (electrical and electronic products)
41 Electrical and Electronic Safety Testing (Stability and Mechanical Tests)
(TCTE041L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105847L4 Perform stability and  mechanical tests
42 Physical and Mechanical Testing (Electrical Products – Acoustic Measurement)
(TCTE042L4)
3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
4 105849L4 Perform acoustic Measurements (electrical products)
43 Electrical and Electronic Testing (Energy Efficiency)

(TCTE043L4)

3 105873L3 Record and present data Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Practical Assessment + Written Test
($5200)
4 105823L4 Evaluate energy efficiency of electrical and electronic products
4 105872L4 Process data
4 105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
44 Testing Quality Assurance

(TCTE044L4)

4 105878L4 Implement laboratory quality control procedures Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Written Test + Interview
($1200)
4 105879L4 Control reference materials and working standards
4 105880L4 Verify critical consumables
4 105904L4 Implement corrective actions for testing services
4 105905L4 Implement preventive actions for testing services
45 Measurement Traceability (Chemical Testing)

(TCTE045L4)

4 105890L4 Verify and maintain reference materials Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Written Test + Interview
($1200)
4 105892L4 Handle and perform equipment calibration
46 Measurement Traceability (Microbiological Testing)

(TCTE046L4)

4 105891L4 Verify and maintain reference and working cultures Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Written Test + Interview
($1200)
4 105892L4 Handle and perform equipment calibration
47 Measurement Traceability (Physical Testing)

(TCTE047L4)

4 105889L4 Calibrate and maintain reference standards Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Written Test + Interview
($1200)
4 105892L4 Handle and perform equipment calibration
48 Inspection of Consumer Products

(TCIN048L4)

3 105914L3 Prepare work documents for conducting inspection Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Written Test + Interview
($1200)
3 105919L3 Record inspection observations and findings
4 105911L4 Identify equipment and resources requirement for conducting inspection
4 105912L4 Identify items and samples for inspection
4 105913L4 Define defect classification and acceptance criteria
4 105916L4 Perform on-site inspection of production processes  / delivery of services
4 105917L4 Inspect items and samples
4 105918L4 Perform compliance inspection on materials
49 Inspection of Waterworks Products

(TCIN049L4)

3 105914L3 Prepare work documents for conducting inspection Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Written Test + Interview
($1200)
3 105919L3 Record inspection observations and findings
4 105911L4 Identify equipment and resources requirement for conducting inspection
4 105912L4 Identify items and samples for inspection
4 105913L4 Define defect classification and acceptance criteria
4 105916L4 Perform on-site inspection of production processes / delivery of services
4 105917L4 Inspect items and samples
4 105918L4 Perform compliance inspection on materials
50 Quality Assurance of Inspection Operation

(TCIN050L4)

4 105921L4 Implement inspection quality control procedures Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Written Test + Interview
($1200)
4 105930L4 Implement corrective actions and preventive actions for inspection services
51 Occupational Safety and Health

(TCOM051L4)

4 105964L4 Monitor environmentally sustainable work practices Six years’ relevant experience in Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry (including three years of experience in related field) Written Test + Interview
($1200)
4 105969L4 Implement occupational safety and health supervision
4 105970L4 Monitor occupational safety and health system
4 105972L4 Identify hazards associated with testing / inspection / certification activities

 

 

 

1. Measurement Uncertainty (Chemical Testing) (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Estimate and report measurement uncertainty of chemical test method according to the predetermined procedures.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105768L4 Estimate and report measurement uncertainty
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data

 

2. Measurement Uncertainty (Microbiological Testing) (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Estimate and report measurement uncertainty of microbiological test method according to the predetermined procedures.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105768L4 Estimate and report measurement uncertainty
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data

 

3. Measurement Uncertainty (Physical Testing) (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Estimate and report measurement uncertainty of physical test method according to the predetermined procedures.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105768L4 Estimate and report measurement uncertainty
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data

Laboratory / On-site Testing
Testing Operations: Sampling and Sample Handling

4. Sample Handling  (Level 3)
Major
Competency Standards
Perform pre-condition, handling and transport of samples in accordance with the standard operating procedures.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience FIVE years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including TWO years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105777L3 Pre-condition test samples
105778L3 Handle and transport samples
105986L3 Prepare samples for testing

 

5. Sampling and Sample Handling  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Obtain representative samples by applying statistics techniques in sampling and establish procedures for proper and safe handling of test items.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105772L4 Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan
105773L4 Apply statistical techniques in sampling
105775L4 Establish procedures for handling of test / inspection items and samples

Laboratory / On-site Testing
Testing Operations: Preparation Work


6. Basic Laboratory Preparation Work  (Level 2)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out basic preparation work in a laboratory for general testing operations.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience TWO years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including ONE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105774L2 Collect routine site samples
105776L2 Receive samples
105987L2 Conduct laboratory / field work
105988L2 Maintain laboratory / workplace fit for purpose
105799L2 Apply cleansing methods for labware

 

7. Basic Microbiological Laboratory Preparation Work  (Level 2)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out basic preparation work in a laboratory for biological / microbiological testing operations.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience TWO years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including ONE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105774L2 Collect routine site samples
105776L2 Receive samples
105987L2 Conduct laboratory / field work
105988L2 Maintain laboratory / workplace fit for purpose
105992L2 Apply cleansing methods for microbiological testing labware

Laboratory / On-site Testing
Testing Operations: Chemical Testing (Elemental Analysis)

8. Chemical Testing (Elemental Analysis)  (Level 3)
Major
Competency Standards
Prepare standard and working solutions, samples and facilities / equipment for elemental analysis; conduct tests and carry out procedures for chemical testing safely in a laboratory.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience FIVE years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including TWO years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105791L3 Perform basic chemical tests and procedures
105794L3 Apply sample treatment techniques to chemical testing
105795L3 Prepare standard solutions
105796L3 Prepare working solutions and reagents
105797L3 Prepare laboratory materials, equipment and facilities for chemical testing
105798L3 Handle chemicals, solutions and reagents
105973L3 Maintain laboratory / field workplace safety

 

9. Chemical Testing (Elemental Analysis – Atomic Spectrometric Techniques)  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Apply atomic spectrometric techniques to carry out elemental analysis in a chemical testing laboratory.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105785L4 Apply atomic spectrometric techniques to chemical testing
105790L4 Perform complex tests to measure chemical properties of materials
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105971L4 Handle and dispose of chemical wastes

 

10. Chemical Testing (Elemental Analysis – Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectroscopic Techniques)  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Apply inductively coupled plasma spectroscopic techniques to carry out elemental analysis in a chemical testing laboratory.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105786L4 Apply inductively coupled plasma spectroscopic techniques to chemical testing
105790L4 Perform complex tests to measure chemical properties of materials
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105971L4 Handle and dispose of chemical wastes

Laboratory / On-site Testing
Testing Operations: Chemical Testing (Organic Analysis)

11. Chemical Testing (Organic Analysis)  (Level 3)
Major
Competency Standards
Prepare standard and working solutions, samples and facilities / equipment for organic analysis; conduct tests and carry out procedures for chemical testing safely in a laboratory.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience FIVE years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including TWO years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105791L3 Perform basic chemical tests and procedures
105792L3 Apply separation and cleanup techniques to organic analysis
105793L3 Apply extraction techniques to organic analysis
105795L3 Prepare standard solutions
105796L3 Prepare working solutions and reagents
105797L3 Prepare laboratory materials, equipment and facilities for chemical testing
105973L3 Maintain laboratory / field workplace safety
105798L3 Handle chemicals, solutions and reagents

 

12. Chemical Testing (Organic Analysis – Chromatographic Techniques)  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Apply chromatographic techniques to carry out organic analysis in a chemical testing laboratory.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105784L4 Apply chromatographic techniques to chemical testing
105790L4 Perform complex tests to measure chemical properties of materials
105971L4 Handle and dispose of chemical wastes
105872L4 Process data

 

13. Chemical Testing (Organic Analysis – Molecular Spectrometric Techniques)  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Apply molecular spectrometric techniques to carry out organic analysis in a chemical testing laboratory.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105787L4 Apply molecular spectrometric techniques to chemical testing
105790L4 Perform complex tests to measure chemical properties of materials
105971L4 Handle and dispose of chemical wastes
105872L4 Process data

 
Laboratory / On-site Testing
Testing Operations: Biological / Microbiological Testing

14. Biological / Microbiological Testing Preparation  (Level 3)
Major
Competency Standards
Prepare culture media and solutions, samples and facilities / equipment for biological / microbiological testing; perform sterilisation and aseptic techniques safely in a laboratory.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience FIVE years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including TWO years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105806L3 Prepare biological samples
105807L3 Prepare microbiological samples
105808L3 Perform sterilisation and aseptic techniques
105809L3 Prepare culture media and solutions
105810L3 Follow bio-safety rules and precautions
105811L3 Prepare equipment and facilities for biological / microbiological testing

 

15. Biological / Microbiological Testing  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Perform microbiological tests, biological and biochemical tests as well as microscopic examination in a biological / microbiological testing laboratory.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105802L4 Perform microbiological tests
105803L4 Perform biological and biochemical tests
105804L4 Perform microscopic examination
105805L4 Perform staining techniques
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105872L4 Process data

Laboratory / On-site Testing
Testing Operations:

Environmental Testing

 

16. Environmental Testing (Microbiological)  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out microbiological tests on environmental samples independently and record accurate test data to evaluate the compliance of environmental samples against relevant regulatory limits.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105814L4 Perform environmental testing (microbiological)
105802L4 Perform microbiological tests
105804L4 Perform microscopic examination
105805L4 Perform staining techniques
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data

 

17. Environmental Testing (Physical)  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out physical measurements and tests on environmental samples independently and record accurate test data to evaluate the compliance of environmental samples against relevant regulatory limits
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105815L4 Perform environmental testing (physical)
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data

Laboratory / On-site Testing
Testing Operations:

Construction Materials Testing

 

18. Physical and Mechanical Testing (On-site Concrete Sampling and Testing)  (Level 3)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out sampling and basic field tests on fresh concrete and on-site curing on concrete cubes by following prescribed procedures and record reliable test data at testing sites.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience FIVE years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including TWO years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105846L3 Perform sampling and basic field tests on fresh concrete and on-site curing on concrete cubes
105973L3 Maintain laboratory / field workplace safety

 

19. Physical and Mechanical Testing (Concrete and Its Constituent Materials)  (Level 3)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out physical and mechanical tests on concrete and its constituent materials and record test data in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience FIVE years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including TWO years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105837L3 Perform physical and mechanical tests on concrete and its constituent materials
105845L3 Perform basic physical and mechanical tests
105973L3 Maintain laboratory / field workplace safety

 

20. Physical and Mechanical Testing (Mortar and Grout)  (Level 3)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out physical and mechanical tests on mortar and grout materials, and record accurate test data in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience FIVE years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including TWO years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105839L3 Perform physical and mechanical tests on mortar and grout
105845L3 Perform basic physical and mechanical tests
105973L3 Maintain laboratory / field workplace safety

 

21. Physical and Mechanical Testing (Soil and Rock)  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out physical and mechanical tests on soil and rock materials, record and analyse test data in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105835L4 Perform basic physical and mechanical tests on soil and rock

 

22. Physical and Mechanical Testing (Bituminous Materials)  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out physical and mechanical tests on bituminous paving materials and other constituent materials, aggregate and binder, and analyse test data in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105838L4 Perform physical and mechanical tests on bituminous materials

 

 

23. Physical and Mechanical Testing (Basic Structural Diagnostic Tests on Concrete Structures)  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out basic structural diagnostic tests on concrete structures in the building / infrastructure sites by applying appropriate non-destructive (NDT) techniques and evaluate test data to determine the condition of concrete structures.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105842L4 Perform basic structural diagnostic tests on concrete structures

 

24. Chemical Testing on Construction Materials  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out chemical tests on construction materials by applying knowledge of analytical chemistry, record accurate test data and conclude test results in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105788L4 Perform chemical tests on construction materials
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105971L4 Handle and dispose of chemical wastes

 
Laboratory / On-site Testing
Testing Operations:

Physical and Mechanical Testing (Toys and Hardlines)

25. Physical and Mechanical Testing (Toys and Hardlines –  Flammability Tests )  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out flammability tests on toys and hardlines products and record accurate test data and observations to judge the compliance of the products in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105851L4 Perform flammability tests (toys and hardlines)

 

26. Physical and Mechanical Testing (Toys and Hardlines – Stability and Construction) (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out stability tests and evaluate the marking and construction requirements on toys and hardlines products.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105852L4 Perform stability, physical and mechanical tests
105853L4 Evaluate the construction of products by visual inspection (consumer products)

 

27. Physical and Mechanical Testing (Toys – Acoustic Measurement)  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out acoustic measurements on toys and/or other consumer products independently by applying suitable testing equipment and conclude test results in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105854L4 Perform acoustic measurements (consumer products)

Laboratory / On-site Testing
Testing Operations:

Textiles and Garment Products Testing

 

28. Fabric Construction Tests (Textiles and Garment Products) (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out suitable fabric construction tests on textile and garment products independently, record accurate test data and determine the fabric construction of the products in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105856L4 Perform fabric construction tests

 

29. Fabric Strength and Performance Tests  (Textiles and Garment Products) (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out suitable fabric strength and performance tests on textile and garment products independently, record accurate test data and determine the fabric construction of the products in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105857L4 Perform fabric strength and performance tests

 

30. Care Performance Tests (Textiles and Garment Products) (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out suitable care performance tests on textile and garment products independently, record accurate test data and judge test results in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105859L4 Perform care performance tests

 

31. Colour Fastness Tests (Textiles and Garment Products) (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out colour fastness tests on textile and garment products independently, record accurate test data and judge test results in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105860L4 Perform colour fastness tests

 

32. Flammability Tests (Textiles and Garment Products) (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out suitable flammability tests on textile and garment products independently, record accurate test data and judge the compliance of the products in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105861L4 Perform flammability tests (textiles and garments)

 

33. Fibre Analysis (Textiles and Garment Products) (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out suitable fibre analysis on textile and garment products independently, record accurate test data and determine the fibre types and contents of the products in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105858L4 Perform fibre analysis

 

34. Garment Trim Tests (Textiles and Garment Products) (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out suitable physical strength and performance tests on garment trims independently, record accurate test data and determine the physical strength and performance of the garment trims in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105863L4 Perform garment trim tests

 

35. Feather and Down Analysis (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out suitable speciation and properties tests on feather and down independently, record accurate test data and determine the fabric properties of feather and down in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105862L4 Perform feather and down analysis

 

 

36. Performance Tests (Footwear) (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out suitable physical strength and performance tests on footwear products independently, record accurate test data and determine the performance of footwear products in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105864L4 Perform footwear tests

Laboratory / On-site Testing
Testing Operations: Electrical and Electronic Products Testing

37. Electrical and Electronic Safety Testing  (Electric Shock and Energy Hazard tests) (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out electric shock and energy hazard tests on electrical products and conclude test results in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105820L4 Perform electric shock and energy hazard tests

 

38. Electrical and Electronic Safety Testing (Electrical Insulation tests) (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out electrical safety tests on electrical and electronic products independently and evaluate their electrical safety in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105821L4 Evaluate electrical insulation properties by electrical measurements
105822L4 Evaluate electrical insulation properties by physical measurements

 

39. Electrical and Electronic Safety Testing (Electrical Products – Construction Evaluation)  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out the evaluation of the marking and construction requirements of electrical and electronic products independently by visual inspection and conclude inspection results in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105848L4 Evaluate the construction of products by visual inspection (electrical products)

 

40. Electrical and Electronic Safety Testing (Thermal Hazard and Flammability Tests)  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out thermal hazard and flammability tests on electrical and electronic products independently and evaluate the thermal hazards and flammability of the products in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105825L4 Perform thermal hazard related tests
105826L4 Perform flammability tests (electrical and electronic products)

 

41. Electrical and Electronic Safety Testing (Stability and Mechanical tests)  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out stability and mechanical tests on electrical products and conclude test results in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105847L4 Perform stability and mechanical tests

 

42. Physical and Mechanical Testing (Electrical Products – Acoustic Measurement)  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out acoustic measurements on electrical and electronic products independently by applying suitable testing equipment and conclude test results in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data
105849L4 Perform acoustic measurements (electrical products)

 

43. Electrical and Electronic Testing (Energy Efficiency)  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Carry out energy and power consumption measurements on electrical and electronic products independently, record accurate measurement data and evaluate the energy efficiency of the products in testing laboratories.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105873L3 Record and present data
105823L4 Evaluate energy efficiency of electrical and electronic products
105872L4 Process data
105871L4 Apply statistical calculations to measurement data

Laboratory / On-site Testing
Testing Quality Management

44. Testing Quality Assurance  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Undertake quality assurance activities and validate test results in compliance with the formulated quality control protocol.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105878L4 Implement laboratory quality control procedures
105879L4 Control reference materials and working standards
105880L4 Verify critical consumables
105904L4 Implement corrective actions for testing services
105905L4 Implement preventive actions for testing services

 

45. Measurement Traceability (Chemical Testing)  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Undertake measurement traceability activities and validate chemical test results which comply with the formulated quality control protocol.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105890L4 Verify and maintain reference materials
105892L4 Handle and perform equipment calibration

 

46. Measurement Traceability (Microbiological Testing)  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Undertake measurement traceability activities and validate microbiological test results which comply with the formulated quality control protocol.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105891L4 Verify and maintain reference and working cultures
105892L4 Handle and perform equipment calibration

 

47. Measurement Traceability (Physical Testing)  (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Undertake measurement traceability activities and validate physical test results which comply with the formulated quality control protocol.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105889L4 Calibrate and maintain reference standards
105892L4 Handle and perform equipment calibration

 

Inspection – Inspection Operation

48. Inspection of Consumer Products (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Prepare and perform inspection activities on consumer products in accordance with the standard operation procedures of the inspection body.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105914L3 Prepare work documents for conducting inspection
105919L3 Record inspection observations and findings
105911L4 Identify equipment and resources requirement for conducting inspection
105912L4 Identify items and samples for inspection
105913L4 Define defect classification and acceptance criteria
105916L4 Perform on-site inspection of production processes / delivery of services
105917L4 Inspect items and samples
105918L4 Perform compliance inspection on materials

 

49. Inspection of Waterworks Products (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Prepare and perform inspection activities on waterworks products in accordance with the standard operation procedures of the inspection body.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105914L3 Prepare work documents for conducting inspection
105919L3 Record inspection observations and findings
105911L4 Identify equipment and resources requirement for conducting inspection
105912L4 Identify items and samples for inspection
105913L4 Define defect classification and acceptance criteria
105916L4 Perform on-site inspection of production processes / delivery of services
105917L4 Inspect items and samples
105918L4 Perform compliance inspection on materials

 

50. Quality Assurance of Inspection Operation (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Perform quality assurance of inspection results and quality system maintenance in compliance with the formulated quality control protocol.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105921L4 Implement inspection quality control procedures
105930L4 Implement corrective actions and preventive actions for inspection services

 

Operations Management  – Occupation Safety and Health

51. Occupational Safety and Health (Level 4)
Major
Competency Standards
Provide OSH support in operation management in the workplace of the TIC industry.
Years of Work Experience and Related Job Experience SIX years’ relevant experience in TIC industry
(including THREE years’ of experience in related field)
Units of Competency 105964L4 Monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
105969L4 Implement occupational safety and health supervision
105970L4 Monitor occupational safety and health system
105972L4 Identify hazards associated with testing / inspection / certification activities