certificate course in machine operation (CCMO)

CERTIFICATE COURSE IN
MACHINE OPERATION (CCMO)
QUALIFICATION FILE
Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium
Enterprises, New Delhi
(MSME-Technology Centre)
NATIONAL SKILL QUALIFICATION FRAMEWORK
QUALIFICATION FILE
Version 6: Draft of 08 March 2016
DETAILS OF THE BODY SUBMITTING
CONTACT DETAILS OF THE BODY SUBMITTING THE QUALIFICATION FILE
Name and address of submitting body:
OFFICE OF DC-MSME
MINISTRY OF MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES
“A” WING 7TH FLOOR, NIRMAN BHAWAN
New Delhi – 110108
Name and contact details of individual dealing with the submission
Name: MR. G.C. DAS
Position in the organisation: ASST. MANAGER – TRG.
Address if different from above: -
MSME TOOL ROOM – KOLKATA
(Central Tool Room & Training Centre)
BONHOOGHLY INDUSTRIAL AREA
KOLKATA 700108, WEST BENGAL
Tel number(s): (033) 2578-8769
E-mail address: cttc@cal.vsnl.net.in / cttc-msme@gov.in
List of documents submitted in support of the Qualifications File
1. Competency based curriculum for the Certificate Course of Machine Operation.
2. Industrial Validation
3. Presentation file
NSQF QUALIFICATION FILE
Version 6: Draft of 08 March 2016
SUMMARY
Qualification Title :
CERTIFICATE COURSE IN MACHINE OPERATION
Qualification Code
Nature and purpose of the :
Qualification
Body/bodies which will
award the qualification
:
MSME / CCMO /21
Nature of the course is trade Certificate Course.
The purpose of the qualification are
 Learners who attend this qualification are competent to work on
conventional machine tools in order to produce / Manufacture
components as per predefined shape and size.
 Qualified learners get employed into work.
 People upgrade their skills and knowledge already in work.
 People with vocational – professional skill access to the
higher education courses.
 Qualifying learners of this qualification would be able to get opportunity
in particular sector to learn new skills to deal with technological change.
MSME – Technology Centre, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium
Enterprises, New Delhi.
Body which will accredit
providers to offer courses
leading to the qualification
MSME – Technology Centre, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium
Enterprises, New Delhi.
Body/bodies which will
carry out assessment of
learners
Occupation(s) to which the :
qualification gives access
Licensing requirements
Level of the qualification in
the NSQF
Anticipated volume of
training/learning required to
complete the qualification
MSME – Technology Centre, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium
Enterprises, New Delhi.
Technician / Machine tools operator / Skilled worker in machine tool and
manufacturing sectors.
NA
3
12 Months / 1 Year / 1560 hrs.
Course Elements (Subject)
Sr. No
Module-1
Practical Lab
Module-2
Module-3
Module-4
Module-5
Module-6
Entry requirements and/or
recommendations
- Machine shop Theory
- Engineering Metrology
- Engineering Drawing
- Workshop Calculation & Science
- Employability Skill
- Examination
Total
Passed 8thclass
Minimum Age: 15 Years.
Hourly Distribution
1030 hrs.
100 hrs.
50 hrs.
250 hrs.
50 hrs.
50 hrs.
30 hrs.
1560hrs.
Progression from the
qualification
Qualifying trainee should obtain a NSQF certificate in Machine Operation trade.
This qualification shall enable the trainee to find employment on a skilled work in
Machining (Machine tools) Industries.
Having Scope to access to other qualification at the same level and at the next
higher level.
After completion of course the trainee can work as a Junior Machinist /
Technician / Machine Tools Operator and after that 3 years of experience, the
person can work as a Senior Machinist / Technician / Machine Tools Operator.
Planned arrangements for the
Recognition of Prior
learning (RPL)
International comparability
where known
Date of planned review of the
qualification.
Learner who have passed 8th class & 3 years experience in this field, the
qualification certificate can be achieved by the learner through appearing /
passing the examination of the qualification modules.
RPL Assessment will done by the assessment body.
Not Known
After 3 years of recognition. September, 2019
NSQF QUALIFICATION FILE
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Formal structure of the qualification
Title and identification code of component.
“Certificate Course in Machine Operation”
Title Code : MSME / CCMO / 21
Estimated size
(learning hours)
Level
Mandatory
1030 hrs.
3
Machine Shop Theory
Mandatory
100 hrs.
3
T2
Engineering Metrology
Mandatory
50 hrs.
3
4
T3
Engineering Drawing
Mandatory
250 hrs.
3
5
T4
Workshop Calculation and
Science.
Mandatory
50hrs.
3
6
T5
Employability Skills
Mandatory
50 hrs.
3
Examination Mandatory
20 hrs.
Sl. No
Subject Code
1
P1
Practical Lab
2
T1
3
Mandatory/
Optional
Subject Name
Total =
1560 hrs.
NSQF QUALIFICATION FILE
Version 6: Draft of 08 March 2016
SECTION 1
ASSESSMENT
Body/Bodies which will carry out assessment:
MSME – Technology Centre, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, New
Delhi.
Will the assessment body be responsible for RPL assessment?
: Yes. Assessment body will be responsible for RPL assessment.
How will RPL assessment be managed and who will carry it out?
The Learners who have met the requirements of any Unit Standard that forms part of this qualification
may apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) to the relevant Education body/Institute with proper
evidences. The applicant must be assessed against the specific outcomes and with the assessment
criteria for the relevant Unit Standards by the Assessment Body of Respective Institute.
Describe the overall assessment strategy and specific arrangements which have been put in place to
ensure that assessment is always valid, reliable and fair and show that these are in line with the
requirements of the NSQF.
The assessment for the Session -based qualification is carried out by conducting formative assessments,
and end-of-session examinations for all trainees aspiring for this qualification, as per the guidelines
given. The internal assessments for theory subjects and practical are conducted by the concerned
instructors for evaluating the knowledge and skill acquired by trainees and the behavioural
transformation of the trainees as per the learning outcomes specified the qualification. This assessment
is primarily carried out by collecting evidence of competence gained by the trainees by observing them
at work, asking questions and initiating formative discussions to assess understanding and by evaluating
records and reports, and marks are awarded to them. Theory examinations are conducted in Machine
Shop Theory, Engineering Metrology, Workshop Calculation & Science, Engineering Drawing and
Employability Skills. The question papers for the theory Examinations contain objective type questions.
Trade practical examinations are conducted. Criteria for assessment based on each learning
outcomes, will be assigned marks proportional to its importance. The assessment for the theory
&practical part is based on knowledge bank of questions created by trainers and approved by
Examination cell/Assessment body. The distribution of marks for the qualification are as under:
ELIGIBILITY TO APPEAR IN THE EXAM: Minimum 75% class attendance is compulsory for the
students to appear for the assessments
Marking Pattern
S. No. / Subject Code
1 / P1
2 / T1
3 / T2
4 / T3
5 / T4
6 / T5
Subject for the trade test
Practical Lab
Machine Shop Theory
Engineering Metrology
Engineering Drawing
Workshop Calculation and
Science.
Employability Skills
Maximum marks for the each subject
400
200
100
100
100
100
1000
Total
Minimum pass mark (COMPETENT): 40% for each theory subject and 60% for practical; Fail candidates
are entitled three chances to clear the paper. RESULTS AND CERTIFICATION: Successful trainees
will be awarded the Final Mark Sheet and Certificates by MSME TECHNOLOGY CENTRE.
ASSESSMENT EVIDENCE: Assessment evidence comprises the following components document in
the form of records:
 Job carried out in labs/workshop
;
Record book/ work diary
 Examination - Answer sheet of assessment
 Viva –voce
;
Class test
 Progress chart
;
Attendance and punctuality
 Assignment of practical exercise job
;
Practical Exam for each module
EVALUATION PATTERN FOR CERTIFICATE COURSE IN MACHINE OPERATION
EVALUATION PATTERN
Engineering Metrology
Engineering Drawing
Workshop Calculation
& Science
Employability Skill
TOTAL
240
400
40
20
20
120
200
20
10
10
60
100
20
10
10
60
100
20
10
10
60
100
20
10
10
60
100
1000
PASSING MARKS
Theory
Oral (Viva)
40
TOTAL MARKS
100
PASSING
240
Minimum 40 % for theory and 60% for Practical.
Machine Shop Theory
20
ANNUAL
EXAMINATIO
N MARKS
Practice
Practical Lab
Practical Exercises & Project
Class Test
SUBJECTS
Assignment , Attendance & Behaviour
INTERNAL ASSESSMENT MARKS
80
40
40
40
40
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ASSESSMENT EVIDENCE
Complete a grid for each component as listed in “Formal structure of the qualification” in the
Summary.
Title of Component: “Certificate Course in Machine Operation”
Assessable outcomes:
Outcomes to be assessed
Performance on operating of
conventional machines and
techniques of various operations
on –
Bench Work- filling, layout,
sawing , punching , using of tools
& instruments , drill machine and
performing of drilling operations
, tapping using suitable tools,
accessories, and measuring
instruments
Performance on operating of
Lathe Machine and techniques of
various operations on lathe
machine for manufacturing a job
using suitable tools, accessories,
and measuring instruments
Assessment Criteria for the Outcome
Identify the parts of a file, hammer, chisel, punch, hacksaw, bench
vice, and their uses and all features.
Identify the features of a steel rule, try square and its uses.
Identify vernier calliper, common gauges and its uses.
Select material piece, study the drawing of exercise job.
Practice sawing, Filing work etc.
Layout and marking of job using surface plate, height gauge, angle
plate, vee block, vernier calliper, scriber etc.
Marking as per drawing.
Identify & select of drill machine, vice or clamp holding devices, Drill
chuck, sleeve, etc.
Knowing of belt drive and gear drive.
Centre punching , setting of job on machine.
Setting parameter on machining.
Operation of Centre drilling, drilling, counter sinking, Counter
boring, reaming, boring , etc. Using coolants.
Selection of tap , parameter setting and tapping using lubricating oil.
Inspecting of job by measuring tool , gauges.
Cleaning of machine and oiling.
Identify and knowing the functions, features and uses of different
parts of a lathe machine.
Study the drawing, identify and select material , machine, tools, &
measuring instruments.
Formation of cutting tool.
Setting of job and machining parameter.
Setting of cutting tool to the centre height.
Operation carried out on facing, centre drilling, drilling, turning, step
turning, grooving, knurling thread cutting, taper turning, Parting off,
chamfering, boring, etc.
Use of three jaw chuck, four jaw chuck , steady rest, follow rest, face
plate, taper turning attachment, lathe carrier, mandrel etc.
Inspecting of job by measuring tool , gauges.
Performance on operating of
Milling Machine and techniques
of various operations on milling
machine for manufacturing a job
using suitable tools, accessories,
and measuring instruments.
Performance on operating of
Grinding Machine and
techniques of various operations
on grinding machine for
manufacturing a job using
suitable tools, accessories, and
measuring instruments)
Practical test in order to access
skill and knowledge of trainees
on their trade training
curriculum by allotting test piece
/ project
Describe Principle function of
various machines and machining
techniques.
Measuring instruments used
Use basic health and safety
practice at the work place,
environment regulation and
housekeeping.
Cleaning of machine and oiling.
Identify and knowing the function and features and uses of different
parts of a milling machine.
Study the drawing, identify and select material , machine, tools, &
measuring instruments.
Selection of different milling cutters for specific operation.
Setting and dialling of job and setting of machining parameter,
Operation carried out on surface milling, open & close slot milling,
angle milling, form milling, vee slot milling, narrow slot milling, ‘T’slot milling, dovetail milling etc.
Use of machine vice ,’T’ bolt clamps, vee block, rotary table,
indexing devices, etc.
Uses of cutter holding device like arbour, collets, adapters, spring
collect etc.
Inspecting of job by measuring tool, gauges.
Cleaning of machine and oiling.
Identify and knowing the function and features and uses of different
parts of a grinding machine.
Study the drawing, identify machine, tools, & measuring
instruments.
Selection of different grinding wheel for specific operation.
Setting and dialling of job and setting of machining parameter,
Operation carried out on surface grinding , slot grinding, angle
grinding, form grinding , vee slot grinding , narrow slot grinding,
external and internal cylindrical grinding etc.
uses of sine table, magnetic vice, stick dresser , sitting dresser, etc.
Inspecting of job by measuring tool, gauges.
Cleaning of machine and oiling.
Performing work by identifying and selecting all relevant items in
order to complete the job with individual effort with in stipulated
time period
Sessional examination to test the knowledge on conventional
machines and machining techniques. Principle function and
application of Measuring instruments and gauges.
Follow and maintain procedures to achieve a safe working
environment in line with occupational health and safety regulations
and requirements and according to site policy.
Recognize and report all unsafe situations according to site policy.
Identify and take necessary precautions on fire and safety hazards
and report according to site policy and procedures.
Identify, handle and store / dispose of dangerous goods and
substances according to site policy and procedures following safety
regulations and requirements.
Identify and observe site policies and procedures in regard to illness
or accident.
Identify safety alarms accurately.
Report supervisor/ Competent of authority in the event of accident
or sickness of any staff and record accident details correctly
according to site accident/injury procedures.
Identify and observe site evacuation procedures according to site
policy.
Identify Personal Productive Equipment (PPE) and use the same as
per related working environment.
Identify different fire extinguisher and use the same as per
requirement.
Identify environmental pollution & contribute to the avoidance of
instances of environmental pollution.
Work effectively with others
Work in a team,
understand and practice soft
skills, technical English to
communicate with required
clarity
Deploy environmental protection legislation & regulations.
Take opportunities to use energy and materials in an
environmentally friendly manner.
Avoid waste and dispose waste as per procedure.
Recognize different components of 5S and apply the same in the
working environment.
Obtain sources of information and recognize information.
Use and draw up technical drawings and documents.
Use documents and technical regulations and occupationally related
provisions.
Conduct appropriate and target oriented discussions with higher
authority and within the team.
Present facts and circumstances, possible solutions &use English
special terminology.
Resolve disputes within the team.
Conduct written communication.
Demonstrate knowledge of
concept and principles of basic
arithmetic, algebraic,
trigonometric, statistics,
coordinate system and apply
knowledge of specific area to
perform practical operations.
Describe Materials used
Understand basic maintenance
work in the field of study
Sessional examination to test basic skills on arithmetic, algebra,
trigonometry and statistics.
Knowledge of different material, properties, applications of
materials.
Their applications will also be assessed during execution of
assessable outcome and also tested during theory and practical
examination.
Sessional examination to test basic skills in the field of study
including basic mechanical, electrical and hydraulics & pneumatics.
Read and apply engineering
drawing for different application
in the field of work.
Understand and explain the
concept in productivity, quality
tools, and labour welfare
legislation and apply such in day
to day work to improve
productivity & quality.
Explain energy conservation,
global warming and pollution and
contribute in day to day work by
optimally using available
resources.
Understand and apply
basic computer working,
basic operating system and
uses internet services to get
accustomed & take benefit
of IT developments in the
industry.
Their applications will also be assessed during execution of
assessable outcome and also tested during theory and practical
examination.
Sessional examination to test basic skills on engineering drawing.
Their applications will also be assessed during execution of
assessable outcome and also tested during theory and practical
examination.
Sessional examination to test the concept in productivity,
quality tools and labour welfare legislation.
Their applications will also be assessed during execution of
assessable outcome.
Sessional examination to test knowledge on energy
conservation, global warming and pollution.
Their applications will also be assessed during execution of
assessable outcome.
Sessional examination to test knowledge on basic computer
working, basic operating system and uses internet services.
Their applications will also be assessed during execution of
assessable outcome.
Means of assessment :
Assessment comprises the following components:
 Job carried out in labs/workshop (Based on degree of Individual skill & knowledge on
specific task, habit on safe working practices, environment regulation & housekeeping,
mentality & flexibility to work in a team.
 Record book/ work diary
 Answer sheet of assessment
 Written Class Test
 Viva-voce
 Progress chart
 Attendance and punctuality
 Assignment of each module
 Practical Exam for each module
Pass(Competent)/Fail (Not yet Competent): 40% for each Theory subject and 60% for Practical.
Fail candidates (not yet competent) are entitled three chances to clear the paper in order to be
competent.
NSQF QUALIFICATION FILE
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SECTION 2
EVIDENCE OF LEVEL
Awarding bodies will enter a proposed NSQF level for the qualification in the
Qualification File Summary. This section asks for the evidence on which that proposal is
based. The evidence must refer to the level descriptors of the NSQF.
NSDA recommends an approach to working out the level of qualifications which starts with the level
descriptor domains (Process, Professional knowledge, Professional skill, Core skill and Responsibility: see
annex A). Two variants for providing the evidence of level are offered here: Option A and Option B in the
following pages. Awarding bodies should choose the option which best suits the qualification.

As per recommendation, the necessary evidence and qualification file summery are offered for
level 3
NSQF QUALIFICATION FILE
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OPTION A
Title/Name of qualification/component: “Certificate Course in Machine Operation” Level: 3
NSQF Domain
Outcomes of the
How the job role relates to
Qualification/Component
the NSQF level descriptors
Process
Technician performs activities on metal
cutting machining operation by using /
operating conventional machine tools for
producing job in predetermined process.
Technician is expected to
understand
/predict
the
process of doing job and its
related limited range of
activities to be carried out by
him in order to perform the
job successfully.
NSQF
Level
3
Therefore, the said role
matches with NSQF level 3
Professional
knowledge
Technician have knowledge on Safe working practices and procedures
before starting the machine ensuring
personal protective equipment.
Principle
knowledge
on
operating
machines, tools and instruments.
Basic technical knowledge for machining
process.
Types and valid sources of appropriate job
specification such as work drawing and
instructions from supervisor, etc.
Understanding of technical drawing of the
job to be performed.
To decide parameter setting of machine.
Sequence of operation.
Selection of tools and instruments required
for the job.
Importance of ensuring work pieces /
materials and consumables for the
specified job and related procedures.
To ensure that tool and equipment’s are in
a safe and useable condition.
Should understand how to do self.
Inspection of shaped components against
(Ref NSQF descriptor level
chart: “Person may carry out a
job which may require limited
range of activities routine and
predictable”.)
Technician is expected of
having
knowledge on
principle functions of all parts
of conventional machines.
Technician able to understand
the
technical
drawing,
knowing of parameter setting
etc. required by his trade
employment.
Therefore, the said role
matches with NSQF level 3
(Ref NSQF descriptor level
chart : “Basic facts, process
and principle applied in trade
of employment”.)
3
Professional
skill
Core skill
Responsibility
specified quality standards.
Importance of leaving the work area and
machine in a safe condition on completion
of the activities.
Technician have skill and ability to :
Operate machines in order to manufacture
part with specific shape and size.
Identify problems with work planning,
procedures, output and behaviour and
their implications.
Communicate problems appropriately to
others identify sources of information and
support for problem solving.
Plan, prioritize and sequence of work
operations as per job requirement.
Understand basic concepts of shop floor
work
productivity
including
waste
reduction, efficient material usage and
optimization of time.
Manage own time for achieving better
result.
Seek assistance from team members.
Technician understands how to :
Read and interpret information correctly
from various job specification documents,
manuals etc.
Communicate with people in respectful
form and manner in line with
organizational protocol.
Undertake basic numerical operations and
calculations / formulae.
Identify various basic, compound and solid
shape as per dimensions given.
Use appropriate measuring techniques and
units of measurements and also units and
numbers systems to express degree of
accuracy.
Clarify task related information with
appropriate or technical adviser.
Technician expected having
skill and ability to perform the
repetitive and routine jobs
within
predefined
specification.
3
Therefore, the said role
matches with NSQF level 3
(Ref NSQF descriptor level
chart:
“Recall
and
demonstrate practical skill,
routine and repetitive in
narrow range of application”.)
Technician expected having
skill
and
ability
to
communicate others in his
workplace and organisation
and also in social domain
within limited capacity and
also have skill and knowledge
of doing calculations as
needed
by
his
trade
employment.
3
Therefore, Above role matches
with NSQF level 3
(Ref NSQF descriptor level
chart:”
Communication
written and oral, with
minimum required clarity skill
of basic arithmetic and
algebraic principles personal
banking, basic understanding
of
social
and
natural
environment”.)
Technician follows instructions from Technician
expected
to
superior and works with close supervision. perform his job under close
Taking personal responsibility for own supervision.
but
have
3
actions and for the quality and accuracy of responsibility on his own trade
the work.
work with limited range
Therefore, Above role matches
with NSQF level 3
(Ref NSQF descriptor
chart:
“Under
supervision.
responsibility for own
with defined limit”.)
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SECTION 3
EVIDENCE OF NEED
What evidence is there that the qualification is needed?
MSME TOOL ROOM – KOLKATA has 38 years of experience in the field of skill development and
vocational education. With valuable feedbacks from industries, Placement records, midterm
evaluation studies, the need for the qualification has been realised and accordingly the qualification
has been newly framed out.
Reference: Requirement for Placement of this qualification by the Industries: - e.g. Patton
International-kolkata, Motherson Moulds & Die Casting ltd.-Gurgaon, Hidustan National glass &
Industries Ltd.- Harayana, Ichinitek Precision Tools & Engineering – Bangalore, Hindustan Fibre GlassVadodora , Mindrill Systems & Solutions Pvt. Ltd (Howrah), Sarita Die Works(Navi Mumbai), East Coast
Enterprise (W.B), Naveen Industries(Kolkata), Carbide Cutting Tools Pvt. Ltd. (W.B.), Glad Stone
Engineering Industries Ltd.(Kolkata), MMDL(Gurgaon), I Design(Banglore), Tea Make India(Kolkata),
Yashaswi Dies & Moulds(Pune), CTM(I) (Chennai), HAL, AGI Glaspac, Vaata Smart Ltd, RSPL Ltd.
What is the estimated uptake of this qualification and what is the basis of this estimate?
Report of NSDC Human Resource & Skill Requirement in Capital Goods Sector projected large volume
of demand of skill manpower requirement with this qualification in the particular sector/sub sectors.
What steps were taken to ensure that the qualification(s) does (do) not duplicate already
existing or planned qualifications in the NSQF?
The qualification is newly designed on the basis of NSQF norms and guidelines.
The qualification is originally designed by curriculum committee comprising the training head,
industrial expert, professional experts.
The work group under the guidance of curriculum development committee already conducted desk
search as well as refers the qualification packs for as a supporting document for the mapping of
curriculum.
What arrangements are in place to monitor and review the qualification(s)? What data will be
used and at what point will the qualification(s) be revised or updated
A mentor body or committee has to be formed who monitor and review the curriculum of this
qualification according to the demand and requirement of the industries under this sector, as well as
the learners progression also.
NSQF QUALIFICATION FILE
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SECTION 4
EVIDENCE OF PROGRESSION
What steps have been taken in the design of this or other qualifications to ensure that
there is a clear path to other qualifications in this sector?
Qualified learner of this qualification will obtain NSQF compliance certificate in the trade of
machine operation which place the learners in the position to level 3 of NSQF.
There is a clear path for progression to higher level of qualification.
There is a facility of mobility for horizontal and vertical progression from qualification to
qualification (same level as well as higher level) within the sector/sub sectors.
Diagram shows the mobility for horizontal and vertical progression from
qualification to qualification within same sector / sub sector
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