NSQF-Fitter Mechanical- Life Sciences.pdf

Fitter Mechanical- Life Sciences

  • Job DescriptionFitters is responsible for performing basic machining, fitting and assembly activities of machinery which includes using various joining, bolting, tightening techniques.
  • CodeLFS/Q0213
  • SectorLife Sciences
  • NSQF LevelLevel 3
  • Notional Hours260
  • Accrediting BodiesLife Sciences Sector Skills Council
  • Certifying BodiesLife Sciences Sector Skills Council
  • Proposed Occupation

    Fitter Mechanical falls under Manufacturing Occupation. The role holder is responsible for performing basic machining. fitting and assembly activities of machinery which includes using various joining. bolting. tightening techniques. The Job role requires individual to have conceptual. functional and troubleshooting knowledge of the machenical machinery used in production and in utilities management and knowledge of life sciences production process and required compliance. The individual is also required to understand the criticality of work and do lot of physical activities. Individual uses the skills like Problem Solving. Critical and Analytical thinking. Decision Making. and Plan and organize. The individual has responsibility of own work within defined limit and work under close supervision.

  • International Comparability

    While preparing the NOSs, a detailed secondary desk research was conducted.The European, South African and Australian NOSs were referred to.The relevant International NOSs for the job role are listed below for reference: UK NOS • SFHPHARM22 Assist in the preparation of documentation, materials and other items for manufacture and assembly of medicinal products • COGLS202 Maintain effective and efficient working relationships in life Sciences and related industries • COGPIO3.2 control emergencies • COGLS201 Follow health and safety procedures in life sciences • COGLS301 Maintain health and safety in life sciences Switzerland NOS :- Refer page no. 311- Unit Group 7412; 340 - Unit Group 8211 Australia NOS • Take and record basic measurements • Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy • Participate effectively in a workplace environment • Participate in OHS processes South Africa NOS • Act in accordance with ethical and legal codes of pharmaceutical representation and the laws of the country

  • Progression Pathway

    Upward progression: Supervisor Mechanical and Calibration / Life Sciences (Level 5) Lateral/ Horizontal progression: Manufacturing Assistant / Helper- Life Sciences (Level 3)

  • Qualification File NSQF-Fitter Mechanical- Life Sciences.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    CSC/ N 0304 Perform fitting and assembly operations on metal components Mandatory 100 3
    CSC/ N 0901 Perform maintenance activities on mechanical equipment Mandatory 100 3
    LFS/N0204 Coordinate with shift supervisor cross functional teams and within the team Mandatory 30 Common across 3-5 levels
    LFS/N0101 Maintain a healthy safe and secure working environment in the life sciences facility Mandatory 30 Common across 3-5 levels