In a workshop/laboratory or other safe working environment, given proper tools, lighting, ventilation, and a thin steel plate of no less than 1/4 inch thickness.

Performance requirement

Behavior Standard
The student will: During assessment, the student shall, at a minimum:

Use Tools to cut a circular hole using oxy-fuel process

Observe all personal and environmental safety procedures

Light and adjust torch for cutting flame

Hole radius is within ±1/8” of specifications


Assessed in EN‑2112 Machine Tool Technology.


  1. Table A-III/1 OICEW-C1.6
  2. NVIC Task

See the Assessment Guidelines for additional specifications of behavior and standards.