In a workshop/laboratory or other safe working environment, given a drilling machine, proper tools, lighting, ventilation, and metal stock of no less than 1- inch thickness, with a 3/8 inch diameter blind hole perpendicular to the surface.

Performance requirement

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

Use Tools to Fabricate a 3/8-16 threaded blind hole


  • drill Press
  • tap drill Set
  • layout tools
  • tapping lubricant


Assessed in ST‑0999E Sea Term I (Engineering Portion).


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

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