List the assessment methods to be used and the context and resources required for assessment. Copy and paste the relevant sections from the evidence guide below and then re-write these in plain English.
Elements describe the essential outcomes.
Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.
1. Prepare for storage
1.1 Review work order and where required check with appropriate personnel.
1.2 Inspect and check the type and quantity of material for grading, labelling and storage.
1.3 Select required storage locations and isolate in line with organisational procedures
1.4 Select appropriate personal protective and lifting equipment and request assistance with lifting.
2. Receive materials
2.1 Place packs containing material to be stored on stand, frame or ground.
2.2 Release or unbind packs in a clear area to avoid personal injury and damage to material.
2.3 Check material tallies against labelled or expected content.
2.4 Report packs not meeting work order or containing contaminated material to appropriate personnel.
2.5 Regularly clear area of packing and loose material in line with organisational safety procedures.
3. Categorise and store materials
3.1 Separate material by size and category and store in designated storage locations.
3.2 Dispose of material not meeting quality requirements in line with environmental protection practices.
3.3 Label storage locations in line with organisational systems.
3.4 Complete, process and maintain records and reports in line with organisational procedures.
A person demonstrating competency in this unit must satisfy all of the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit. If a specific volume or frequency is not stated below, then evidence must be provided that the following requirements have been performed on at least one occasion:
follow organisational policies and procedures relevant to storing materials
prepare for, receive and inspect a pack of timber or timber products for storage
sort a pack of timber, move and allocate its contents to storage locations in line with organisational requirements
complete records and reports for incoming materials.
A person competent in this unit must be able to demonstrate knowledge of:
methods of visual estimation, grading, colour identification and tagging
range of industry standard lengths, cross sections, appearance grades and applicable terminology
layout of stores area in forest products factories and typical methods to categorise, label and store timber and timber products:
standard product classification
stock rotation position
purpose, features and operation of lifting equipment used for receiving and storing timber products which including either:
safe manual handling techniques for moving and storing timber and timber products; those for bending, lifting and carrying heavy items and using assistive lifting equipment
organisational policies and procedures specific to receiving and storing timber products:
workplace health and safety with particular emphasis on use of lifting and personal protective equipment
communication reporting lines
recording and reporting receipt of stock
environmental protection practices for disposing of, recycling and reusing timber and other waste.