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.
Plan and prepare.
Job requirements are obtained, confirmed and applied to planning.
Site and task work health and safety (WHS) requirements are confirmed with relevant personnel and applied to planning.
Site is inspected, and conditions and hazards are identified and reported as required.
Sequence of work is identified and scheduled according to job requirements.
Tools and equipment are selected to carry out tasks according to job requirements, checked for serviceability, and faults are rectified or reported before starting work.
Materials and their quantities required for the work are identified and calculated according to job requirements.
Materials are obtained, prepared, safely handled and located ready for use.
Set out suspension system.
Ceiling grid is set out according to job drawings and manufacturer specifications.
Alignment levels for ceiling are set out as shown on job drawings.
Install suspension system.
Suspension rods are fixed to underside of soffit and structural members with masonry anchors, bolts and screws at prescribed centres according to manufacturer instructions.
Suspended framework is assembled and connected to suspension rods according to job specifications and manufacturer instructions.
Suspension systemis fastened, checked for looseness and rattles, and secured as required.
Bridging framework is fixed to both sides of service ducts to support suspension system.
Install lining materials.
Lining materials are installed according to design pattern set out in job drawings and specifications.
Edges of lining materials are cut and concealed to match pre-finished edges.
Openings and penetrations are provided as shown in job drawings.
Trims and beads are fixed at junctions with other building elements and surfaces, as shown in job drawings.
Work area is cleared and materials disposed of, reused or recycled according to legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specifications.
Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored according to manufacturer recommendations and standard work practices.
A person demonstrating competency in this unit must satisfy all of the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit. The person must also install two suspended ceilings according to job specifications, including:
one exposed suspended ceiling that is a minimum of 10 square metres
one concealed suspended ceiling that is a minimum of 15 square metres.
Each of the suspended ceilings must include grid and support wires or rods, and a penetration to accommodate one or more of the following fittings:
an air duct
an exhaust system
a support column or beam.
In doing the above work, the person must:
locate, interpret and apply information, standards and specifications relating to installing suspended ceilings
comply with site safety plan and work health and safety (WHS) legislation, regulations and codes of practice applicable to installation operations
comply with organisational policies and procedures relating to installing suspended ceilings, including quality requirements
safely and effectively operate and use tools, plant and equipment required to install suspended ceilings
communicate and work effectively and safely with others on the installation site.
A person demonstrating competency in this unit must demonstrate knowledge of:
procedures for material storage and environmentally friendly waste management
effects of and methods to mitigate risks of seismic movement when installing suspended ceilings
meaning and application of wall and ceiling terminology as it applies to installing suspended ceilings
processes for reading and interpreting plans, drawings and specifications used when installing suspended ceilings
purpose and application of the following when using tools, equipment and materials to install suspended ceilings:
job safety analyses (JSA)
safety data sheets (SDS)
safe work method statements (SWMS)
suspended ceiling installation techniques and processes, including alignment levelling
suspended ceiling materials and their preparation and applications
techniques for calculating material requirements
types of tools and equipment used to install suspended ceilings, and their application and limitations.