Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners

CPCCWC3004 Mapping and Delivery Guide
Install suspended ceilings

Version 1.0
Issue Date: November 2018


Qualification -
Unit of Competency CPCCWC3004 - Install suspended ceilings
Description
Employability Skills
Learning Outcomes and Application This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install exposed and concealed suspended ceilings. It covers planning and preparing for work, setting out and installing the ceiling suspension system, installing lining material, and completing clean-up activities.The unit supports the work of wall and ceiling lining and shopfitting workers, as well as other construction workers who install suspended ceilings. It applies to residential and commercial construction projects.No licensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements apply to this unit of competency at the time of endorsement.
Duration and Setting X weeks, nominally xx hours, delivered in a classroom/online/blended learning setting.

Suitable assessment of performance requires:

equipment:

tools and equipment as listed in range of conditions

materials:

as listed in range of conditions

specifications:

drawings, plans and specifications for installation of the two different suspended ceilings specified in the performance evidence

physical conditions:

suitable work sites for installation

relationship with client:

client consultation required to confirm requirements

timeframe:

according to job requirements.

Assessor requirements

As a minimum, assessors must satisfy the assessor requirements in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) current at the time of assessment.

Prerequisites/co-requisites
Competency Field Wall and ceiling
Development and validation strategy and guide for assessors and learners Student Learning Resources Handouts
Activities
Slides
PPT
Assessment 1 Assessment 2 Assessment 3 Assessment 4
Elements of Competency Performance Criteria              
Element: 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.
       
Element: 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.
       
Element: 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.
       
Element: 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.
       


Evidence Required

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.

Plan and prepare.

1.1.

Job requirements are obtained, confirmed and applied to planning.

1.2.

Site and task work health and safety (WHS) requirements are confirmed with relevant personnel and applied to planning.

1.3

Site is inspected, and conditions and hazards are identified and reported as required.

1.4

Sequence of work is identified and scheduled according to job requirements.

1.5.

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.

1.6.

Materials and their quantities required for the work are identified and calculated according to job requirements.

1.7.

Materials are obtained, prepared, safely handled and located ready for use.

2.

Set out suspension system.

2.1.

Ceiling grid is set out according to job drawings and manufacturer specifications.

2.2.

Alignment levels for ceiling are set out as shown on job drawings.

3.

Install suspension system.

3.1.

Suspension rods are fixed to underside of soffit and structural members with masonry anchors, bolts and screws at prescribed centres according to manufacturer instructions.

3.2.

Suspended framework is assembled and connected to suspension rods according to job specifications and manufacturer instructions.

3.3.

Suspension systemis fastened, checked for looseness and rattles, and secured as required.

3.4.

Bridging framework is fixed to both sides of service ducts to support suspension system.

4.

Install lining materials.

4.1.

Lining materials are installed according to design pattern set out in job drawings and specifications.

4.2.

Edges of lining materials are cut and concealed to match pre-finished edges.

4.3.

Openings and penetrations are provided as shown in job drawings.

4.4.

Trims and beads are fixed at junctions with other building elements and surfaces, as shown in job drawings.

5.

Clean up.

5.1.

Work area is cleared and materials disposed of, reused or recycled according to legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specifications.

5.2.

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.


Submission Requirements

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Assessment task 1: [title]      Due date:

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Assessment Tasks

Copy and paste from the following data to produce each assessment task. Write these in plain English and spell out how, when and where the task is to be carried out, under what conditions, and what resources are needed. Include guidelines about how well the candidate has to perform a task for it to be judged satisfactory.

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.

Plan and prepare.

1.1.

Job requirements are obtained, confirmed and applied to planning.

1.2.

Site and task work health and safety (WHS) requirements are confirmed with relevant personnel and applied to planning.

1.3

Site is inspected, and conditions and hazards are identified and reported as required.

1.4

Sequence of work is identified and scheduled according to job requirements.

1.5.

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.

1.6.

Materials and their quantities required for the work are identified and calculated according to job requirements.

1.7.

Materials are obtained, prepared, safely handled and located ready for use.

2.

Set out suspension system.

2.1.

Ceiling grid is set out according to job drawings and manufacturer specifications.

2.2.

Alignment levels for ceiling are set out as shown on job drawings.

3.

Install suspension system.

3.1.

Suspension rods are fixed to underside of soffit and structural members with masonry anchors, bolts and screws at prescribed centres according to manufacturer instructions.

3.2.

Suspended framework is assembled and connected to suspension rods according to job specifications and manufacturer instructions.

3.3.

Suspension systemis fastened, checked for looseness and rattles, and secured as required.

3.4.

Bridging framework is fixed to both sides of service ducts to support suspension system.

4.

Install lining materials.

4.1.

Lining materials are installed according to design pattern set out in job drawings and specifications.

4.2.

Edges of lining materials are cut and concealed to match pre-finished edges.

4.3.

Openings and penetrations are provided as shown in job drawings.

4.4.

Trims and beads are fixed at junctions with other building elements and surfaces, as shown in job drawings.

5.

Clean up.

5.1.

Work area is cleared and materials disposed of, reused or recycled according to legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specifications.

5.2.

Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored according to manufacturer recommendations and standard work practices.

This section specifies work environments and conditions that may affect performance. Essential operating conditions that may be present (depending on the work situation, needs of the candidate, accessibility of the item, and local industry and regional contexts) are included. Bold italicised wording, if used in the performance criteria, is detailed below.

Job requirements must include:

job specifications for installing suspended ceilings, including:

plans, drawings and specifications for the location and set-out of suspension systems and installation of lining materials

quality requirements for the completed work

manufacturer and architectural specifications

timeframe for completion

information regarding other personnel undertaking concurrent activities at the work site, and arrangements for interaction during work activities

work site procedures specified by project manager or client

job safety analyses (JSA) or safe work method statements (SWMS) for tasks

schedule for completing work, including client requirements regarding times when work can be undertaken

workplace procedures incorporating requirements of relevant legislation, regulations, codes and Australian standards

workplace and work site environmental and sustainability requirements, including management of:

clean-up

dust and noise

vibration

waste.

Tools and equipment must include at least ten of the following:

bolt cutters

crimps

hack saws

hammer drills

hammers

hole saws

laser levelling devices

manual levelling devices

measuring tapes and rules

nail bags

pop riveters

powder actuated tools, such as explosive nailers

power drills

power leads

power saws

scaffolding

screw guns

squares

tin snips

utility knives.

Materials must include four of more of the following:

fibre cement sheeting

infill panels, including:

acoustic

decorative timber

metal

two-pack

insulation materials

plasterboard

suspended ceiling components.

Suspension system must include:

anchors and bolts

droppers and suspension rods

furring channels

main beams, rails and runners

spacer bars

tracks and main tracks.

Support structures must include:

reinforced concrete ceiling and floor slabs

steel ceiling and rod framing

timber and steel floor

timber ceiling and rod framing.

Openings and penetrations must include those for:

air ducts

exhaust systems

lighting

diffusers

hatches

sprinkler heads

support columns and beams.

Copy and paste from the following performance criteria to create an observation checklist for each task. When you have finished writing your assessment tool every one of these must have been addressed, preferably several times in a variety of contexts. To ensure this occurs download the assessment matrix for the unit; enter each assessment task as a column header and place check marks against each performance criteria that task addresses.

Observation Checklist

Tasks to be observed according to workplace/college/TAFE policy and procedures, relevant legislation and Codes of Practice Yes No Comments/feedback
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. 
Ceiling grid is set out according to job drawings and manufacturer specifications. 
Alignment levels for ceiling are set out as shown on job drawings. 
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. 
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. 

Forms

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