Construct stone structures and features

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver AHCLSC305, 'Construct stone structures and features'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Plan and prepare work

1.1 Interpret plans and specifications

1.2 Check the quantity and quality of materials to ensure they conform to design drawings and specifications

1.3 Select tools and equipment and check for serviceability

1.4 Identify workplace health and safety hazards, assess risks and implement controls

1.5 Identify and report environmental implications of erecting stone structures

2. Set out and prepare the site

2.1 Locate services from site plans

2.2 Mark out the position of the structure or feature according to design drawings and specifications

2.3 Prepare base by removing all debris, vegetable matter and topsoil to provide a solid foundation for construction

2.4 Install drainage systems according to design drawings and specifications

2.5 Place and compact sub-base material to the finished levels

3. Construct structure or feature

3.1 Mix mortar and add bonding and colouring agents and other admixes as required, in accordance with specifications

3.2 Lay damp proofing and base course of stone work according to design drawings and specifications

3.3 Lay courses of stone work using designated bond/s in a manner that will ensure the viability and stability of the structure and according to design drawings and specifications

4. Install stone paving

4.1 Set out and prepare area to be paved according to the site plan

4.2 Excavate the area to shape, depth and dimensions to sub-base level

4.3 Trim the sub base to the designated level and falls and place and compact base material to the finished level

4.4 Spread bedding material over the area and level to the designated level and falls

4.5 Place stone and fit to accurately fill gaps in the pattern within tolerances nominated within the site plan

4.6 Install edge constraints as required by the site plan

5. Check quality of work and clean-up site

5.1 Inspect finished works to ensure the standard of the finished structure or feature is in accordance with design drawings and specifications

5.2 Clean stone work surfaces in an environmentally safe and sensitive manner

5.3 Clean and store tools and equipment