Design and build a bicycle frame

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 AURB428201A, 'Design and build a bicycle frame'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Gather information on bicycle frame requirements

1.1. Discuss and confirm customer requirements including intended use of the unit, preferred design, frame materials, construction methods and finish

1.2. Use sizing cycle, observation and measurements to assess physical attributes and riding style of client

1.3. Research bicycle frame design principles and check component suppliers and specifications

2. Design bicycle frame and specify materials and components

2.1. Design a frame to customer measurements and requirements, using a computer-aided design (CAD) program or other means

2.2. Specify frame tubing in terms of diameter and wall thickness to achieve durability and use requirements according to established industry practices

2.3. Prepare parts list and determine availability of parts and materials

2.4. Document and cost custom frame job and obtain customer approval for work to be undertaken

2.5. Place order with suppliers for frame materials, parts and components

3. Prepare for frame building

3.1. Plan frame building sequence and determine availability of tooling and equipment

3.2. Lay out parts and check for damaged and/or missing components

3.3. Select and check tooling and set up jig

3.4. Set up welding, brazing or bonding equipment and materials

3.5. Identify need for additional persons to assist in frame building process and make arrangements

4. Build bicycle frame

4.1. Perform frame building operations according to plan

4.2. Use personal safety equipment and take precautions to protect others in the workplace

4.3. Use and maintain tooling and equipment in accordance with occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements

4.4. Check angles, measurements and frame alignment throughout the operation and make adjustments as required

5. Paint and/or finish frame

5.1. Prepare frame for painting and finishing

5.2. Prepare and apply paint or finish in accordance with manufacturer recommendations

5.3. Follow appropriate safety precautions, including the use of personal protective equipment and adequate ventilation

5.4. Clean up equipment in accordance with environmental procedures

6. Prepare frame for delivery and clean up

6.1. Check the finished bicycle frame and prepare unit for delivery

6.2. Clean and store portable tooling and equipment in approved designated areas

6.3. Clean work area and dispose of waste in accordance with workplace procedures

6.4. Complete workplace records, customer file and warranty information as required by enterprise

Qualifications and Skillsets

AURB428201A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AUR30211 - Certificate III in Bicycles
  • AUR31005 - Certificate III in Automotive Sales