Use simple levelling devices

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 BCG1008A, 'Use simple levelling devices'.
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

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Plan and prepare work


OH&S requirements recognised and adhered to in accordance with application tasks and workplace environment.


Requirements of job identified from drawings or instructions.


Appropriate personal protective equipment selected, correctly fitted and used.


Tools and equipment selected consistent with job requirements, checked for serviceability and any faults reported to supervisor.


Quality Assurance requirements recognised and adhered to in accordance with company's construction operations.


Set up and use levelling device


Heights to be transferred, identified from given instructions or drawings.


Work assembled and filled with water to required level with air bubbles removed.


Height transferred to required locations to a tolerance of + or - 5mm over 3 metres.


Transfer heights with straight edge and spirit level


Heights to be transferred identified from given instructions/drawings/given marked level.


Height transferred to required location to + or - 5mm over 3 metres.


Maintain given level or specified slope with boning rods


Heights of each end of line to be boned established to given levels.


End of boning rods securely fixed to required heights.


Heights of intermediate points sighted and marked with boning rods to a tolerance of + 10mm.


Clean up


Tools and equipment cleaned, maintained and stored.

Qualifications and Skillsets

BCG1008A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA32006 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Military Engineering)