Install aerated autoclaved concrete products

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
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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
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for work.

1.1. Work instructions, including plans, specifications, quality requirements and operational details, are obtained, confirmed and applied from relevant information to determine the installation of AAC products.

1.2. Safety (OHS) requirements are followed in accordance with safety plans and policies.

1.3. Signage and barricade requirements are identified and implemented.

1.4. Plant, tools and equipment selected to carry out tasks are consistent with job requirements, checked for serviceability, and any faults are rectified or reported prior to commencement.

1.5. Material quantity requirements are calculated in accordance with plans, specifications and quality requirements.

1.6. Materials appropriate to the work application are identified, obtained, prepared, safely handled and located ready for use.

1.7. Environmental requirements are identified for the project in accordance with environmental plans and statutory and regulatory authority obligations, and are applied.


2. Set out and prepare base.

2.1. Location of blockwork is set out in mortar to position in accordance with job drawings, including any damp course.

2.2. Base location is prepared so that surface is dry, horizontal, clean and flat to specifications.

2.3. Work is platform erected in accordance with job and regulatory authorities' requirements.


3. Lay AAC blockwork.

3.1. Adhesive is prepared to conform to consistency and preparation in accordance with requirements and manufacturer recommendations.

3.2. Adhesive is applied to AAC blocks to maintain full joints at specified thickness in accordance with manufacturer specifications.

3.3. AAC block is laid in running bond and set out to application and requirements for line, level and plumb in construction projects in accordance with job plans and specifications.

3.4. Blocks are cut to correct length at end of course in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and specifications.

3.5. Blockwork is completed to specification requirements, with surplus adhesive from joints removed.

3.6. Service installations are chased into blockwork to depth and position according to manufacturer recommendations and specifications.

3.7. Tension and control fixings, ties and brackets are installed across joints or between internal and external wall components in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and specifications, for wall stability.


4. Install lintels to AAC blockwork.

4.1. Blockwork is prepared to receive manufactured lintels in accordance with plans and manufacturer specifications.

4.2. Mortar bed is prepared to facilitate lintel and maintain to level position in accordance with plans and manufacturer specifications.

4.3. Lintels are lifted into position manually or with mechanical assistance in accordance with workplace requirements.


5. Install AAC floor panels.

5.1. Floor supports are prepared and finished to a level, even surface to receive manufactured floor panels in accordance with manufacturer specifications.

5.2. AAC floor panels are checked for conformity of span, size, fix and load design in accordance with design specifications.

5.3. AAC floor panels are installed to specified location, and reinforcement bars and grout are installed to form a ring anchor system in accordance with manufacturer specifications.

5.4. Excess adhesive is removed from work surface and cleaned free of debris in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and job specifications.


6. Install AAC wall panels.

6.1. Location and surrounds of installation are checked for conformity to dimensions and design specifications.

6.2. Wall panels are checked for conformity to dimension and in accordance with design specifications.

6.3. AAC wall panels are installed vertically for load bearing applications in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and engineer's design specifications or horizontally for cladding purposes.

6.4. Control joints are installed in accordance with manufacturer recommendations.

6.5. Excess adhesive is removed from work surface and cleaned free of debris in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and job specifications.


7. Clean up.

7.1. Work area is cleared and materials disposed of, reused or recycled in accordance with legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specification.

7.2. Plant, tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and standard work practices.


Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCBL3018A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC30111 - Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying