Install exterior cladding

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 CPCCCA3017B, 'Install exterior cladding'.
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


Plan and prepare


Work instructions, including plans, specifications, quality requirements and operational details, are obtained, confirmed and applied from relevant information for planning and preparation purposes.


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


Signage and barricade requirements are identified and implemented.


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.


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


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


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


Straighten and prepare exterior walls


Timber frame is checked for straightness and studs are trimmed or packed to provide true surface across studs.


Additional rows of nogging are fitted and fixed to line, flush with wall face and plumb, where specified to facilitate exterior cladding.


Fix edge finishing, flashing and insulation


Weatherproofing, vapour barrier and flashingmaterial are cut and fitted into position and secured to specifications.


Location of edge finishing, joiners, corner moulds and flashing is prepared to length and position, and secured to specifications.


Wall insulation is cut and fixed where specified.


Set out, cut and fix horizontal weatherboards


Cover for weatherboards is determined from recommended lap, type and profile of board and height of wall.


Gauge rod is produced.


Stop locations of each board or starting board are marked on face to determined or specified position.


Boards are cut to fit length of wall faces.


Butt joints of timber boards are joined at centre of studs with joint flush to face and line.


Other boards are joined using manufacturer recommended joining profiles and fitted to specification.


Material is pre-drilled subject to splitting, and fixed at end junction or butt joints to avoid splitting.


Internal and external corners are finished to manufacturer recommendations and job specifications.


Timber weatherboards, where specified, are prepared with nominated primer to cover overlaps and end joints.


Fix panelling


Starting position of first panel is determined in accordance with specified design and finished effect against windows, doors and corners.


Panelling is cut to fit height of wall.


Abutting joints of panelling are fixed to manufacturer specification and requirements for covering flashing.


Panelling is cut, fitted and fixed to manufacturer recommendations and job specification, maintaining plumb and level.


Clean up


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


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