Handle construction materials

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 CPCCCM2004A, 'Handle construction materials'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Handle construction materials' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Plan and prepare.

1.1. Work instructions and operational details are obtained, confirmed and applied from relevant information for planning and preparation.

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. 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 and specifications.

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. Manually handle, sort, stack and store construction materials.

2.1. Construction materials are moved to specified location applying safe manual handling techniques.

2.2. Construction materials and components in accordance with job specifications are sorted to suit material type and size, and stacked for ease of identification and retrieval for task sequence and job location.

2.3. Construction materials and components are protected against physical and water damage and stored clear of access ways, for ease of identification, retrieval and distribution.

2.4. Signage and barricades are erected to isolate, protect and secure stored materials from workplace traffic or access.

2.5. Procedures are applied to ensure no cross-contamination of materials.

2.6. Hazardous materials are identified and separated.

2.7. Non-toxic materials are carried using correct handling procedures.

2.8. Dust suppression procedures are used to minimise health risk to work personnel and others.

2.9. Protection of material is provided in accordance with specific material needs.

3. Prepare for mechanical handling of materials.

3.1. Construction materials and components are stacked/banded for mechanical handling in accordance with the type of material, plant and equipment to be used.

3.2. Construction materials and components are loaded, unloaded, moved or located at specified locations.

4. Clean up.

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

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

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCCM2004A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA32310 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Manufacture)
  • PUA31010 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Maritime Operations)
  • CPC10111 - Certificate I in Construction
  • CPC31811 - Certificate III in Shopfitting
  • CPC31611 - Certificate III in Paving
  • CPC20211 - Certificate II in Construction Pathways