Use explosive power tools

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 CPCCCM2007B, 'Use explosive power tools'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Use explosive power tools' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

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.


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 and specifications.


Materialsappropriate to 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.


Set out fasteners.


Minimum distances for set outfrom edge of substrate material are adhered to in accordance with legislation, regulations and codes of practice.


Material is located and temporarily held or fixed into designed position according to detailed drawings.


Use EPT.


EPT is checked for operation according to manufacturer specifications and safety (OHS) requirements for use of EPT.


Fastener is selected according to requirements of job.


Charge is selected to assessed requirements for material, base and penetration.


Attachmentsand accessories are installed to EPT in accordance with manufacturer specifications and safety (OHS) requirements.


Fastener and chargein EPT are located to manufacturer specifications.


EPT operation is carried out and fastener is fixed into place in accordance with manufacturer recommendations, legislation, regulations and codes of practice.


Fastening penetration is checked and appropriate depth into material is applied.


Power regulating device is adjusted for conditions.


Misfire procedures are carried out according to manufacturer recommendations, legislation, regulations and codes of practice.


Temporary holding and fixings are removed without damage to material.


Secure and store equipment and charges.


Charges are stored in designated container in accordance with legislation, regulations and codes of practice and used charges are recorded.


Unused fasteners, the EPT and attachments are stored in a carry case in line with manufacturer recommendations.


Logbook is checked and maintenance recorded according to manufacturer recommendations.


Maintain EPT and kit.


Safety features of tools are checked for serviceability in accordance with manufacturer operating manual.


Tools are cleaned and lubricated to manufacturer recommendations.


Periodic maintenance service is carried out to manufacturer specifications.


Diminished stocks of charges and fasteners are replenished to designed effectiveness of EPT kit.


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.