Carry out decorative finishes to concrete

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 CPCCCO3024A, 'Carry out decorative finishes to concrete'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
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Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Plan and prepare.

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

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 the requirements of the job, checked for serviceability and any faults are rectified or reported prior to commencement.

1.5. Materials 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 regulatory obligations and applied.

2. Carry out stencil finishes.

2.1. Stencil finish is prepared so that any lapping will maintain alignment and bond.

2.2. Stencil is laid carefully onto screeded surface to specifications ensuring alignment, bond and flat.

2.3. Dry topping mix of colour, stone dust and cement is prepared and applied to specifications.

2.4. Surface is finished with wood or steel float to a consistent texture in accordance with specifications.

2.5. Stencil is lifted in accordance with setting time to manufacturer recommendations.

2.6. Control joints are inserted during placement and/or cut into applied finish after setting, to specifications.

3. Carry out stamp finishes.

3.1. Method of applying pattern is determined in accordance with designed finish and specifications.

3.2. Stamped finish pattern equipment is checked for cleanliness and serviceability.

3.3. Design layout is planned and initial starting point determined to specifications and design.

3.4. Base colour and topping dust are prepared and applied to specifications.

3.5. Base colour is floated into surface to specifications.

3.6. Colours are randomly applied, where specified, on to surface at random locations to create decorative type colourings.

3.7. Release agent is prepared and applied to specifications.

3.8. Stamp is used to create designed pattern and surface effect to specifications.

3.9. Control joints are inserted during placement and/or cut into applied finish after setting, to specifications.

4. Carry out exposed aggregate finishes.

4.1. Selected aggregates are incorporated in concrete mix to specifications.

4.2. Surface matrix is removed to exposed aggregate.

4.3. Exposed aggregate is left clean and free to designed effect and specifications.

4.4. Control joints are inserted during placement and/or cut into applied finish after setting, to specifications.

5. Carry out textured finishes.

5.1. Method of applying texture is determined in accordance with designed finish and specifications.

5.2. Base colour and topping dust are prepared and applied to specifications.

5.3. Base colour is floated into surface to specifications.

5.4. Colours are randomly applied, where specified, on to surface at random locations to create decorative type colourings.

5.5. Finish is applied with trowel to create designed pattern and surface effect to specifications.

5.6. Control joints are inserted during placement and/or cut into applied finish after setting, to specifications.

6. Clean up.

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

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


Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCCO3024A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC30311 - Certificate III in Concreting