Select and use hand tools and equipment for demolition tasks

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 CPCCDE3017A, 'Select and use hand tools and equipment for demolition tasks'.
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 are obtained using relevant information, confirmed with colleagues or supervisor, and applied to planning and preparation.


Work health and safety (WHS) requirements are identified and applied to task planning according to safety plans and policies and work site requirements.


Environmental requirements are identified and applied according to environmental plans and regulatory obligations.


Identify and check tools and equipment.


Hand tools and equipment to be used in the demolition process are identified and checked for serviceability, and faults are rectified and reported.


Functions and methods of operation of demolition tools and equipment are identified from specifications, standards and manufacturer instructions.


Specific WHS requirements for the selected tools and equipment are identified and applied.


Complete demolition tasks.


Work site inspection is conducted and hazards associated with individual demolition tasks are assessed immediately prior to commencing work according to workplace procedures.


Safe demolition work method is amended if required and confirmed with colleagues or supervisor.


Work area is prepared for the use of demolition tools and equipment.


Tools and equipment that meet the requirements of the demolition task are selected.


Pre-operational checks are completed according to manufacturer recommendations.


Tools and equipment are used for their intended purpose in demolition tasks according to regulations, standards, codes of practice and workplace requirements.


Work progress and hazards or issues arising during work tasks are communicated with work team according to workplace requirements.


Tools and equipment are placed in safe locations when not in immediate use.


Clean up.


Work area is cleared and materials are sorted for reuse or recycling and removed, and waste is disposed of using safe manual handling techniques and according to workplace procedures, regulations, codes of practice, and job specifications


Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored according to manufacturer recommendations and standard work practices.