Select and use tools and equipment for hot work in the demolition industry

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 CPCCDE3020A, 'Select and use tools and equipment for hot work in the demolition industry'.
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.


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


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


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


Permits for hot work and licences for specialised equipment are obtained or checked before starting work.


Select tools and equipment and prepare for use.


Tools and equipment are selected for differenthot work tasksaccording to manufacturer recommendations and workplace requirements.


Pre-operational checks and maintenance requirements are completed according to manufacturer recommendations, and faults are rectified and reported.


Safe methods of operation of tools and equipment for hot work are identified from manufacturer instructions and workplace requirements.


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


Complete cutting, grinding and hot work.


Confirmation is obtained from supervisor and regulatory authorities that existing services have been disconnected.


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


Work area is prepared for hot work according to site safety and workplace requirements.


Tools and equipment are used for their intended purpose in hot work 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 or waste disposed of, using safe manual handling techniques and according to legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specification.


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