Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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
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Wiki Markup
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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
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Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CPCCPB3026A, 'Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems'.
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Elements and 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. 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. Material quantity requirements are calculated in accordance with plans and specifications and quality requirements.

1.6. 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. Inspect work site.

2.1. Type of trestle and plank system required is identified from work site and work instructions.

2.2. Work area is cleaned of rubbish or unnecessary materials.

2.3. Risks to other workers, power supply and other services are assessed.

2.4. Access to erected trestle and plank platform is planned.

2.5. Access of plaster products and tools from the plank is planned.

3. Erect trestle and plank system.

3.1. Trestle and plank system is selected to meet the Australian standard AS6001-1999 and work requirements.

3.2. Trestle system components are collected and located at work site.

3.3. Trestles and planks are inspected for serviceability as determined by the Australian standards.

3.4. Trestles are appropriately positioned for the work and the planks to be used.

3.5. Planks are fitted to the trestles at the required height using authorised procedures and within work site or regulatory restrictions.

4. Inspect system.

4.1. Trestle and plank work platform is inspected before and during use.

4.2. Faults found are reported to supervisor and rectifications are conducted or system is labelled to prevent use pending repair.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCPB3026A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC31211 - Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining
  • CPC30611 - Certificate III in Painting and Decorating
  • CPC31011 - Certificate III in Solid Plastering