Apply stains and clear timber finishes

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 CPCCPD3026A, 'Apply stains and clear timber finishes'.
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



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, including work platforms where required 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.

1.8. Stain colour to be applied is matched to previously treated timber or associated area or item.

2. Prepare materials and application area.

2.1. Area is set up for application processes to suit application system being used.

2.2. Adjoining surfaces to application area are protected by masking off or covering, prior to application of stains and finishes.

2.3. Adequate ventilation to application area is provided to maintain a safe environment.

2.4. Measures are taken to ensure application area remains free of dust and foreign matter.

2.5. Existing stained or finished surfaces for application are stripped using appropriate techniques.

3. Stain bare timber surface.

3.1. Stain is selected for type of timber allowing for aesthetics and durability in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and job specifications.

3.2. Stain is prepared to proportions and consistency in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and job specification.

3.3. method for the specified surface, area size and type of finish is selected in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and job specifications.

3.4. Stain is applied to bare timber surface to specifications and manufacturers' instructions.

3.5. Wood filler and putty are selected, mixed, colour matched and applied to timber in accordance with job specifications.

4. Apply clear finishes.

4.1. Coats of selected clear finish are applied to achieve required level of opacity, finish and sheen in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and job specifications.

4.2. Drying time is allowed between coats in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and job specifications.

4.3. Clear finish surfaces are cured in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and job specifications.

5. Clean up.

5.1. Unused materials are sealed and stored/stacked in accordance with standard material handling practices and techniques and company requirements.

5.2. Painting tools and equipment are cleaned with correct solutions and without damage, and stored safely and effectively to manufacturer specifications.

5.3. Paint waste, water and solvents used in cleaning painting equipment are disposed of in an environmentally sustainable manner and in accordance with relevant legislative requirements.

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

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCPD3026A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC30611 - Certificate III in Painting and Decorating