Use steelfixing tools and equipment

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 CPCCSF2002A, 'Use steelfixing tools and equipment'.
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, including plans, specifications, quality requirements and operational details are obtained from relevant information, confirmed and applied to the scope of work performed.

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. Materials quantity requirements are calculated in accordance with plans, specifications.

1.5. Materials appropriate to the work application are identified, obtained, prepared, safely handled and located ready for use.

1.6. Environmental requirements are identified for the project in accordance with environmental plans and statutory and legislative authority obligations and applied.

2. Identify hand and power tools.

2.1. Hand and power tools and their functions, operations and limitations are identified.

2.2. OHS requirements for using hand tools are recognised and adhered to.

2.3. OHS requirements for using power tools are recognised and adhered to.

3. Select tools for project.

3.1. Tools and equipment are selected consistent with job requirements.

3.2. Tools, including leads and hoses, are checked for tags, serviceability and safety, and any faults are rectified or reported.

3.3. Power tools guards, retaining bolts, couplings, gauges and controls are checked and maintained in accordance with manufacturer recommendations.

3.4. Equipment to hold or support material during operation is selected.

3.5. Pre-operational checks, including lubricants, hydraulic fluid and water, are completed according to manufacturer recommendations.

4. Use tools.

4.1. Power and compressed air supply are connected to work area.

4.2. Start-up and shut-down procedures are followed.

4.3. Tools are safely and effectively used according to manufacturer recommendations and OHS requirements.

4.4. Tools are safely located when not in immediate use.

5. Select plant and equipment.

5.1. Function and limitations of plant and equipment used in steelfixing are identified.

5.2. Plant and equipment are selected consistent with hazard minimisation and needs of job.

5.3. Method of operation of plant and equipment is identified.

5.4. OHS requirements for operating and using plant and equipment are recognised and adhered to.

5.5. Plant and equipment are checked for safety and faults are rectified or reported.

6. Use plant and equipment.

6.1. Plant and equipment are safely and effectively used.

6.2. Plant and equipment are safely located when not in immediate use.

6.3. Plant and equipment are cleaned, maintained and stored after use.

7. Clean up.

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

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

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCSF2002A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC31111 - Certificate III in Steelfixing
  • CPC20311 - Certificate II in Steelfixing