Place and fix reinforcement materials

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
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
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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
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 CPCCSF2004A, 'Place and fix reinforcement materials'.
Google Links
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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. Plant, tools and equipment are 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. Stock of reinforcement materials is checked for correct type, quality and quantities against reinforcement schedule and details in plans/specifications.

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

2. Prepare for reinforcement placement.

2.1. Formwork is checked for completion and conformity to receive reinforcement.

2.2. Reinforcement bars are cut and bent to required set out and plans and specifications.

2.3. Bars are tied to designed configuration from plans and specifications.

2.4. Reinforcement sheets are cut to required sizes.

2.5. Stiffening rods are attached to panels as required to facilitate handling processes.

2.6. Bar chairs and spacers are located to requirements of reinforcement schedule and plans and specifications.

3. Place and fix reinforcement.

3.1. Fabric reinforcement sheets are placed into position in accordance with engineer's drawings and specifications.

3.2. Reinforcement bars are located and positioned in accordance with engineer's drawings and specifications.

3.3. Reinforcement is located and placed using bar chairs, ligatures and spacers according to engineer's drawings and specifications.

3.4. Reinforcement material is supported and secured into position in accordance with engineer's drawings and specifications.

3.5. Cast-in items are secured to reinforcement in accordance with engineer's drawings and specifications.

3.6. Ends of protruding reinforcement material are covered and protected in accordance with plans and specifications.

4. Check reinforcement prior to concrete pour.

4.1. Location and position of reinforcement and fixing ties to reinforcement are checked for accuracy.

4.2. Depth of coverage, clearance, spacing and overlap of reinforcement material are checked in accordance with engineer's drawings and job specification.

5. Clean up.

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

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

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCSF2004A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC32011 - Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery
  • CPC30111 - Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying
  • CPC31711 - Certificate III in Low Rise Structural Framing
  • CPC30311 - Certificate III in Concreting
  • CPC20411 - Certificate II in Concreting
  • CPC31111 - Certificate III in Steelfixing
  • CPC30211 - Certificate III in Carpentry
  • CPC20311 - Certificate II in Steelfixing
  • CPC31911 - Certificate III in Joinery
  • CPC31511 - Certificate III in Formwork/Falsework
  • CPC20111 - Certificate II in Construction
  • CPC31611 - Certificate III in Paving
  • TLI21310 - Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure