Produce and apply vinyl signs

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 CPCCSG3002, 'Produce and apply vinyl signs'.
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

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.


Plan and prepare to produce vinyl sign.


Job requirements are identified from drawings, specifications and client brief, confirmed, and applied to planning and preparation.


Health and safety requirements are identified and applied to planning.


Tools, equipment and materials are selected and prepared to carry out tasks consistent with job requirements, and faults are identified and reported.


Correct vinyl type is selected according to planned application and durability requirements.


Sign is set out to scale using industry-recognised software and prepared for production using vinyl plotter.


Operate software and vinyl plotter.


File is checked for correct layout according to job requirements, and modifications are made before sending file to plotter.


Media is accurately loaded on to plotter and tracking is checked for accuracy.


Vinyl plotter cutting pressure and speed settings are adjusted to suit media.


Cut area dimensions are determined and set to suit media.


File is configured and sent to plotter and finished output is carefully removed from plotter.


Vinyl sign elements are carefully removed using weeding tools and sign is checked to be free of defects.


Finished vinyl sign is cut, ensuring minimum waste and no damage to vinyl.


Apply vinyl sign to surface.


Surface is cleared of previously applied adhesives minimising risk of damage to surface, cleaned and dried ready for vinyl application.


Application tape is applied to vinyl sign, squeegeed evenly and firmly to sign, and excess tape is trimmed off.


Required heights and levels are identified from job requirements and applied to surface and vinyl sign using levelling tools.


Vinyl sign is positioned and applied to prepared surface using tools and techniques and according to job requirements.


Application tape is removed, sign is checked, and any defects in application are rectified.


Clean up.


Sign and surrounding surface area are cleaned and waste materials removed according to statutory and regulatory authority requirements.


Tools and equipment, including personal protective equipment (PPE), are cleaned, maintained and stored according to workplace requirements.