Engrave 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 CPCCSG3005, 'Engrave signs'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Engrave signs' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

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 work.


Job requirements are identified, confirmed with client, and applied to planning and preparation.


Health and safety requirements are identified according to specified tasks and workplace operations, and applied to planning.


Tools and equipment suited to the task are selected, checked for serviceability, and faults are rectified or reported before starting work.


Materials are selected, checked for quality, and faults are remedied or reported before starting work.


Client artwork is checked for compatibility with existing software and used to produce working file.


Set up engraving hardware and software.


Connections between engraving software and hardware are established, tested for operational functionality, and faults are identified and rectified or referred to relevant personnel.


Specifications are entered into engraving software.


Cutter starting position is identified and set up in engraving software.


Home position is located in engraving system and set up according to the task.


Use engraving materials and systems.


Material is set out and fixed into starting position to correct cut depth, ready for engraving.


Cutter tools are positioned over materials and engraving system is operated according to manufacturer specifications.


Operation of cutter tools is routinely checked for performance and, when necessary, tools are safely removed for sharpening or replacement.


Quality of engraving is checked against client requirements and faults are identified and rectified as required.


Finish engraved sign.


Engraved sign is cleaned of any loose surface materials.


Engraved sign is paint filled according to client requirements.


Engraved sign is polished and buffed and sign edges smoothed according to job requirements.


Engraved sign is checked to be clean and blemish free and carefully stored to prevent surface damage.


Clean up.


Work area is cleaned and waste materials removed according to statutory and regulatory authority requirements.


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