Apply gilding to 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 CPCCSG3006, 'Apply gilding to 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 work.


Job requirements and timeframes are identified from work instructions and client briefs, confirmed, and applied to planning and preparation.


Health and safety requirements are identified and applied to planning.


Tools, equipmentand materials are selected to carry out tasks consistent with job requirements.


Sign surface is prepared to receive gilding.


Transfer sign design to surface.


Draft design is set out to scale using setting out techniques applicable to sign design.


Draft design is drawn to scale and transferred to prepared surface using direct and indirect layout methods.


Decorative process is applied and defects in application are identified and rectified in line with job requirements.


Apply water gilding to sign.


Gilding material is cut to required size and shape as specified.


Adhesive is mixed with colour according to job requirements and applied to prepared surface.


Gilding material is applied to surface, faults in application are identified and rectified, and excess gilding material is trimmed and removed.


Surface area and sign are cleaned according to job requirements.


Apply surface gilding to sign.


Size is applied carefully to surface and gilded size is checked to be within design.


Gilding material is applied to size using rubbing techniques, ensuring no gaps and that design shape is fully covered.


Applied gilding leaf is burnished to ensure loose particles are removed.


Design shape is trimmed carefully where applicable, and cleaning procedure and materials are applied to clean the gilded and surrounding surface.


Clean up.


Finished gilded sign and surrounding surface area are cleaned and waste materials removed according to workplace, statutory and regulatory authority requirements.


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