Prepare surfaces for 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 CPCCSG3016, 'Prepare surfaces for 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 surface preparation.


Job requirements, including type of surface, are identified from drawings, specifications and instructions and type, and confirmed.


Health and safety requirements are assessed and applied to planning.


Tools, equipment, paint systems and materials are selected to carry out tasks consistent with job requirements, and faults are rectified or reported before starting work.


Drop sheets are placed if required to protect floor and surrounding areas.


Personal protective equipment (PPE) is sourced according to manufacturer specifications, and health and safety and workplace requirements.


Signs and barricades are selected and installed according to health and safety and workplace requirements.


Clean and prime surface.


Condition of surface is assessed.


Surface is roughly sanded according to job requirements.


Surface is cleaned to remove grease and dirt and allowed to dry.


Undercoat is applied to surface and allowed to dry according to manufacturer specifications.


Primer is applied to surface and allowed to dry according to manufacturer specifications.


Apply paint.


Paint applicator compatible with coating type is selected and prepared according to manufacturer specifications.


Spray gun and air compressor, if required, are set to manufacturer specifications and correct viscosity of paint is determined for specified application.


Coating is applied evenly over the surface area and defects in application are identified and rectified.


Clean up.


Paint applicator is cleaned using correct cleaning products and according to workplace procedures and manufacturer specifications.


Surface and surrounding work area are cleaned using correct solvents and in line with safety and environmental requirements.


Waste materials are handled and 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.