Prepare surfaces

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 CPCCSH2001A, 'Prepare surfaces'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Prepare surfaces' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Plan and prepare.

1.1. Work instructions and operational details are obtained using relevant information, confirmed and applied for planning and preparation purposes.

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. Tools and equipment selected to carry out tasks are consistent with job requirements, checked for serviceability and any faults are rectified or reported prior to commencement.

1.5. Material quantity requirements are calculated in accordance with plans, specifications and quality requirements.

1.6. Materials appropriate to the work application are identified, obtained, prepared, safely handled and located ready for use.

1.7. Environmental requirements are identified for the project in accordance with environmental plans and statutory and regulatory authority requirements, and are applied.

1.8. Finishes to be applied to all surfaces are identified in accordance with job requirements and manufacturer specifications.

2. Prepare new or uncoated surfaces.

2.1. Suitability of surface is determined in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and job specifications.

2.2. Surface preparation method is correctly selected in accordance with the environment, finish and substrate requirements.

2.3. Surface is prepared to manufacturer specifications in compliance with substrate requirements, specifications and relevant standards.

2.4. Surface imperfections are stopped, filled and sanded to required finish in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and job specifications.

3. Prepare previously coated surfaces.

3.1. Condition and nature of existing substrate and surface material are determined and tested in accordance with relevant standards.

3.2. Potential hazards are identified and correct procedures are used to reduce risks in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and job specifications.

3.3. Surface preparation method is correctly selected in accordance with the environment, finish and substrate requirements.

3.4. Surfaces are prepared by removing unwanted coatings and loose debris.

3.5. Surface defects are repaired and imperfections stopped, filled and sanded to smooth finish ready for required finish in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and job specifications.

4. Clean up.

4.1. Waste and unwanted materials are removed and placed into job waste bins or rubbish stockpile in accordance with sound work practices and compliance with environmental requirements.

4.2. Tools and equipment are cleaned and stored safely and effectively to manufacturer specifications.

4.3. Unused materials are sealed and stored/stacked in accordance with standard material handling practices and techniques and company requirements.

4.4. Work area is cleared and materials disposed of or recycled in a manner to avoid spontaneous combustion in accordance with legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specifications.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCSH2001A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC31811 - Certificate III in Shopfitting
  • CPC20511 - Certificate II in Stoneworking
  • CPC20211 - Certificate II in Construction Pathways