Shape solid stone

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 CPCCST3002A, 'Shape solid stone'.
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



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.

2. Use various hand working methods for shaping dimensional stone.

2.1. Stone is dressed using each tool according to correct application and in appropriate sequence to specification.

2.2. Soft stone is cut accurately to squared sizes as required by job.

2.3. Hard stone is dressed using hammers and axes.

3. Use various power-assisted hand tools for shaping dimensional stone.

3.1. Range of percussion hammers and chisels is used to shape stone at different stages of processing as required by job.

3.2. Rotary, chain and/or oscillating saws are used to cut stone to size and shape as required by job.

3.3. Abrasive machines are used to dress stone surfaces as required by job.

3.4. Equipment is operated in conjunction with jigs and guides for repetitive and fine tolerance work as required by job.

3.5. Adjustments are made to machinery, as required, in accordance with stone and application processes.

4. Set up and operate static machinery for shaping dimensional stone.

4.1. Circular diamond saws are operated to cut squared blocks and operated with rise and fall functions for cutting to profiles as required by job.

4.2. Stone is shaped on lathes both between centres and facework as required by job.

4.3. Core drilling machinery is operated as required by job.

4.4. Moulded sections are shaped on planing machines as required by job.

4.5. Water-jet cutting machinery is operated as required by job.

5. Clean up work.

5.1. Work is cleaned on completion with fresh water and brushes if necessary.

5.2. Waste materials are disposed of in an appropriate manner and in accordance with Environment Protection Authority (EPA) requirements.

5.3. Finished stone surfaces are protected as required by job specification.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCST3002A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC32311 - Certificate III in Stonemasonry (Monumental/Installation)