Carry out cemetery monument fixing

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Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CPCCST3013A, 'Carry out cemetery monument fixing'.
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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. Construct footings and prepare monument stones.

2.1. Monument footings are set out and excavated to dimensions from drawings and specifications.

2.2. Reinforcement is placed, formwork fixed and concrete poured to provide footings to specifications.

2.3. Delivered stone is checked for conformity to size, design and specifications.

2.4. Layout is set out on footings to dimensions of design and appropriate lifting equipment is installed and tested or made ready to OHS regulations and job requirements, where applicable.

3. Set up side stones into place.

3.1. Side stones are stood up into position on packing of cement sheet or stone pieces with packing adjusted to provide slight fall towards front stone.

3.2. Side stones are checked for plumb and packing is adjusted where required.

3.3. Measurement for diagonals and parallel are checked to be true and stones are checked for alignment by levelling at both front and back ends of side stones.

4. Prepare dowel joints.

4.1. Depth of abutting dowel holes is checked for measurement and dowels are measured and marked to length (10 mm) and cut to marks.

4.2. Dowels are inserted in or located near applicable holes.

5. Stand up front and back stones.

5.1. Mortar is mixed to specification and inserted into side stone holes and designated dowels are inserted into mortared holes to full depth.

5.2. Back stone is positioned on timber packing ready for lifting into place.

5.3. Timber pieces are placed against side stones to avoid chipping in lifting.

5.4. Mortar is placed to fill holes, back stone is raised into position and manoeuvred into close joints, and packing is adjusted to ensure back stone level.

5.5. Front stone is located, raised and manoeuvred into position to finish with joints to specifications and level.

6. Grout base and joints.

6.1. Grout is prepared and mixed to specification and joints between kerb stones and base is packed slightly with grout to specifications.

6.2. Kerb joints are cleaned with wet cloth and grouted to specifications.

7. Fix headstone to backstone.

7.1. Dowels for joints are measured and cut to specifications with dowel holes filled with mortar and dowels placed fully into backstone.

7.2. Headstone is raised and lowered carefully into place and finished plumb and level to specification.

8. Fill centre and finish with chip top.

8.1. Centre area is filled and finished to specified base.

8.2. Brick or concrete supports are placed in each corner and maximum 50 mm thick reinforced concrete slab is poured to specification.

8.3. Bluestone and granite screening are mixed and spread to specified finished level.

9. Fit cover stone and finish monument.

9.1. Dowels for joints, where applicable, are measured and cut to specifications.

9.2. Centre area is filled to specifications, dowel holes are filled with mortar and dowels are placed fully into position.

9.3. Cover stone is shifted into place and rested upon timber packing pieces and lowered into place using wedges to finish in position.

9.4. Pointing/grouting material is prepared and applied to joints, finishing to specification.

10. Clean up.

10.1. Monument is cleaned down and polished where applicable to specification.

10.2. Area is cleared and waste material disposed of safely.

10.3. Tools and equipment are cleaned, maintained and stored.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCST3013A appears in the following qualifications:

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