Build solid stonemasonry walls

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 CPCCST3016A, 'Build solid stonemasonry walls'.
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


Plan and prepare.


Work instructions are obtained using relevant information, confirmed and applied for planningandpreparation purposes.


Work health and safety (WHS) requirements are followed according to safety plans and policies.


Signage and barricade requirements are identified and implemented.


Toolsandequipment selected to carry out tasks are consistent with job requirements, checked for serviceability, and faults are rectified and reported before work begins.


Material quantity requirements are identified and calculated according to plans, specifications and qualityrequirements.


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


Environmentalrequirements are identified for the project according to environmental plans and statutoryandregulatoryauthority requirements, and are applied.


Scaffolding is erected as required according to job requirements, WHS regulations and relevant standards.


Set out stonework for walls.


Location and structural details of required stonework are determined from drawings and specifications.


Datum or level line is established according to job drawings and specifications.


Base stonework, below floor construction, is set out according to job drawings and specifications.


Load bearing stonework and piers are set out according to job drawings and specifications.


Stone walls are set out according to job drawings and specifications.


Construct base stonework for walls.


Mortar is mixed according to specifications and relevant standards.


Base stones are laid to set out, and constructed according to specifications and relevant standards.


Construct solid stone walls.


Stonework gauge is determined and set out using gauging rod to confirm correct course height.


Solid walls are constructed straight and true in plumb, line and level within set tolerance, according to job drawings and specifications and relevant standards.


Damp-proof courses are built in according to job drawings and specifications and relevant standards.


Openings are constructed and flashing installed according to job drawings and specifications.


Lintels are installed according to job drawings and specifications.


Expansion joints are formed according to locations specified on job drawings and requirements of relevant standards.


Weepholes, reinforcing, vermin proofing and wall flashings are built in, where required, according to job drawings and specifications.


Sills are cut where required and laid to line according to job drawings and specifications.


Position door and window frames in walls.


Windows are located and built into walls according to job drawings and specifications and protected from mortar droppings during construction.


Door jambs are located, built in and fixed to walls according to job drawings and specifications.


Finish stonework.


Joints to laid stonework are raked or ruled to correct depth according to job specifications.


Stonework is brushed down prior to drying using appropriate brushing tool.


Clean up.


Work area is cleared according to job requirements and specifications.


Tools and equipment are cleaned, maintained and stored.


Working platform or scaffolding is dismantled according to WHS regulations and relevant standards.


Unused materials are stored and waste material removed and disposed of according to environmental and workplace requirements.