Lay stonemasonry stairs

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 CPCCST3019A, 'Lay stonemasonry stairs'.
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.


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.


Location of steps or stairs is identified from job drawings and specifications.


Set out steps or stairs.


Rise and going dimensions for each step are identified from job drawings and specifications or calculated according to relevant codes and standards.


Position locations for faces to treads and risers are set out according to dimensions identified or calculated for rise and going of steps.


Face location of profile of steps or stairs is set out according to job drawings and specifications.


Lay stone steps or stairs.


Stones are selected for variance in shape to suit abutting blocks according to job drawings and specifications.


Starting point for steps of stairs is determined and first stone is selected.


First stone is individually bedded to finish level to proposed floor level according to job drawings and specifications.


Stones for each step are selected and individually bedded with close joints according to specified finish level.


Final bedding is carried out by adding additional sand where required and compacting according to job specifications.


Profile of steps or stairs is faced where applicable with like stone according to designed pattern and is checked to confirm that it is straight and plumb according to job specifications.


Clean up.


Work area is cleared according to job requirements and specifications.


Tools and equipment are cleaned, maintained and stored.


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