Install suspended ceilings

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 CPCCWC3004, 'Install suspended ceilings'.
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

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.


Plan and prepare.


Job requirements are obtained, confirmed and applied to planning.


Site and task work health and safety (WHS) requirements are confirmed with relevant personnel and applied to planning.


Site is inspected, and conditions and hazards are identified and reported as required.


Sequence of work is identified and scheduled according to job requirements.


Tools and equipment are selected to carry out tasks according to job requirements, checked for serviceability, and faults are rectified or reported before starting work.


Materials and their quantities required for the work are identified and calculated according to job requirements.


Materials are obtained, prepared, safely handled and located ready for use.


Set out suspension system.


Ceiling grid is set out according to job drawings and manufacturer specifications.


Alignment levels for ceiling are set out as shown on job drawings.


Install suspension system.


Suspension rods are fixed to underside of soffit and structural members with masonry anchors, bolts and screws at prescribed centres according to manufacturer instructions.


Suspended framework is assembled and connected to suspension rods according to job specifications and manufacturer instructions.


Suspension systemis fastened, checked for looseness and rattles, and secured as required.


Bridging framework is fixed to both sides of service ducts to support suspension system.


Install lining materials.


Lining materials are installed according to design pattern set out in job drawings and specifications.


Edges of lining materials are cut and concealed to match pre-finished edges.


Openings and penetrations are provided as shown in job drawings.


Trims and beads are fixed at junctions with other building elements and surfaces, as shown in job drawings.


Clean up.


Work area is cleared and materials disposed of, reused or recycled according to legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specifications.


Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored according to manufacturer recommendations and standard work practices.