Work safely on roofs

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 CPCPCM2035A, 'Work safely on roofs'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Work safely on roofs' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify work safety requirements.

1.1. Scope of task and proposed work practices and activities are identified and documented in accordance with workplace procedures, statutory and regulatory authority requirements and relevant information.

1.2. Safety (OHS) requirements associated with working safely on roofs, and workplace environmental requirements, are adhered to throughout the work.

1.3. Quality assurance requirements are identified and adhered to in accordance with workplace requirements.

1.4. Site is inspected to determine layout and physical condition, condition of structure, prevailing weather conditions, equipment requirements and potential hazards.

1.5. Safety equipment is identified, selected and checked for serviceability in accordance with workplace requirements.

1.6. Certification of suitability of structure to support the safety system is obtained.

2. Prepare for work.

2.1. Work procedures and instructions for the task are identified.

2.2. Materials, tools and equipment, including personal protective equipment, are selected and checked for serviceability.

2.3. Fall protection and perimeter protection equipment is inspected and installed, ensuring adequacy for work and conformance to regulatory requirements.

2.4. Roof safety system is installed in accordance with workplace and regulatory requirements.

2.5. Appropriate signage and barricades are selected and installed.

3. Perform work on roof.

3.1. Access from ground to work area is checked to ensure it is safe and in accordance with regulatory requirements.

3.2. Fall protection and personal safety requirements are applied in accordance with regulatory requirements.

3.3. Manual handling of materials and equipment is undertaken in accordance with regulatory requirements.

3.4. Roof materials and equipment are located on roof, ensuring that they are safely secured and distributed to eliminate risk of distorting or collapsing the building framework.

3.5. Safety system is checked periodically for compliance with regulations in accordance with workplace procedures, and faults are reported.

3.6. Risk control measures are monitored to ensure that they are effective and appropriate to the task and work environment.

3.7. Risk control measures are reassessed, as required, in accordance with changed work practices and/or site conditions, and alterations are undertaken within scope of authority.

4. Clean up.

4.1. Safety system is dismantled in accordance with sequence and removed from work site.

4.2. Work area is cleared and materials disposed of or recycled in accordance with state and territory legislation and workplace procedures.

4.3. Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and workplace procedures.

4.4. Documentation is completed in accordance with workplace requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCPCM2035A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC32411 - Certificate III in Plumbing
  • CPC20811 - Certificate II in Metal Roofing and Cladding
  • CPC32511 - Certificate III in Plumbing (Mechanical Services)
  • CPC32811 - Certificate III in Fire Protection
  • CPC32711 - Certificate III in Gas Fitting
  • CPC30811 - Certificate III in Roof Tiling
  • CPC32611 - Certificate III in Roof Plumbing