Use plumbing hand and power tools

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 CPCPCM2046A, 'Use plumbing hand and power tools'.
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


Identify hand and power tools.


Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements associated with the use of plumbing hand and power tools are adhered to throughout the work.


Quality assurance requirements for company operations are identified and adhered to.


Types of hand and power tools and their functions are identified.


Power sources and access to power supply are identified.


Select appropriate hand tools.


Appropriate personal protective equipment is selected, fitted and used.


Hand toolsare selected consistent with the needs of the job.


Hand tools are checked for serviceability and safety and any faults reported to supervisor according to workplace requirements.


Equipment is selected to secure, position or support material for hand tools application.


Use appropriate hand tools.


Material is located and secured in position for hand tool application.


Hand tools are safely and effectively used according to their intended use.


Hand tools are safely located when not in immediate use.


Select appropriate power tools.


Appropriate personal protective equipment is selected, correctly fitted and used.


Power toolsare selected consistent with the needs of the job according to conventional work practice.


Power tools are visually checked for tags, serviceability and safety according to WHS requirements and any faults are reported to supervisor according to enterprise procedures.


Equipment is selected to secure, position or support materials for power tool application.


Use appropriate power tools.


Material is located and secured in position for power tool application.


Power tools are safely and effectively used in application processes.


Power tools are safely located when not in use.


Sustainability principles and concepts are observed when preparing for and undertaking work process.


Clean up work area


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


Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored according to manufacturer recommendations and workplace procedures.


Informationis accessed and documentation completed according to workplace requirements.