Clean fabric upholstery

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 CPPCLO3024, 'Clean fabric upholstery'.
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.


Identify upholstery construction.


Job requirements are identified, upholstery is assessed, and yarn type and fibre form are identified and confirmed.


Weave type and texture style are determined by observation and tactile methods according to company requirements.


Assess and classify upholstery fabric.


Upholstery fabric sample is obtained and tested to identify fibre according to manufacturer specifications, company and health and safety requirements.


Fibre is inspected to determine probable dye methods used during manufacture.


Pre-existing conditions are identified and reported according to company requirements.


Colour-fastness of fabric upholstery is tested and any previously applied topical treatments are identified.


Assess furniture construction.


Backing materials and cushion filling are identified by opening cushioning where possible or inspecting behind buttons according to company requirements.


Filling material in piping is inspected and classified according to manufacturer specifications and company requirements.


Determine cleaning methods.


Type of soil is identified and cleaning techniques are selected according to company requirements.


Cleaning processes and expected outcomes are explained clearly to client and client approval to proceed is obtained.


Prepare to apply cleaning techniques to fabric upholstery.


Work site hazards are identified and risks controlled according to company, legislative, and health and safety requirements.


Health and safety requirements for the site and type of work to be undertaken are identified and applied to planning.


Personal protective equipment (PPE) is selected and used according to manufacturer specifications, and health and safety and company requirements.


Equipment is selected according to job requirements, checked for serviceability, and faults are rectified or reported before starting work.


Chemicals are selected and prepared according to manufacturer specifications, and health and safety and company requirements.


Signs and barricades are selected and installed according to health and safety, and company requirements.


Apply cleaning techniques to fabric upholstery.


Furniture and fittings are removed to allow cleaning tasks to be performed.


Soil is removed and fabric upholstery is cleaned according to manufacturer specifications and company requirements.


Tidy work site.


Collected soil and waste are disposed of according to client and company specifications, and legislative, environmental, and health and safety requirements.


Furniture and fittings are returned to original position according to client requests, work order, and health and safety requirements.


Signs and barricades are removed according to work order, and health and safety, and company requirements.


Clean and safety check equipment, and store equipment and chemicals.


Equipment and PPE are cleaned, safety checked and stored according to manufacturer specifications and environmental, health and safety, and company requirements.


Unused chemicals are stored or disposed of according to manufacturer specifications, and health and safety and company requirements.