Make moulds and casts

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 CUVACD511A, 'Make moulds and casts'.
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

1. Evaluate mould-making and casting approaches

1.1 Research the theory and practice of mould making and casting in the context of own work

1.2 Evaluate the ways in which casting and moulding may be used in different contexts and for different purposes

1.3 Investigate current materials, technologies and options for mould making and casting

2. Design and make models for the mould-making and casting process

2.1 Evaluate the design and production limitations of a variety of models

2.2 Design a variety of forms suitable for the mould-making and casting process

2.3 Make a variety of forms based on own designs

2.4 Evaluate forms to assess aesthetic, functional and technical issues

2.5 Make patterns or models suitable for reproduction by mould making and casting

2.6 Prepare patterns or models for mould making and casting

3. Select mould-making and casting resources

3.1 Establish the mould-making and casting needs of specific work projects, including technical specifications, in consultation with relevant people

3.2 Select appropriate materials, tools and equipment for the project

3.3 Consider the particular safety issues that affect mould-making and casting work

3.4 Calculate correct quantities of materials, avoiding wastage where possible

4. Complete construction process

4.1 Use mould-making and casting materials to meet specific work needs

4.2 Select and use different techniques and equipment to achieve desired outcomes

4.3 Fabricate one-piece and multi-piece moulds that meet technical specifications

4.4 Achieve different outcomes and effects through experimentation with various materials

4.5 Determine and allow required curing and drying time

4.6 Recognise and resolve technical and design issues in the mould-making and casting process

4.7 Apply safe strategies for the use, maintenance and storage of mould-making and casting materials, tools and equipment

5. Evaluate work

5.1 Review items produced in terms of durability and quality of finish

5.2 Assess the work in terms of its creative and aesthetic objectives

5.3 Identify and act on the potential for adjustment and refinement in future work