Pack products

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 FPICOT2231B, 'Pack products'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Pack products' 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. Prepare for packing

1.1. Applicable occupational health and safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to packing products are identified and followed

1.2. Number of items, type of material to be packed, and method of transport are selected from work orders in line with site procedures

1.3. Material to be packed is assessed for strength, flexibility and liability to damage during the packing process or when being moved

1.4. Planned pack sizes and weights are consistent with handling systems at despatch and delivery site

1.5. Communication with others is established and maintained in line with OHS requirements

2. Pack orders

2.1. Packing material is selected to suit the specific order requirements

2.2. Standard site packing methods that meet relevant regulations and site requirements are applied in line with site procedures

2.3. Stacking, bracing and strapping methods are selected to provide strength and minimise damage during transport

2.4. Labelling methods are selected and applied in line with site procedures

2.5. Bracing and strapping waste material is minimised and dealt with in line with site procedures, manufacturer recommendations and environmental requirements

3. Modify packing of routine orders

3.1. Changes to type or quantity of material to be packed are assessed

3.2. Transport or packing methods are reviewed or altered

3.3. Pack handling problems or material damage as a result of changes are reported and corrected

3.4. Changes resulting in potential major problems are reviewed with the customer

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPICOT2231B appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI20405 - Certificate II in Wood Panel Products
  • FPI20505 - Certificate II in Timber Manufactured Products
  • FPI20305 - Certificate II in Sawmilling and Processing