Weigh loads

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 FPICOT3203B, 'Weigh loads'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Weigh loads' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for weighing

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

1.2. Work order is reviewed and clarified with appropriate personnel

1.3. Material acceptable for despatch or delivery is identified and checked with work order

1.4. Vehicles delivering or collecting loads are identified, and documents and loads are checked

1.5. Load height and stability are checked to make sure they follow regulatory and site requirements

1.6. Weighing operations are assessed and checked for safe working conditions, and planned in line with site procedures and environmental requirements

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

2. Check, weigh and record loads

2.1. Weighing operations are conducted in line with work order, and environmental and OHS requirements

2.2. Gross and vehicle tare weights are identified or measured in line with regulatory and site procedures

2.3. Net weight is correctly calculated and recorded with other required delivery and despatch information

2.4. Confirmation of delivery and despatch records is obtained from driver

2.5. Documentation is accurately recorded and maintained in line with workplace procedures

3. Direct vehicles for loading and unloading

3.1. Loading and unloading information and instructions are identified and checked with work order

3.2. Potential and existing risks and hazards associated with directing vehicles are identified and controlled

3.3. Vehicles are clearly and accurately directed to loading and unloading areas

3.4. Despatch and delivery personnel are promptly notified of deliveries requiring loading and unloading

3.5. Vehicle movements are monitored to identify presence on site and attend as required to driver needs

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPICOT3203B appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI20305 - Certificate II in Sawmilling and Processing
  • FPI30405 - Certificate III in Wood Panel Products
  • FPI30305 - Certificate III in Sawmilling and Processing
  • FPI30605 - Certificate III in Timber Merchandising