Prepare and interpret sketches and drawings

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 FPICOT3204B, 'Prepare and interpret sketches and drawings'.
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. Identify and select correct sketch or drawing

1.1. Applicable occupational health and safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to preparing and interpreting sketches and drawings are identified and followed

1.2. Sketches or drawings are obtained and confirmed in line with job requirements and site procedures

1.3. Notes and sketches or drawings are interpreted, checked and validated for correct application and omissions are determined in line with site procedures

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

2. Interpret sketch or drawing detail

2.1. Sketches or drawing features are accurately identified and interpreted to provide a three-dimensional picture of components, assemblies or structures

2.2. Sketches or drawings are used to orientate and fit components or assemblies as required

2.3. Dimensions and tolerances are interpreted to correctly measure, select, mark or set up items or equipment

2.4. Areas of insufficient detail are identified and reported in line with site procedures

3. Prepare sketch or drawing

3.1. Items to be drawn are identified to ensure clear communication of requirements in line with site procedures

3.2. Drawing views are selected to present required information with minimal drawing complexity in line with site standards

3.3. Sketches or drawings are correctly and clearly drawn in line with customer expectations, site and industry conventions and standards

3.4. Sketch and drawing preparation and interpretation activities are recorded and reported to the appropriate personnel

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPICOT3204B appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI30805 - Certificate III in Woodmachining
  • FPI30505 - Certificate III in Timber Manufactured Products
  • FPI30705 - Certificate III in Sawdoctoring
  • FPI30910 - Certificate III Timber Truss and Frame Design and Manufacture
  • FPI30605 - Certificate III in Timber Merchandising