Test strength of joints

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 FPICOT3208B, 'Test strength of joints'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Test strength of joints' 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

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Prepare for testing

1.1. Applicable occupational health and safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to testing the strength of joints are identified and followed

1.2. Test specifications and equipment are identified, obtained and checked in line with work orders, site standards and procedures

1.3. Test samples are collected, prepared and recorded in line with quality assurance procedures

1.4. Potential problems are identified and resolved in line with site procedures

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

2. Test samples

2.1. Samples are tested in line with industry and site procedures

2.2. Test results are obtained and interpreted in line with industry and site procedures

2.3. Test reports are completed in line with site procedures

2.4. Samples are stored in line with customer, test authority and site requirements

3. Complete testing

3.1. Test results are reported and communicated in line with site standards

3.2. Potential faulty material is identified and controlled in conjunction with relevant personnel

3.3. Identified faults are reported and used to assist identification of production problems

3.4. Test sampling process is modified in response to identified problems and production changes

3.5. Testing outcomes are recorded and reported to the appropriate personnel


Qualifications and Skillsets

FPICOT3208B appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI30505 - Certificate III in Timber Manufactured Products
  • FPI30305 - Certificate III in Sawmilling and Processing