Grade and mark logs

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 FPICOT3223B, 'Grade and mark logs'.
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. Prepare to evaluate logs

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

1.2. Site environmental protection measures are adhered to in line with relevant legislation and regulations

1.3. Work order is reviewed and clarified with appropriate personnel

1.4. Standards, specifications and lengths of timber products are identified and assessed for potential usage purposes

1.5. Log and wood characteristics are checked and logs to be graded and recovered are identified

1.6. Log grading and marking operations are checked for safe working conditions and planned in line with site procedures

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

2. Evaluate and mark logs

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

2.2. Log species is identified and assessed for suitability against standard industry specifications

2.3. Defects are identified and assessed for suitability against product specifications

2.4. Log is evaluated, graded and directed to best end use in line with specifications and site segregation code

2.5. Log is clearly and accurately marked for grading or cutting in line with site segregation code

2.6. Logs that cannot be safely processed by own personal skill are marked and reported in line with site procedures

3. Complete grading and marking of logs

3.1. Logs are measured and data recorded clearly and accurately in line with industry standards

3.2. Feedback on grading outcomes is received from appropriate personnel and queries are resolved using suitable interpersonal skills

3.3. Grading and marking results are recorded and reported in line with site procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPICOT3223B appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI30105 - Certificate III in Forest Growing and Management
  • FPI30205 - Certificate III in Harvesting and Haulage