Receive and measure 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 FPICOT3227B, 'Receive and measure 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. Estimate log weights and volumes

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

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

1.3. Type and quantity of material to be received is inspected and checked for potential hazards, obstructions and spillage in line with site procedures

1.4. Length and average diameter of logs are measured

1.5. Estimated log weights and volumes are calculated in line with organisation formulas

2. Check, estimate and record loads

2.1. Trucks delivering loads are stopped, and documents and delivery records are checked

2.2. Load height and stability are checked for compliance with OHS regulations

2.3. Log species, size and quality acceptable for delivery are assessed

2.4. Weight and volume of each log are calculated and recorded

2.5. Processing of documentation and equipment faults are recorded and reported to the appropriate personnel

3. Weigh trucks

3.1. Gross weight is measured using the weighbridge in line with statutory regulations

3.2. Truck tare weight is obtained from existing records or need for weighing is noted

3.3. Truck tare weight is measured on departure using the weighbridge in line with statutory regulations

3.4. Net weight is calculated and recorded with type of logs delivered in line with site requirements

4. Direct trucks for unloading

4.1. Log yard personnel are notified of impending delivery and unloading requirements

4.2. Trucks are directed to unloading area in line with log classification

4.3. Truck movement is monitored and coordinated to ensure a safe operating environment

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPICOT3227B appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI30405 - Certificate III in Wood Panel Products
  • FPI30305 - Certificate III in Sawmilling and Processing