Form board

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 FPIWPP3204B, 'Form board'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Form board' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for forming

1.1. Applicable Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to form board are identified and followed

1.2. Work order is reviewed and checked with appropriate personnel

1.3. Type and quantity of flakes or fibre is assessed and acquired from the stockpile or storage bins

1.4. Equipment is selected appropriate to work requirements and checked for operational effectiveness in line with manufacturer's recommendations

1.5. Forming process is planned in line with site procedures

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

2. Form board

2.1. Pre start-up checks are carried out on equipment in line with site requirements

2.2. Stock tanks are maintained at the correct levels in line with organisational requirements

2.3. Spreader stations are adjusted to provide material delivery in line with required board cross-section distribution

2.4. Operational condition and set-up of former is checked to confirm mat condition

2.5. Forming equipment is checked for defects and positioned to load press in line with operating procedures

2.6. Former and forming line are started, operated and adjusted to produce board in line with organisational requirements

2.7. Slitters/saws are set to cut formed mat to width and length

2.8. Sub-standard board is rejected and disposed of in line with site procedures and environmental requirements

2.9. Faults requiring emergency shutdown are detected and action taken to rectify the problem

3. Shut down and clean equipment

3.1. Material is cleared from conveyor belts prior to shut-down in accordance with site procedures

3.2. Shutdown procedures are coordinated with other line operators and followed in accordance with OHS legislation and site procedures

3.3. Routine post operational checks are conducted in accordance with organisational standard operating procedures

3.4. Areas around conveyors and forming stations are cleared of material spillage

3.5. Spreading stations, formers and forming lines are cleaned internally and externally in accordance with organisational requirements

3.6. Processing and equipment faults are recorded and reported to the appropriate personnel

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPIWPP3204B appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI30405 - Certificate III in Wood Panel Products