Blend and test binding mixes

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 FPIWPP3219B, 'Blend and test binding mixes'.
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 for blending

1.1. Applicable Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to blending and testing binding mixes are identified and followed

1.2. Work order is reviewed and checked with appropriate personnel

1.3. Type and quantity of ingredients to form the binding mix to be blended is acquired from storage

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

1.5. Blending process is selected and planned in line with site procedures

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

2. Blend and test binding mix

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

2.2. Blend cycles are set in line with organisational requirements

2.3. Ingredients and additives are measured and blended ensuring minimum wastage in line with site and environmental requirements

2.4. Blend is transferred to appropriate storage location or production equipment without contamination through transfer lines

2.5. Addition rate of additives are monitored and pumps adjusted

2.6. Samples of blend are regularly taken for testing to check tack and adhesion properties in line with standard operating procedures

2.7. Test results are interpreted and adjustments made to achieve desired properties

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

2.9. Blending process and equipment faults are recorded and reported to the appropriate personnel

3. Maintain and clean equipment

3.1. Blending, storage and transfer equipment is cleaned to organisation requirements

3.2. Pumps are turned off and equipment flushed in line with organisational standard operating procedures

3.3. Excess blended material and additives are disposed of in line with statutory requirements

3.4. Equipment and ingredients are stored in line with statutory requirements

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPIWPP3219B appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI30405 - Certificate III in Wood Panel Products