Produce pointed timber products

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 FWPCOT2211, 'Produce pointed timber products'.
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



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.

1. Prepare for pointing operation

1.1 Review work order and where required check with appropriate personnel.

1.2 Select appropriate equipment and check for operational effectiveness in line with manufacturer's recommendations.

1.3 Plan pointing operations in line with work order.

2. Maintain pointing operation

2.1 Follow lock out procedures and adjust machinery to suit size and type of timber to be processed.

2.2 Use equipment in line with organisational safety procedures, manufacturer’s instructions environmental protection practices.

2.3 Produce posts and pegs at optimal rate consistent with material type, acceptable surface finish and equipment capability.

2.4 Monitor pointing operation to ensure consistency of product dimension, quality and finish in line with organisational quality standards.

2.5 Monitor shaving and sawdust removal system to ensure waste material is effectively controlled.

2.6 Coordinate supply of material with appropriate personnel and report timber faults.

2.7 Sort and process finished products in line with organisational procedures.

2.8 Identify routine processing and equipment faults and resolve or report to appropriate personnel.

3. Shut down operation

3.1 Shut down pointing operation in line with manufacturer’s recommendations.

3.2 Complete basic non-specialist maintenance for equipment in line with manufacturer’s recommendations.

3.3 Record and report equipment faults and maintenance requirements to appropriate personnel.

3.4 Clear work area and dispose of waste in line with environmental protection practices.

3.5 Complete production and quality records and report in line with organisational procedures.