Chip or flake wood

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 FWPCOT2225, 'Chip or flake wood'.
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 chip or flake production

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

1.2 Identify type and quantity of wood to be chipped or flaked, assess condition and select from stockpile.

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

1.4 Plan chipping or flaking process in line with work order.

2. Produce chips and flakes

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

2.2 Start machines and feed systems and adjust to produce chip or flake size in line with work order.

2.3 Check chip or flake production regularly to ensure wood chips or flakes meet quality specifications.

2.4 Monitor conveyor operations and clear jams to ensure free flow and minimisation of waste material.

2.5 Direct output of chips or flakes to storage bins in line with prescribed fill levels.

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

2.7 Respond to critical situations requiring emergency shutdown to prevent personal injury or damage to machine or product.

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

3. Complete operator maintenance

3.1 Follow organisational safety procedures to lock out equipment.

3.2 Check blades and knives for faults, bluntness and damage.

3.3 Remove and replace blades and knives in line with manufacturer’s recommendations.

3.4 Dispose of used blades and knives in line with organisational procedures and environmental protection practices.

3.5 Clear dust and debris from machine area.

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