Build and maintain timber stacks

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 FWPCOT3264, 'Build and maintain timber stacks'.
Google Links
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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 to stack timber.

1.1 Review work order to identify timber stack site plan.

1.2 Identify and follow safe work procedure for building and maintaining timber stacks.

1.3 Conduct a risk assessment in line with site requirements to address hazards and faults and to ensure safety of self, others and proposed timber stack, taking avoidable loss into account.

1.4 Follow traffic management plan.

1.5 Use safety gear and equipment in line with work health and safety (WHS) and site requirements.

1.6 Communicate with others as required, to ensure safety requirements are met, in line with site procedures.

1.7 Identify personal limitations related to building a timber stack and seek assistance as required, in line with site procedures.

2. Build timber stack.

2.1 Inspect timber to ensure it meets labelled or expected content and report non-compliant material to supervisor, in line with site and safety requirements.

2.2 Choose appropriate bearers to create required space for powered mobile plant to lift the stack.

2.3 Build the stack, check bearers and restrain timber in line with site requirements.

2.4 Manage maximum height of stack to suit environment and weather conditions, in line with industry safety standards and site requirements.

2.5 Identify problems and faults and report to supervisor in line with site procedures.

3. Maintain timber stack.

3.1 Perform routine checks as stack is built and during life of stack, and report defects to appropriate personnel in line with site requirements.

3.2 Repair timber stack as required, in line with site procedures and scope of own job role.

3.3 Store, reuse, recycle or dispose of waste material in line with site procedures and environmental requirements.

3.4 Complete and maintain workplace records and documentation according to site requirements.