Press laminated ply

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 FWPWPP3222, 'Press laminated ply'.
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 pressing.

1.1 Review and check work order with appropriate personnel.

1.2 Identify hazards and control risk in the work area.

1.3 Acquire type and quantity of ply to be pressed from the assembly process.

1.4 Conduct pre-start checks on equipment in line with manufacturer's recommendations and site requirements.

1.5 Select pressing process in line with site procedures.

1.6 Communicate with relevant personnel as required, to ensure safety and production requirements are met.

2. Operate, monitor and report pressing process.

2.1 Set and adjust press cycle times, pressures, temperatures and product parameters to meet production requirements.

2.2 Assess assembled ply and check tack level before loading with defective assemblies returned for reworking.

2.3 Operate and monitor hot or cold press to press boards in line with site requirements.

2.4 Perform unload and reload cycles.

2.5 Regularly assess pressed and finished ply and action necessary changes to assembly and pressing processes.

2.6 Dispose of sub-standard pressed ply in line with site procedures and environmental requirements.

2.7 Record and report pressing process and equipment faults to appropriate personnel.

3. Unload, maintain and load press.

3.1 Open press in line with operating procedures.

3.2 Separate and remove ply and plates.

3.3 Load ply into transport or storage racks for cooling.

3.4 Monitor plate condition during unloading, clean and spray with release agent and remove defective plates for repair.

3.5 Stack assembled ply, plates and overlay panels in press to specified height or number and squareness.

3.6 Transfer finished ply for further processing in line with site requirements.