Vacuum paint

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 FWPWPP3227, 'Vacuum paint'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Vacuum paint' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

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 vacuum painting process.

1.1 Work order is reviewed and checked with appropriate personnel.

1.2 Identify and follow safe work procedure for vacuum painting.

1.3 Acquire type and quantity of articles to be vacuum painted from storage location.

1.4 Check equipment for operational effectiveness in line with manufacturer's recommendations and site requirements.

1.5 Plan and select vacuum painting process, feed rates and paint in line with site procedures.

1.6 Load paint products in equipment in line with manufacturer's specifications and safe work procedure.

1.7 Manufacture and fit paint templates according to manufacturer's specifications and safe work procedure.

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

2. Vacuum paint.

2.1 Operate vacuum paint coater in line with recipes and manufacturer's recommendations.

2.2 Apply paint and continuously monitor and adjust flow rates and viscosity in line with site requirements.

2.3 Continuously monitor paint operations and wet film thickness, clearing blockages and filters to maintain paint coverage to specifications.

2.4 Regularly check products for surface quality and contamination in line with site requirements and take corrective action.

2.5 Remove sub-standard painted items from painting process and review for further action.

2.6 Calibrate test equipment and regularly test samples of paint.

3. Operate drying oven.

3.1 Start ovens and bring to operating temperature in line with manufacturer's specifications.

3.2 Monitor oven drying processes in line with standard operating procedures.

3.3 Reject and dispose of products with oven drying defects in line with site procedures and environmental requirements.

3.4 Adjust drying operations in response to paint adhesion test results.

4. Operate de-nibber.

4.1 Set up and start de-nibbing machine in line with manufacturer's recommendations.

4.2 Select and install profile flap brushes.

4.3 Process and assess sample strips.

4.4 Reject and dispose of products with de-nibber defects in line with site procedures and environmental requirements.

4.5 Adjust de-nibbing process in line with sample results.

4.6 Operate and monitor de-nibbing machine in line with standard operating procedures.

4.7 Investigate and resolve routine de-nibbing problems.

5. Shut down and clean equipment and record information.

5.1 Shut down equipment in coordination with other line operators and site procedures.

5.2 Turn off vacuum coater, dryer and de-nibber and flush equipment in line with standard operating procedures.

5.3 Dispose of excess paint and flushing liquid in line with statutory requirements and environmental regulations.

5.4 Store equipment and paint in line with statutory requirements and environmental regulations.

5.5 Record and report processing and equipment faults to appropriate personnel.