Set up and operate in-line mail machine

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 ICPCBF209, 'Set up and operate in-line mail machine'.
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.

1. Prepare for job

1.1 Job specifications are read and interpreted from job documentation or process control system

1.2 Job is signed off by printers

1.3 Mailing procedures are identified from job specifications

1.4 Materials are checked and in correct order for job and all sheets are in correct position for barcode scanning if required

1.5 All tracks and conveyor belts are clean and clear

1.6 Work area is safe and ready for production, according to safety requirements

2. Set up job

2.1 Mail type is identified from job specifications

2.2 Number and type of inserts are identified

2.3 Job specifications are entered into console

2.4 Settings are checked against job specifications before production starts

3. Monitor operation

3.1 Machine is jogged to ensure correct positioning and hopper feed operation

3.2 All sections of the machine are monitored to ensure optimum operation

3.3 Envelopes are manipulated and fanned to ensure they move efficiently through the machine

3.4 Folds, inserts and envelopes are continuously monitored for defects, and defects are put aside for remake

3.5 Materials are checked and hoppers reloaded as required

3.6 Adjustments are made when quality standards are not met

3.7 Sequence is monitored according to job specifications

3.8 Number of spoils is documented according to enterprise procedures

4. Identify and rectify problems

4.1 Sequence or inserter errors are identified and barcodes checked, and changes entered into console, if required

4.2 Tracks, conveyors and sensors are cleaned and cleared if lags and jams occur

4.3 Any machine consumables needing replacement are replaced or adjusted with a minimum of downtime

4.4 Faulty performance of equipment is identified and reported according to enterprise procedures

4.5 Wastage is monitored, kept to a minimum and correctly disposed of according to enterprise quality standards

5. Pack envelopes

5.1 Completed envelopes are unloaded and checked for quality

5.2 Completed packages are packed into labelled trays and Australia Post labels are affixed according to job specifications

5.3 Sequence numbers and postcodes are in correct pre-sort order ensuring job continuity

5.4 Job is reconciled and documented and supervisor is notified if job does not reconcile

5.5 Machine is cleared and stock put away