Set up and produce hand-bound book

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 ICPCBF465, 'Set up and produce hand-bound book'.
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

1.2 All necessary materials are assembled according to job specifications

2. Complete adhesive binding/tipping

2.1 Sheets are fanned and masked every 3-4 mm

2.2 Thin even coating of adhesive is applied on area of sheet designated for tipping

2.3 Correct adhesive is applied to achieve a good bond

2.4 Tipped sheet is accurately positioned

3. Number book

3.1 Sheets are placed in correct sequence and numbered correctly according to job specifications

3.2 Numbering machine is set for appropriate number of copies

3.3 Sheets are knocked up squarely without damage

4. Index book

4.1 Index is spaced correctly and evenly

4.2 Durable square, clean and neat cut tabs or cut-outs are constructed

4.3 Headings are constructed legible and permanent

5. Apply adhesive binding/padding by hand

5.1 Product is knocked up squarely to spine and head with boards inserted between pads

5.2 Spine folds are completely removed from sections in guillotine

5.3 Adequate spine margin is preserved

5.4 Appropriate number of saw cuts are made in work

5.5 Edge of spine is roughened sufficiently to improve adhesion

5.6 Thin even application of appropriate adhesive is applied

5.7 Book is fanned before gluing (except for pads) to ensure increased surface coverage

5.8 Thoroughness of adhesive is assessed after book has dried

6. Sew sections

6.1 Appropriate sewing supports are selected and spaced according to job specifications

6.2 Consistent thread tension is maintained during sewing

6.3 Sections are aligned at the head

6.4 Swelling is monitored and controlled

7. Forward book

7.1 Spine is glued, rounded and backed

7.2 Spine lining is attached

7.3 Text block is covered (board attached)

7.4 Text block is cased in

8. Block book

8.1 Image is blocked into required position according to job specifications

9. Hand finish book

9.1 Hand finish book according to job specifications

9.2 Typeface size and type are appropriate

9.3 Design is in keeping with the period of publication

9.4 Embellishment is evenly applied