Prepare surfaces for finishing

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 LMFFF2004B, 'Prepare surfaces for finishing'.
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



1. Prepare for surface preparation

1.1. Characteristics of the surface and the required surface coating materials are identified

1.2. OHS requirements, including personal protection needs, are observed throughout the work

1.3. Tools and equipment required, related engineering controls identified and set up

1.4. Sources of contamination in work area are identified and excluded

1.5. Workplace procedures for surface preparation are identified and followed according to the surface and surface coating materials being used

2. Prepare surfaces

2.1. Surfaces are prepared according to workplace procedures and specification

2.2. Surface preparation is checked for conformity with workplace specifications throughout the process

2.3. Rectification of surface preparation faults are made as required

2.4. Products are inspected and approved for suitability for further processing

2.5. Defects are rectified and/or reported in accordance with workplace procedures

3. Clean work area and maintain equipment

3.1. Prepared products are packed, stored and labelled ready for next process

3.2. Equipment used is cleaned and inspected for serviceable condition and stored appropriately

3.3. Unserviceable equipment is tagged, faults are identified and appropriate personnel are informed

3.4. Chemicals used are stored or disposed of correctly according to regulations

3.5. Work area is cleaned ready for next process or task

Qualifications and Skillsets

LMFFF2004B appears in the following qualifications:

  • LMF30302 - Certificate III in Furniture Making
  • LMF21308 - Certificate II in Coopering
  • LMF30202 - Certificate III in Furniture Finishing
  • LMF10108 - Certificate I in Furnishing
  • LMF20309 - Certificate II in Furniture Making
  • LMF30502 - Certificate III in Furniture Making (Wood Machining)
  • LMF20202 - Certificate II in Furniture Finishing
  • LMF32109 - Certificate III in Cabinet Making
  • LMF31308 - Certificate III in Coopering