Install laminate and engineered timber flooring

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 LMFFL2501A, 'Install laminate and engineered timber flooring'.
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 materials for installation

1.1. Applicable legislative, OHS and organisational requirements relevant to the installing laminate and engineered timber flooring are verified and complied with

1.2. Workplace health and safety requirements, including personal protection needs, are observed throughout the work

1.3. Instructions and/or plans are read and interpreted to identify process required to complete work tasks

1.4. Sub-floor condition is assessed for suitability for installation of laminate and engineered timber flooring

1.5. Tools, equipment and materials are selected and checked prior to use to ensure that they are appropriate for the work, serviceable and in a safe condition

1.6. Sequence of work is planned, including the selection of a starting point, to ensure efficiency and quality of installation

2. Set out materials for installation

2.1. Laminate and engineered timber flooring is acclimatised according to manufacturer recommendations

2.2. Laminate and engineered timber flooring for fixing is organised and used in accordance with relevant safety management requirements

2.3. Skirting boards or cover trims are removed or undercut if required and stored for refitting or sent for machining

2.4. Adhesives and edge strips are prepared for use as required

2.5. Working lines and starting point are established

3. Lay out flooring

3.1. Instructions and sequence for laying and fixing are followed

3.2. Appropriate underlay is laid according to manufacturers' recommendations

3.3. Laminate and engineered timber flooring is laid out to meet directional sequence, pattern match, specification requirements and to minimise waste and joins

3.4. The aesthetics of the materials are maximised including matching grains and colours

3.5. Laminate and engineered timber flooring materials are accurately and clearly marked for cutting

3.6. Materials are cut to length and size for final laying ensuring minimum waste

4. Lay flooring

4.1. Materials for fixing are organised and used in accordance with relevant safety management requirements

4.2. Adhesives and edge strips/accessories are prepared for use as required

4.3. Fixing methods and equipment are used following manufacturer recommendations

4.4. Appropriate field and perimeter expansion joints are allowed

4.5. Skirting boards or cover trims are fitted/refitted and finished

4.6. Finished job is inspected and any imperfections are rectified following workplace procedures

4.7. Any required preparations for sanding of flooring are made

5. Complete housekeeping

5.1. Unused materials are stored or recycled as required

5.2. Tools and equipment are cleaned and stored appropriately

5.3. Work area is cleaned and rubbish is disposed of appropriately

5.4. Workplace documentation is completed

Qualifications and Skillsets

LMFFL2501A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LMF10108 - Certificate I in Furnishing
  • LMF31208 - Certificate III in Flooring Technology
  • LMF20908 - Certificate II in Flooring Technology