Install expansion joints

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 LMFFL2504A, 'Install expansion joints'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for work

1.1. Applicable legislative, OHS and organisational requirements relevant to the installation of expansion joints to timber and engineered flooring are verified and complied with

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

1.3. Timber and engineered flooring is assessed for the type, number and installation requirements of expansion joints consistent with Australian Standards, industry standards and manufacturer recommendations

1.4. Suitable expansion joints, cover strips, fixings and adhesives, are selected as required.

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 position of each expansion joint, to ensure efficiency and quality of installation

2. Set out expansion joints for installation

2.1. Expansion joints are positioned according to the requirements of the flooring type, manufacturer specifications and Australian Standards.

2.2. Timber or metal mouldings or cork expansion strip for fixing are organised and used in accordance with relevant safety management requirements

2.3. Adhesives and fixings, are prepared for use as required

2.4. Working lines and starting point are established

3. Prepare expansion joints

3.1. Instructions and sequence for cutting and fixing are followed

3.2. Timber or metal mouldings are laid out to meet directional sequence, pattern match, specification requirements and to minimise waste and joins as appropriate

3.3. The aesthetics of the materials are maximised where appropriate, matching grains and colours

3.4. Timber or metal moulding or cork expansion strip materials are accurately and clearly marked for cutting

3.5. Timber or metal moulding or cork expansion strip is cut to length and size for final fixing ensuring minimum waste

4. Install expansion joints

4.1. Timber or metal mouldings or cork expansion strip for fixing are organised and used in accordance with relevant safety management requirements

4.2. Adhesives, mechanical fixings are prepared for use as required

4.3. Fixing methods and equipment are used following manufacturer recommendations

4.4. Timber or metal mouldings or cork expansion strip are fitted to perimeter wall expansion gaps, expansion joints in the body of the flooring or transitions of the timber or engineered flooring

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

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 disposed of appropriately

5.4. Workplace documentation is completed

Qualifications and Skillsets

LMFFL2504A appears in the following qualifications:

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