Bend and form cane

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 LMFFM2008B, 'Bend and form cane'.
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 work

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

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

1.3. Furniture design, tolerances, process, materials and quantities are determined from work instructions

1.4. Work sequence is planned

1.5. Procedures are determined for checking quality at each stage of the process

1.6. Suitable work area is selected for the task

1.7. Preparatory drawings/set-outs for tasks are completed where required

2. Complete bending and forming process

2.1. Tools, machines and equipment are used in accordance with safety requirements and manufacturers' specifications

2.2. Materials are visually inspected for flaws and faults

2.3. Cane is machine sanded to remove exterior blemishes, flaws or faults

2.4. Cane is prepared by straightening where required and marked for bending

2.5. Cane is heated in ovens in accordance with design/pattern bending requirements

2.6. Cane is bent in accordance with design/pattern requirements

2.7. Product is checked against plans at identified checkpoints to ensure compliance with specifications

2.8. Non-conformity with the required quality standards is rectified

3. Finalise operation

3.1. Faulty and/or defective equipment is tagged and reported in accordance with workplace practices

3.2. Work area is cleaned, hand and/or power tools and equipment are cleaned, maintained and stored in accordance with workplace procedures

3.3. Off-cuts and unused materials are collected and stored for reuse or disposed of following workplace procedures

3.4. Waste and scrap materials are dealt with following workplace procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

LMFFM2008B appears in the following qualifications:

  • LMF30302 - Certificate III in Furniture Making
  • LMF10108 - Certificate I in Furnishing
  • LMF20309 - Certificate II in Furniture Making
  • LMF30502 - Certificate III in Furniture Making (Wood Machining)