Construct jigs and fixtures

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 LMFFM3033B, 'Construct jigs and fixtures'.
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. Identify the purpose of the jig or fixture

1.1. Purpose of the jig or fixture and the equipment it is to be used on is established

1.2. Proposed service life of jig or fixture is established

1.3. Tolerances allowed are identified

1.4. Materials for jig construction are established

1.5. Quality requirements for each stage of the construction process are identified

2. Plan jig or fixture construction

2.1. Plan of proposed jig or fixture is produced

2.2. Approval of design is gained through workplace procedures

2.3. Steps or stages in production are planned, noting check points for measurements and tests

3. Collect materials and equipment

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

3.2. Sufficient materials to complete the project are assembled ready for use

3.3. Suitable work area is selected

3.4. Hand and/or power tools are identified and checked for serviceability and assembled in work area

3.5. Appropriate equipment required is identified and checked for serviceability

4. Construct the jig or fixture

4.1. Production plan is followed to construct the jig or fixture

4.2. Tools and equipment are used in accordance with workplace procedures

4.3. Quality checks are conducted at the identified points

4.4. Modifications are identified and recommended within workplace procedures

4.5. Modifications to the plan are documented and followed

4.6. Jig or fixture is checked for fitness for purpose

5. Clean up work area and maintain equipment

5.1. Any faulty and/or defective equipment is isolated and reported to appropriate persons

5.2. Material which can be reused is collected and stored

5.3. Waste and scrap are removed following workplace procedures

5.4. All tools, equipment and personal protective equipment are cleaned, maintained and appropriately stored

5.5. Work area is cleaned in accordance with workplace procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

LMFFM3033B appears in the following qualifications:

  • LMF30302 - Certificate III in Furniture Making
  • LMF21208 - Certificate II in Stained Glass and Lead Lighting
  • LMF30502 - Certificate III in Furniture Making (Wood Machining)
  • LMF31408 - Certificate III in Musical Instrument Making and Repair
  • LMF31708 - Certificate III in Stained Glass and Lead Lighting
  • LMF32109 - Certificate III in Cabinet Making
  • LMF31308 - Certificate III in Coopering