Purchase materials and consumables

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 LMFFT4011B, 'Purchase materials and consumables'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Purchase materials and consumables' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify purchasing requirements

1.1. Purchasing requirements are identified from material specifications, orders and instructions in accordance with workplace procedures

1.2. Purchasing requirements are prioritised, where required, in consultation with others

1.3. Quantities, quality of goods, price limitations and delivery requirements are determined or confirmed in consultation with appropriate personnel

2. Source materials and consumables

2.1. Source/s of materials and/or consumables are identified from workplace preferred supplier lists or through networks and knowledge of local and/or overseas suppliers

2.2. Difficulties in supply are reported in accordance with workplace procedures

2.3. Availability of supply is confirmed

3. Check costings

3.1. Alternative suppliers are contacted to check costings

3.2. Actual costs are compared to predicted costs

3.3. Any recommendations regarding alternative suppliers are communicated to appropriate personnel following workplace procedures

3.4. Delegation to order goods/materials/equipment is exercised

4. Purchase materials and consumables`

4.1. Capacity of supplier to meet price, quality and delivery expectations is checked

4.2. Purchase order/list is developed in accordance with workplace procedures

4.3. Order is placed with supplier and delivery schedules are confirmed

4.4. Appropriate orders and invoices are exchanged according to workplace procedures

5. Maintain and monitor material and consumable supplies

5.1. Stock is regularly monitored using inventory records and physical checks, where applicable, to ensure maintenance of supply

5.2. Up-to-date records of materials and consumables are maintained

5.3. Acquisition requirements are documented in accordance with workplace procedures

6. Liaise with other departments

6.1. Communication channels with other departments are established in accordance with workplace procedures

6.2. Liaison with other departments is conducted to ensure customer requirements are achieved

Qualifications and Skillsets

LMFFT4011B appears in the following qualifications:

  • LMF60308 - Advanced Diploma of Furniture Design and Technology
  • LMF50202 - Diploma of Furnishing Technology
  • LMF40308 - Certificate IV in Musical Instrument Making and Repair
  • LMF40202 - Certificate IV in Furnishing Technology
  • LMF40508 - Certificate IV in Furniture Design and Technology
  • CHC30808 - Certificate III in Education Support