Make an object from metal

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 MSAPCII298A, 'Make an object from metal'.
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 job requirements

1.1. Specifications for metal item are identified from work instructions

1.2. Design is interpreted to determine process, tool, equipment and materials requirements

1.3. OH&S requirements are considered and observed throughout the workplace

2. Prepare for work

2.1. Suitable work area is selected for the task

2.2. Work area is prepared according to OH&S and ergonomic requirements

2.3. Appropriate tools, equipment and materials are selected in accordance with the specifications determined for the work

2.4. Equipment and machinery is cleaned, checked, and prepared for operation in accordance with OH&S requirements and workplace procedure

2.5. Potential hazards associated with the use of tools, equipment, materials and the workplace are identified and steps taken to eliminate them in accordance with OH&S legislative requirements and established workplace procedures.

2.6. Where required , records are kept in accordance with workplace requirements

3. Produce work

3.1. Dimensions are transferred from job specifications and/or drawings or sketches and material is marked out to conform to specifications and templates are formed using appropriate machinery or tools

3.2. Edges and surfaces are prepared according to specifications.

3.3. Components are joined according to project requirements

3.4. Work is checked for conformance with specifications.

3.5. Non-conformity with specifications or quality standard is rectified

3.6. Work is finished according to specifications and quality standards

4. Complete work

4.1. Completed work is checked against required quality standards

4.2. Unused materials are returned to storage and waste and scrap are dealt with following workplace procedures

4.3. Work area is cleaned, tools and equipment are returned to storage

4.4. Where required, documentation and records are completed and maintained following workplace procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSAPCII298A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA21210 - Certificate II in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Manufacture)
  • MSA10107 - Certificate I in Manufacturing (Pathways)
  • MSA20208 - Certificate II in Manufacturing Technology