Make a small furniture item from timber

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 MSMPCII296, 'Make a small furniture item from timber'.
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

Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element


Identify job requirements


Identify specifications for a small furniture item from work instructions


Interpret the design to determine tools, equipment and materials, space and work health and safety (WHS) requirements


Identify the cutting, joining and finishing requirements


Prepare for work


Select a suitable work area for the task


Prepare the work area to meet WHS and ergonomic requirements


Select appropriate tools, equipment and materials, including personal protective equipment (PPE), in accordance with specifications


Clean, check and adjust equipment and machinery in accordance with workplace procedures


Identify potential hazards associated with the use of tools, equipment and materials, and take appropriate safety precautions and/or report to supervisor


Keep records in accordance with workplace requirements


Produce work


Cut timber according to specifications and WHS requirements


Prepare edges and surfaces according to specifications and WHS requirements


Join timber pieces according to item specifications and WHS requirements


Check work against specifications at the identified checkpoints


Rectify any non-conformity with required specifications and quality standards


Finish work according to specifications and quality standards


Complete work


Check completed work against specifications and quality standards


Return unused materials to storage, and dispose of waste and scrap following workplace procedures


Clean the work area and return the tools and equipment to storage


Complete and file documentation following workplace procedures and communicate with the supervisor