Hand mould products

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 PMC552024C, 'Hand mould products'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Hand mould products' 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. Assemble and prepare the mould or former

1.1. Establish a safe working environment to procedures

1.2. Identify and prepare the appropriate mould or former

1.3. Level and secure the mould or former to procedures

1.4. Check that the base is stabilised and correctly mounted as required to facilitate rolling or turning out

1.5. Position inserts or loose pieces as required

1.6. Apply the correct stripping agent

2. Mould materials

2.1. Prepare the material mix or obtain the material from the batch preparation unit

2.2. Provide an adequate supply of material to meet production requirements

2.3. Introduce material to the workpiece cavity and compact to procedures

2.4. Check inserts or loose pieces and secure to avoid movement during moulding

2.5. Employ safe working practices consistent with procedures

2.6. Roll and strip/turn out the component for finishing

3. Finish the component/ product

3.1. Repair defects occurring during the moulding process

3.2. Remove inserts or loose pieces and replace in mould or former

3.3. Prepare the surface of the component for the application of any surface finishes

3.4. Cure or dry the components to specification

3.5. Return mould and/or segments for re-use or storage in accordance with requirements

4. Rectify routine problems

4.1. Identify the range of faults that can occur during the operation

4.2. Determine and rectify fault causes according to procedures

4.3. Identify and rectify equipment failure causes according to procedures

4.4. Make sure appropriate records and log books of equipment operations are maintained to meet procedures

4.5. Identify non-routine problems and report to designated person

5. Inspect and store components

5.1. Inspect component for defects

5.2. Store the component to specifications and procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

PMC552024C appears in the following qualifications:

  • PMC30110 - Certificate III in Manufactured Mineral Products
  • PMC20110 - Certificate II in Manufactured Mineral Products
  • PMC40110 - Certificate IV in Manufactured Mineral Products