Lay pavers

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 RIICRC303D, 'Lay pavers'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Lay pavers' 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. Plan and prepare for work to lay pavers

1.1 Access, interpret and apply paver laying documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

1.2 Obtain, read, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements

1.3 Identify and address potential risks, hazards and environmental issues, and implement control measures

1.4 Select and wear correct personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities

1.5 Identify, obtain, confirm and implement signage and barrier requirements

1.6 Select and check for faults all plant, tools and equipment to carry out tasks

1.7 Identify and survey area and location of paving from job drawings

1.8 Calculate paving requirements and select material to meet required finish of surface and pattern

1.9 Stockpile materials safely and within proximity to the work area

2. Prepare to lay paving

2.1 Set out location and shape of paving area to dimensions from job drawings

2.2 Carry out excavation to specified depth, allowing for base and thickness of unit

2.3 Position drainage pipes in sub-soil to local regulations

2.4 Prepare sub-soil and footing in accordance with specifications

2.5 Select base material in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications for identified substrate

2.6 Clean surface free of loose material and dust where paving is to be bonded to substrate

3. Lay pavers

3.1 Position edge boards to set out and specifications

3.2 Spread sand and aggregate, and compact to specifications

3.3 Grade paving surface, where drainage is necessary, to fall evenly without ponding to outlets or surface run off system provided

3.4 Mix mortar for masonry paving to specifications

3.5 Cut pavers to form edges ensuring fit and minimum wastage of material

3.6 Lay paving units to designed pattern and required fall

3.7 Complete edges to specification

3.8 Complete compaction, mortaring and sweeping work to specifications

3.9 Maintain finish level across junctions between different levels

4. Clean up

4.1 Finish paving clean to requirements

4.2 Clear work area and dispose of or recycle materials

4.3 Clean, check, maintain and store tools and equipment