Splice and connect timber members

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 RIICTB306D, 'Splice and connect timber members'.
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. Plan and prepare to spice and connect timber members

1.1 Access, interpret and apply splice and connect timber members documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

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

1.3. Select and wear correct personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities

1.4. Identify, address and report hazards, risks and environmental issues and implement control measures

1.5. Confirm and apply environmental protection and safety requirements

1.6. Obtain, interpret and implement traffic management signage requirements

1.7. Select and check for faults plant, tools and equipment to carry out tasks

1.8. Identify, confirm, safely handle and locate, ready for use, materials required for the work application

1.9. Obtain and interpret emergency procedures, and be prepared for fire/accident/emergency

2. Install temporary supports

2.1. Locate and level bed logs in place

2.2. Install temporary header

2.3. Position toms and jacks on the bed logs

2.4. Install temporary bracing

2.5. Loosen or cut connectors to piles to allow movement and access

2.6.Jack bridge structure clear of pile

3. Splice and connect

3.1. Select and measure timber components

3.2. Face timber members in readiness for joining

3.3. Apply durability treatments to the members

3.4. Apply preservatives to the faced sections

3.5. Fit splicing plate

3.6. Install connectors to the members

3.7. Remove temporary supports after members are secured in place

4. Clean up

4.1. Clear work area and dispose of or recycle materials

4.2. Clean, check, maintain and store machinery, tools and equipment