Conduct basic scaffolding operations

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Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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
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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 RIIHAN211A, 'Conduct basic scaffolding operations'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Plan and prepare for scaffolding operations

1.1. Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to the work activity

1.2. Access and interpret work requirements

1.3. Develop the preliminary scaffolding plan in accordance with safety requirements

1.4. Confirm site preparation with other appropriate personnel and implement hazard control measures if necessary

1.5. Identify and select equipment consistent with work requirements

1.6. Check equipment is ready for use and report, label and repair any defects

1.7. Confirm scaffolding plan in accordance with Statutory/regulatory authorities and environmental requirements

2. Erect and maintain scaffolding

2.1. Erect scaffolding in accordance with safe work practices

2.2. Adhere to safety requirements at heights, on incomplete structures and in confined spaces

2.3. Install static lines when specified

2.4. Assemble and erect lifting device where specified

2.5. Inspect critical structural and safety areas and equipment periodically while in use to identify any variation from the plan and record inspection in inspection log

2.6. Perform alteration or repair to critical structural and safety areas and equipment

3. Dismantle scaffolding

3.1. Isolate scaffolding and appropriately sign and barricade to enable safe dismantling

3.2. Inspect, classify, label and dismantle scaffolding safely using the reverse procedure for erection

3.3. Clear work area and dispose of used and recycled materials in accordance with job specification, relevant statutory/regulatory authorities and environmental requirements

3.4. Clean and check equipment and store in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations and standard work practices