Install burial vaults

Formats and tools

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
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 SIFBCR005B, 'Install burial vaults'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria




Prepare to lay vaults.


Liaise with appropriate staff to identify and confirm work requirements.


Identify, prepare and use personal protective equipment according to workplace policies and procedures, and relevant legislation.


Select and assemble tools and equipment according to work requirements.


Check tools and equipment for serviceability and report faults according to workplace policies and procedures, and relevant legislation.


Identify safety hazards and take corrective action according to workplace policies and procedures, and relevant legislation.


Install drainage provisions in excavated vault areas according to plan details, workplace policies and procedures, and relevant legislation.


Install formwork in site according to workplace policies and procedures, and relevant legislation.


Install sub-base material in site and compact area to specified level and consistency.


Install waterproof membrane to area as required and according to manufacturer instructions and workplace policies and procedures.


Cut, place and tie reinforcement to area according to plan details and relevant legislation.


Apply release agent to formwork according to manufacturer specifications and relevant legislation.


Mix concrete.


Calculate volume of concrete required for vaults according to work requirements.


Determine proportions for concrete mix according to vault strength requirements.


Determine volume of dry materials to produce final concrete mix and mix to blend all materials.


Introduce sufficient water to produce a plastic concrete mix after making allowances for damp aggregates.


Place and finish concrete.


Check faults and take required corrective action prior to placing concrete.


Apply release agent to formwork according to manufacturer instructions.


Conduct concrete slump test to confirm specifications where required.


Place concrete to designated levels in a manner that avoids segregation of materials.


Consolidate concrete using approved vibration method according to workplace policies and procedures.


Screed concrete according to required level.


Prepare surface to required finish.


Use appropriate curing agent and method according to manufacturer instructions.


Clean equipment on completion according to workplace policies and procedures, and relevant legislation.


Complete installation.


Remove formwork and nails according to workplace policies and procedures, and relevant legislation.


Gather and place vault lids according to requirements.


Clean work area and store all equipment according to workplace policies and procedures, and relevant legislation.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SIFBCR005B appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIF40108 - Certificate IV in Funeral Services
  • SIF30208 - Certificate III in Gravedigging, Grounds and Maintenance