Select and apply appropriate compounds and additives

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 LMFFL2103A, 'Select and apply appropriate compounds and additives'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify the subfloor properties

1.1. Applicable legislative, OHS and organisational requirements relevant to the use of appropriate compounds and additives, are verified and complied with

1.2. Instructions and/or plans are read and interpreted to identify the process required to complete work tasks

1.3. Appropriate personal protective equipment is selected, correctly fitted and used

1.4. The type of floor/wall construction and the building floor/wall structure and sub-structure are identified

1.5. Datum lines are run and checked to confirm dimensions

1.6. Timber and/or concrete flooring inspections are completed to identify irregularities

1.7. Wall inspections are completed to identify irregularities

2. Select appropriate compounds and additives

2.1. Types of floor and wall preparation compounds and additives and their functions are identified from relevant information sources

2.2. Sub-floors/walls are checked for contamination, moisture content, plane, smooth and suitable preparation

2.3. Suitable compounds and additives are selected consistent with the needs of the job

3. Prepare compounds and additives

3.1. Tools, equipment and materials are selected and checked prior to use to ensure that they are appropriate for the work, serviceable and in a safe condition

3.2. Selected compounds and additives for application are organised and prepared in accordance with relevant safety management requirements

3.3. The method of application is selected

3.4. Sequence of work is planned to ensure the application of appropriate compounds and additives is in logical order

4. Apply compounds and additives

4.1. Working lines are established and starting point is selected

4.2. Mixing station is established and selected compounds and additives are mixed to manufacturer instructions

4.3. Selected compounds and additives are applied to the sub-floor surface following manufacturer instructions

4.4. Sub-floors are inspected and reworked as required

5. Clean up work area and tools

5.1. All tools are cleaned, maintained and stored

5.2. Equipment is cleaned, maintained and stored

5.3. Work area is cleared and waste removed

Qualifications and Skillsets

LMFFL2103A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LMF10108 - Certificate I in Furnishing
  • LMF31208 - Certificate III in Flooring Technology
  • LMF20908 - Certificate II in Flooring Technology