Encoffin the deceased person

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 SIFMWK001A, 'Encoffin the deceased person'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Encoffin the deceased person' 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




Prepare to encoffin the deceased person.


Identify and prepare encoffining area and appropriate instruments and equipment according to workplace policies and procedures, and relevant legislation.


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


Identify correct coffin or casket and check for serviceability and correct preparation.


Identify and assess considerations for encoffining the deceased person.


Check identity of the deceased person against nameplate and encoffining instructions.


Encoffin the deceased person.


Apply manual handling procedures to lift the deceased person into coffin or casket.


Arrange the deceased person in coffin or casket according to work instructions.


Undertake final check of presentation and arrangement of the deceased person and make adjustments as required.


Seal or close coffin or casket according to work instructions and customise with mementos, special handles or accessories as required.


Secure nameplate and trimming accessories and undertake final check for presentation and accuracy.


Perform engraving.


Identify engraving requirements according to workplace policies and procedures.


Select and prepare appropriate engraving tools and equipment according to job requirements, workplace policies and procedures, and relevant legislation.


Select item to be engraved and prepare engraving surface for setting out process.


Select appropriate fonts and lettering set out and transfer to engraving surface.


Engrave lettering and decorative ornamental work to set out design according to job requirements.


Clean up.


Clean engraving surface according to workplace policies and procedures.


Dispose of waste material according to workplace policies and procedures.


Clean and store tools and equipment according to workplace policies and procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SIFMWK001A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIF20108 - Certificate II in Funeral Operations
  • SIF30308 - Certificate III in Funeral Operations
  • SIF40208 - Certificate IV in Embalming