1. Student and trainer details
2. Qualification and unit of competency
Unit of competency
Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
3. Assessment Submission Method
☐ By hand to trainer/assessor ☐ By email to trainer/assessor
☐ Online submission via Learning Management System (LMS)
☐ Any other method _________________________________________________
(Please describe here)
4. Student declaration
· I have read and understood the information in the Unit Requirements prior to commencing this Student Pack
· I certify that the work submitted for this assessment pack is my own. I have clearly referenced any sources used in my submission. I understand that a false declaration is a form of malpractice;
· I have kept a copy of this Student Pack and all relevant notes, attachments, and reference material that I used in the production of this Student Pack;
· For the purposes of assessment, I give the trainer/assessor permission to:
· Reproduce this assessment and provide a copy to another member of staff; and
· Take steps to authenticate the assessment, including communicating a copy of this assessment to a plagiarism checking service (which may retain a copy of the assessment on its database for future plagiarism checking).
Student signature: ________________________________
5. Assessment Plan
The student must be assessed as satisfactory in each of the following assessment methods in order to demonstrate competence in a variety of ways.
Evidence number/ Task number
Assessment method/ Type of evidence/ Task name
Sufficient evidence recorded/Outcome
Assessment task 1
Knowledge Test (KT)
S / NS (First Attempt)
S / NS (Second Attempt)
Assessment task 2
Skills Test (ST)
S / NS (First Attempt)
S / NS (Second Attempt)
C ☐ NYC ☐
6. Completion of the Assessment Plan
Your trainer is required to fill out the Assessment Plan Outcome records above, when:
· You have completed and submitted all the requirements for the assessment tasks for this cluster or unit of competency.
· Your work has been reviewed and assessed by your trainer/assessor.
· You have been assessed as either satisfactory or unsatisfactory for each assessment task within the unit of competency.
· You have been provided with relevant and detailed feedback.
Every assessment has a “Feedback to Student” section used to record the following information. Your trainer/assessor must also ensure that all sections are filled in appropriately, such as:
· Result of Assessment (satisfactory or unsatisfactory)
· Student name, signature and date
· Assessor name, signature and date
· Relevant and detailed feedback
7. Unit Requirements
You, the student, must read and understand all of the information in the Unit Requirements before completing the Student Pack. If you have any questions regarding the information, see your trainer/assessor for further information and clarification.
Pre-Assessment Checklist: Task 1 – Knowledge Test
The purpose of this checklist
The pre-assessment checklist helps students determine if they are ready for assessment. The trainer/assessor must review the checklist with the student before the student attempts the assessment task. If any items of the checklist are incomplete or not clear to the student, the trainer/assessor must provide relevant information to the student to ensure they understand the requirements of the assessment task. The student must ensure they are ready for the assessment task before undertaking it.
Section 1: Information for Students
☐ Make sure you have completed the necessary prior learning before attempting this assessment.
☐ Make sure your trainer/assessor clearly explained the assessment process and tasks to be completed.
☐ Make sure you understand what evidence is required to be collected and how.
☐ Make sure you know your rights and the Complaints and Appeal process.
☐ Make sure you discuss any special needs or reasonable adjustments to be considered during the assessment (refer to the Reasonable Adjustments Strategy Matrix – Appendix A and negotiate these with your trainer/assessor).
☐ Make sure that you have access to a computer and the internet (if you prefer to type the answers).
☐ Make sure that you have all the required resources needed to complete this assessment task.
☐ The due date of this assessment task is in accordance with your timetable.
☐ In exceptional (compelling and compassionate) circumstances, an extension to submit an assessment can be granted by the trainer/assessor. Evidence of the compelling and compassionate circumstances must be provided together with your request for an extension to submit your assessment work.
☐ The request for an extension to submit your assessment work must be made before the due date.
Section 2: Reasonable adjustments
I confirm that I have reviewed the Reasonable Adjustments guidelines and criteria as provided in Appendix A and attached relevant evidence as required and select the correct checkbox.
☐ I do require reasonable adjustment
☐ I do not require reasonable adjustment
Declaration (Student to complete)
☐ I confirm that the purpose and procedure of this assessment task has been clearly explained to me.
☐ I confirm that I have been consulted about any special needs I might have in relation to the assessment process.
☐ I confirm that the criteria used for this assessment has been discussed with me, as have the consequences and possible outcomes of this assessment.
☐ I confirm I have accessed and understand the assessment information as provided in the Training Organisation’s Student Handbook.
☐ I confirm I have been given fair notice of the date, time, venue and/or other arrangements for this assessment.
☐ I confirm that I am ready for assessment.
Student Name: ______________________________________
Student Signature: ___________________________________
Assessment method-based instructions and guidelines: Knowledge Test
· Written Questions
Instructions provided to the student:
Assessment task description:
· This is the first (1) assessment task you must successfully complete to be deemed competent in this unit of competency.
· The Knowledge Test is comprised of twelve (12) written questions
· You must respond to all questions and submit them to your Trainer/Assessor.
· You must answer all questions to the required level, e.g. provide an answer within the required word limit, to be deemed satisfactory in this task
· You will receive your feedback within two (2) weeks, and you will be notified by your Trainer/Assessor when your results are available.
· All knowledge tests are untimed and are conducted as open book assessment (this means you can refer to your textbook during the test).
· You must read and respond to all questions.
· You may handwrite/use a computer to answer the questions.
· You must complete the task independently.
· No marks or grades are allocated for this assessment task. The outcome of the task will be Satisfactory or Not Satisfactory.
· As you complete this assessment task, you are predominately demonstrating your written skills and knowledge to your trainer/assessor.
Resubmissions and reattempts:
· Where a student’s answers are deemed not satisfactory after the first attempt, a resubmission attempt will be allowed.
· The student may speak to their trainer/assessor if they have any difficulty in completing this task and require reasonable adjustments.
· For more information, please refer to the Training Organisation’s Student Handbook.
· This assessment task may be completed in:
☐ a classroom
☐ learning management system (i.e. Moodle),
☐ or an independent learning environment.
· Your trainer/assessor will provide you with further information regarding the location for completing this assessment task.
Instructions for answering the written questions:
· Complete a written assessment consisting of a series of questions.
· You will be required to answer all the questions correctly.
· Do not start answering questions without understanding what is required. Read the questions carefully and critically analyse them for a few seconds; this will help you to identify what information is needed in the answer.
· Your answers must demonstrate an understanding and application of the relevant concepts and critical thinking.
· Be concise, to the point and write answers within the word-limit given to each question. Do not provide irrelevant information. Remember, quantity is not quality.
· You must write your responses in your own words.
· Use non-discriminatory language. The language used should not devalue, demean, or exclude individuals or groups based on attributes such as gender, disability, culture, race, religion, sexual preference or age. Gender-inclusive language should be used.
· When you quote, paraphrase, summarise or copy information from other sources to write your answers or research your work, always acknowledge the source.
Purpose of the assessment
This assessment task is designed to evaluate student’s knowledge essential to construct, assemble and install timber external stairs in a range of contexts and industry settings and knowledge regarding the following:
· Knowledge of the jurisdictional work health and safety (WHS) and environmental legislation and regulations relating to carrying out general demolition of minor building structures, including
· job safe work method statements (SWMSs)
· safety data sheets (SDSs)
· safety manuals and instructions for plant, tools and equipment
· signage and barricades
· personal protective equipment (PPE)
· environmental and work site safety plans
· safety analyses (JSAs)
· Knowledge of the requirements of Australian Standards and the National Construction Code (NCC) relating to carrying out general demolition of minor building structures
· Knowledge of the workplace requirements for all aspects of carrying out general demolition of minor building structures including interpreting work orders and other task documentation and reporting problems
· Knowledge of the common industry hazard identification and risk controls for carrying out general demolition of minor building structures, including safe handling of materials and machinery, and the use of signage and barriers
· Knowledge of the environmental requirements for carrying out general demolition of minor building structures, including those relating to:
· clean-up protection
· noise and dust
· waste management
· Knowledge of the processes for selection of appropriate tools, equipment and materials for carrying out general demolition of minor building structures
· Knowledge of the techniques and processes for safely and effectively planning and carrying out dismantling or demolition work in accordance with legislation and codes of practice
· Knowledge of the recognition and safe handling of materials and building component parts, and methods for salvage or disposal, including:
· bonded asbestos
· reconstituted timber products
· Knowledge of the recognition and safe handling of materials and building component parts, and methods for salvage or disposal
· Knowledge of the processes for demolition of minor building structures, including:
· detached carports
· external sections of buildings (walls, cladding, attached carports, decks and roofs)
· internal sections of buildings (walling, lining, built-in components and wet area)
· pergolas and patios
· retaining walls and fences
· small concrete structures
· small ground level buildings
· Knowledge of the processes for demolition of types of construction, including:
· metal framing
· timber framing
· Knowledge of the processes for managing risks, including:
· in areas below floors
· identification, relocation or disconnection of services
· loads supported by walls
· security, and public health and safety
· weatherproofing of the structure
· existing services, including:
· telephone and other communications
· Knowledge of the requirements for cleaning up work area and tools, materials storage and environmentally friendly waste management.
· This is an individual assessment.
· To ensure your responses are satisfactory, consult a range of learning resources and other information such as handouts, textbooks, learner resources etc.
· To be assessed as Satisfactory in this assessment task, all questions must be answered correctly.
Assessment Task 1: Knowledge Test
Provide your response to each question in the box below.
Answer the following questions
1.1 What is jurisdictional work health and safety (WHS) and its importance in relating to carrying out general demolition of minor building structures.
1.2 What are environmental legislation and regulations relating to carrying out general demolition of minor building structures.
1.3 What is Job Safety Analysis (JSA)? Write your answer in 40-80 words.
1.4 Explain the term safe work method statement (SWMSs) in carrying out general demolition of minor building structures.
1.5 Explain Safety data sheets and its necessity in carrying out general demolition of minor building structures.
1.6 Write necessary safety manuals and instructions for plant, tools and equipment.
1.7 Identify the situations in which signage and barricades are implemented.
1.8 Write down the most important personal protective equipment (PPE) required on a demolition site.
1.9 Explain the following environmental and work site safety plans:
· Dust control plan
· Noise control plan
1.10 Identify the most popular demolition site signs and record their type and requirements in the table provided.
Answer the following questions: 2.1 What are the requirements for compliance and conformance according to National Construction Code (NCC)? Write your answer in 30-50 words.2.2 How can you differentiate between NCC and Australian standards? Write your answer in 100-150 words.
What are the workplace requirements for all aspects of carrying out general demolition of minor building structures? Write your answer in 50-75words.
4.1 Write the examples of common industry hazards for carrying out general demolition of minor building structures.4.2 Explain the process of risk controls for carrying out general demolition of minor building structures.4.3 What are the factors considered when choosing suitable control measures?
Answer the following questions regarding environmental requirements to carry out general demolition of minor building structures5.1Elaborate the safe practises for the clean-up phase in the general demolition of minor building structures.5.2How can noise and dust be controlled during the general demolition of minor building structures? Make a list of five (5) safety precautions for each.5.3Write the potential method for reducing hand arm vibration in a demolition project? Answer in 100-150 words5.4What are the key objectives of any demolition waste management plan? Write your answer in 30-50 words.
Answer the following question: 6.1 What are the different tools, equipment and materials for carrying out general demolition of minor building structures?6.2 Explain different conditions or factors on which selection of appropriate tools, equipment and materials depends.
Identify the techniques and procedures contractors must follow to prepare and carry out dismantling or demolition work safely and efficiently in compliance with regulations and codes of practise. Answer in 50-100 words.
Complete the following table to recognise and safe handle of materials and building component parts and methods for salvage or disposal.Building componentSafe handling practices (Any Two)Disposal method(Any Two)Bonded AsbestosBrickworkConcreteGlassMetalReconstituted timber productsTilesTimber
Answer the following question to explain the process of demolition of minor building structures.
9.1 What are the basic steps included in the process of demolition of the detached carport.
9.2 Write the proper steps for demolishing external and internal sections of buildings.
9.3 What is the procedure for the demolition of pergola?
9.4 How to demolish a small ground level building structure?
9.5 Explain the methods for demolishing the concrete structures.
9.6 Explain the process of demolishing of wall.
9.7 Elaborate the procedure for the demolition of retaining wall and fences
Complete the following table to demonstrate your knowledge about demolition of mentioned construction types below: Construction Type Demolishing process (50-100 words)Blockwork / Brickwork ConcreteMetal Framing Timber framing
Complete the following table for safety steps to manage the risk associated with the demolition process related to the following construction types.Construction Type Risk Management steps (Any Two (2))Areas below floorsidentification, relocation or disconnection of services including:ElectricityGasTelephone and other communicationsWater Loads supported by walls Security, and public health and safety Weatherproofing of the structure
What are the requirements for cleaning up work areas and tools, materials storage and how would you manage waste management in an environmentally friendly manner? Answer in 100-150 words.
Assessment Results Sheet
Outcome (make sure to tick the correct checkbox):
Satisfactory (S) ☐ or Not Satisfactory (NS) ☐
Date: _______(day)/ _______(month)/ _______(year)
Outcome (please make sure to tick the correct checkbox):
Satisfactory (S) ☐ or Not Satisfactory (NS) ☐
Date: _______(day)/ _______(month)/ _______(year)
· I declare that the answers I have provided are my own work. Where I have accessed information from other sources, I have provided references and/or links to my sources.
· I have kept a copy of all relevant notes and reference material that I used as part of my submission.
· I have provided references for all sources where the information is not my own. I understand the consequences of falsifying documentation and plagiarism. I understand how the assessment is structured. I accept that the work I submit may be subject to verification to establish that it is my own.
· I understand that if I disagree with the assessment outcome, I can appeal the assessment process, and either re-submit additional evidence undertake gap training and or have my submission re-assessed.
· All appeal options have been explained to me.
☐ Vocational competencies at least to the level being delivered
☐ Current relevant industry skills
☐ Current knowledge and skills in VET, and undertake
☐ Ongoing professional development in VET
I declare that I have conducted an assessment of this student’s submission. The assessment tasks were deemed current, sufficient, valid and reliable. I declare that I have conducted a fair, valid, reliable, and flexible assessment. I have provided feedback to the student.
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The outcome of this assessment has been entered into the Student Management System
on _________________ (insert date)
by (insert Name) __________________________________
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