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Unit of competency details

CPCCPD3027 - Remove and apply wallpaper (Release 3)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to CPCCPD3027A - Apply wallpaperSupersedes and equivalent to CPCCPD3027A Apply wallpaper. 26/Nov/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
3 (this release) 22/Jun/2021
(View details for release 2) 23/Dec/2020
(View details for release 1) 27/Nov/2020


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 040325 Painting, Decorating And Sign Writing  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 040325 Painting, Decorating And Sign Writing  27/Nov/2020 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 3

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 6.4.

Correction to Training Package title in the Modification History from CPC Property Services to CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 1.

Release 2

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 5.1.

Minor edits to formatting.

Release 1

This version first released with CPC Property Services Training Package Release 5.0.

Supersedes and is equivalent to CPCCPD3027A Apply wallpaper. Minor title change. Updated to meet the Standards for Training Packages 2012.

Application

This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to apply wallpaper to walls of different materials to form a protective and decorative finish.

A person who has achieved this unit of competency would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing these tasks with a high degree of self-direction.

Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work.  Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Unit

CPCCWHS2001

Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Unit Sector

Painting and Decorating

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe what needs to be done to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1

Plan and prepare.

1.1

Review work instructions for details of requirements to apply wallpaper.

1.2

Plan all work to meet relevant requirements of work health and safety (WHS), Commonwealth and state or territory legislation, environmental plans and obligations, manufacturers’ specifications, and workplace requirements.

1.3

Prepare plan for hanging wallpaper.

1.4

Select and fit personal protective equipment (PPE) as required for each task.

1.5

Inspect work site, assess hazards and apply risk controls, including required signage and barricades.

1.6

Identify the types and quantities of materials required for the task and safely prepare and position ready for use.

1.7

Check wallpaper for conformity to pattern number, batch number and other shading requirements.

1.8

Select tools and equipment, check for serviceability and report any faults.

2

Remove wallpaper and prepare surface.

2.1

Determine type, condition and nature of existing wallpaper.

2.2

Select surface preparation method in accordance with environmental, finish and substrate requirements.

2.3

Remove wallpaper using appropriate tools.

2.4

Prepare surfaces by removing loose debris.

2.5

Repair surface defects and imperfections, and stop, fill and sand to smooth finish.

2.6

Conduct adhesion test and take any required remedial action.

3

Prepare to apply wallpaper.

3.1

Seal wall using appropriate material.

3.2

Prepare adhesives in accordance with safe workplace procedures.

3.3

Apply size coating to work area and allow to dry.

4

Apply wallpaper/lining paper to walls and ceilings.

4.1

Apply wallpaper/ lining paper ensuring an even surface, seams are butted, paper is plumb and pattern matches.

4.2

Trim accurately around fittings.

4.3

Remove residue for a clean finish.

5

Clean up.

5.1

Clean-up, meeting all legislative and workplace requirements for safety, waste disposal, materials handling and protection of the environment.

5.2

Clear work area, reuse or recycle materials and place waste and unwanted materials into job waste bins or rubbish stockpile.

5.3

Check and maintain tools and equipment and clean with appropriate solvents.

5.4

Dispose of waste and water and solvents used in cleaning tools and equipment in an environmentally sustainable manner.

5.5

Store tools, equipment and unused materials in accordance with workplace practices.

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Unit Mapping Information

Supersedes and equivalent to CPCCPD3027A Apply wallpaper.

Links

Companion volumes to this training package are available at the VETNet website - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=7e15fa6a-68b8-4097-b099-030a5569b1ad

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 3

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 6.4.

Correction to Training Package title in the Modification History from CPC Property Services to CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 1.

Release 2

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 5.1.

Minor edits to formatting.

Release 1

This version first released with CPC Property Services Training Package Release 5.0.

Supersedes and is equivalent to CPCCPD3027A Apply wallpaper. Minor title change. Updated to meet the Standards for Training Packages 2012.

Performance Evidence

To demonstrate competency, a candidate must meet the performance criteria of this unit by:

  • removing a minimum of six square metres of wallpaper
  • preparing and applying a minimum of six square metres of lining paper
  • preparing and applying a minimum of six square metres of vinyl wallpaper
  • preparing and applying a minimum of six square metres of unpasted wallpaper.

In removing this wallpaper, the following procedures, products and techniques must be included:

  • dry stripping
  • soaking
  • steam stripping

In applying this wallpaper, a minimum of the following must be included:

  • walls and internal and external corners
  • a reveal
  • a window
  • an arch
  • walls containing power points and switches
  • a ceiling to a minimum of three metres by three strips wide
  • one set pattern
  • one drop pattern
  • one random pattern.

All work must be performed to the standard required in the workplace and must meet the requirements of work health and safety (WHS), Commonwealth and state or territory legislation, manufacturers’ specifications, and environmental plans and obligations.

Knowledge Evidence

To be competent in this unit, a candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • safety requirements relevant to applying wallpaper
  • environmental requirements relevant to applying wallpaper
  • painting and decorating terminology
  • use and application of woven and non-woven wallpaper
  • plans, drawings and specifications relevant to applying wallpaper
  • plans for hanging wallpaper
  • common wallpapering defects
  • compatibility of preparatory materials and wallpaper
  • types of wallpaper:
  • borders
  • lining paper
  • unpasted and ready pasted wallpapers (simplex and duplex)
  • vinyl wallpaper
  • washable wallpaper
  • paste on wall
  • types of wallpaper adhesives:
  • cellulose
  • latex
  • acetate
  • starch
  • other special adhesive blends
  • preparation for wallpaper applications for walls:
  • set plaster
  • flat surfaces
  • curved surfaces
  • surface preparation for:
  • fibre cement products
  • fibrous plaster
  • medium density fibre board
  • plasterboard
  • lined surface
  • rendered surface
  • types, characteristics, uses and limitations of tools and equipment relevant to applying wallpaper
  • procedures used to apply straight pattern match, drop pattern match and random match wallpapers
  • use of laser levels relevant to applying wallpaper
  • procedures, products and techniques associated with removal of wallpaper, including:
  • dry stripping
  • soaking
  • steam stripping
  • processes for the calculation of material requirements relevant to applying wallpaper
  • quality requirements relevant to applying wallpaper
  • surface preparation techniques for the application of wallpaper
  • types and properties of wall coverings and their suitability to various substrates
  • types, uses and limitations of commonly used wallpaper adhesives
  • wallpaper hanging processes and techniques.

Assessment Conditions

Assessors must meet the requirements for assessors contained in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations.

This unit must be assessed:

  • in the workplace or a close simulation of the workplace environment, provided that simulated or project-based assessment techniques replicate construction workplace conditions, materials, activities, responsibilities and procedures.
  • using realistic tasks or simulated tasks, relevant specifications and work instructions, standard work practices, safety requirements and environmental constraints.

Links

Companion volumes to this training package are available at the VETNet website - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=7e15fa6a-68b8-4097-b099-030a5569b1ad