This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan and use levelling equipment to establish, record and apply those levels to the plumbing and services industry.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
CPCPCM2047A

Prerequisites

CPCPCM2043A - Carry out WHS requirements

Assessment

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - determine requirements, follow instructions and access information; - enable clear and direct communication, using questioning to identify and confirm requirements, share information, listen and understand; - use language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences; - use and interpret non-verbal communication, such as hand signals; - initiative and enterprise skills to identify and report to appropriate personnel any faults in tools, equipment or materials; - complete workplace documentation; - read and interpret: plans and specifications; documentation from a variety of sources; - numeracy skills to apply measurements and calculations; - planning and organising skills to plan and set out work; - technical skills to operate levelling equipment to read, record, establish and check: levels: horizontal, vertical and at gradient used for the placement of plumbing and services; recording levels at specific points along a set out; recording and checking levels in drainage and sanitary excavations and plumbing services; - teamwork skills to work with others to action tasks and relate to people from a range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds and with varying physical and mental abilities, and; - technology skills to: access and understand site-specific instructions in a variety of media; use mobile communication technology.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - different types of levelling equipment, their applications and their method of operation; - how to access relevant information, including codes and technical standards; - job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements (SWMS); - process of establishing, recording and checking levels and alignment; - relevant statutory requirements related to establishing, recording and checking levels; - simple calculations relating to carrying out levelling; - SI system of measurements, and; - workplace and equipment safety requirements.

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