This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to weld/braze metals associated with the fabrication, installation and repair of plumbing components and systems, using oxy-acetylene equipment.

Unit details

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


CPCPCM2043A - Carry out WHS requirements


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: - access information; - determine requirements; - enable clear and direct communication, using questioning to identify and confirm requirements, share information, listen and understand; - follow instructions; - 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: documentation from a variety of sources; plans and specifications; - numeracy skills to apply measurements and calculations; - planning and organising skills; - 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; - technical skills to weld mild steel plate, non-ferrous materials and pipe by oxy-acetylene welding; - access and understand site-specific instructions in a variety of media, and; - use mobile communication technology.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - dangers associated with oxy-acetylene welding in the fabrication and installation of plumbing systems; - effect of heat on the properties and shape of welded metals; - job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements (SWMS); - operating principles of oxy-acetylene welding equipment; - organisational quality procedures and processes within the context of oxy-acetylene welding; - SI system of measurement, and; - workplace and equipment safety requirements, including relevant statutory regulations, codes and standards.

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