This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to perform safe work practices when undertaking plumbing work on roofing structures.

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; - report faults; - use language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences; - use and interpret non-verbal communication, such as hand signals; - conduct a safety assessment of a roof work site; - identify and report to appropriate personnel any faults in tools, equipment or materials; - complete written workplace documentation; - document scope of work and work practices; - read and interpret: documentation from a variety of sources; plans and specifications; - numeracy skills to apply measurements and calculations; - planning and organising skills to plan and set out work; - technical skills to provide necessary safety measures, including the installation of a roof safety system; - 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: - job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements (SWMS); - nature of work undertaken on roofs; - processes of providing for safe work practices; - relevant statutory and regulatory authorities' requirements related to working safely on roofs; - risks associated with photovoltaic (solar) panels and systems; - roof safety equipment and systems and considerations to facilitate working safely on roofs, and; - SI system of measurement.

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