This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install approved prefabricated domestic treatment plants.

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; - complete workplace documentation; - read and interpret: documentation from a variety of sources; plans and specifications; - numeracy skills to apply measurements and calculations; - plan and sequence tasks with others; - plan and set out work; - 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; - correctly install an approved prefabricated domestic treatment plant; - excavate plant site for installation purposes; - identify and accurately report to appropriate personnel faults in tools, equipment or materials; - 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: - characteristics and application of different pipe fittings and fixture supports, including fixing and jointing techniques; - excavation processes and procedures; - job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements (SWMS); - levelling and alignment processes; - load lifting and handling procedures; - principles and techniques of effluent treatment and disposal; - processes for accessing information and for calculating material requirements; - regulations and requirements of regulatory authorities regarding effluent disposal and the installation of domestic treatment plants; - SI system of measurements; - standards applicable to the installation, and; - workplace and equipment safety requirements.

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