CPCPDR2023A - Maintain effluent disinfection systems

Unit code: CPCPDR2023A | Study level: TAFE
CPCPCM2043A - Carry out WHS requirements
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to maintain chlorine disinfection systems for domestic treatment plants.


For Melbourne campuses

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:

  • communication skills;
  • initiative and enterprise skills to identify and report to appropriate personnel any faults in tools, equipment or materials;
  • literacy skills;
  • 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 maintain an effluent disinfection system for the treatment of secondary effluent in a domestic treatment plant or installations identified by regulatory authorities as requiring an effluent disinfection system, and;
  • technology skills.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.

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