This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fabricate and install fire hydrant and hose reel systems.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
CPCPFS3031A

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: - communication skills to: access information; determine requirements; enable clear and direct communication, using questioning to identify and confirm requirements, share information, listen and understand; follow and give 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; - literacy skills to: complete workplace documentation; read and interpret: documentation from a variety of sources and plans and specifications; record test results in writing; - numeracy skills to apply measurements and calculations; - planning and organising skills to: plan and sequence tasks with others and 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; - technical skills to fabricate, install and test fire hydrant pipework from a main, or branch into main, to a hose reel system, and; - technology skills to: 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 joining techniques; - excavation processes and procedures; - job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements (SWMS); - levelling and alignment processes; - materials and assemblies relevant to installation of fire hydrant and hose reel systems; - pressure test systems and procedures; - process of fabricating and installing fire hydrant and hose reel systems; - relevant statutory and authority requirements related to fabricating and installing fire hydrant and hose reel systems; - SI system of measurements, and; - workplace and equipment safety requirements.

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As part of a course

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