This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to disconnect and reconnect services from Type A gas appliances operating on natural gas (NG), or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), or tempered liquefied petroleum gas (TLPG) up to 200kPa.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
CPCPGS3053A

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 instructions; inform relevant authorities and supervisors of completion of job; 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 data in writing; - numeracy skills to apply measurements and calculations; - planning and organising skills to: plan and set out work and plan work with others; - 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 disconnect and reconnect Type A gas appliances from mechanical services, gas, water, air and other services to allow replacement, repair or maintenance, 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: - electrical safety and requisite precautions; - how to access relevant information, including codes and technical standards; - ignition and combustion principles relating to conveyed materials or materials used in confined work spaces; - job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements(SWMS); - procedures for disconnecting and reconnecting Type A gas appliances; - properties of gas, gas safety, combustion principles, pressure and flow rates; - relevant statutory requirements related to disconnecting and reconnecting Type A gas appliances; - SI system of measurements, and; - workplace and equipment safety requirements.

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As part of a course

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