This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select, install and test gas consumer piping carrying natural gas (NG), 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:
CPCPGS3056A

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; 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 determine pipe requirements and install and test gas piping systems where the installation conforms to relevant Australian standards or requirements of the local regulatory authority, and; - technology skills to: access and understand site-specific instructions in a variety of media; use mobile communication technology.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - characteristics of piping materials, joining methods, fittings and sealants; - electrical safety and requisite precautions; - how to access relevant information, including codes and technical standards; - job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements(SWMS); - material requirements determination process; - procedures for installing and testing gas piping systems, including brazing and mechanical pipe jointing; - properties of gas, gas safety, combustion principles, pressure and flow rates; - relevant statutory requirements related to installing and testing gas piping systems; - SI system of measurements, and; - workplace and equipment safety requirements.

Where to next?

As part of a course

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