This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare basic designs and irrigation drawings for domestic irrigation systems.

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 performance criteria: - 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; - compile list of materials; - complete workplace documentation; - read and interpret: documentation from a variety of sources; plans and specifications; - record information; - technical skills to design and draw a domestic urban irrigation system; - 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; - 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: - job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements (SWMS); - process and workplace requirements for basic irrigation design; - processes for accessing information and for calculating material requirements; - properties of water, including pressure and flow rates; - relevant statutory and authority requirements related to drawing and installing irrigation systems; - SI system of measurement; - specifications of the range of irrigation products available; - standards applicable to the installation; - technologies for irrigation measurement and drawings; - various types of irrigation systems, including types of materials and components used; - workplace and equipment safety requirements.

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