This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to assemble mechanical services components for heating and cooling systems prior to their installation.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
CPCPMS2021A

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; report faults; 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; - 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 and assemble mechanical services components prior to installation in heating, cooling and ventilation systems, 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 materials used in the required assembly; - classification of assembly types and identification of assembly components; - job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements (SWMS); - levelling and alignment processes; - mechanical and hydraulic principles; - personal protective equipment characteristics and use; - operation requirements of equipment used for fabricating and assembling components; - SI system of measurement; - types of fasteners, fixings and sealants; - WHS regulations relevant to assembly of irrigation components, and; - workplace operating procedures, including required standards for assembly.

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