This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install and test air heating, cooling and ventilation plenums or enclosures.

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 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; document pipeline system pressure test; 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 install and test an air handling plenum, which is part of an air heating, cooling and ventilation 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: - effect of machinery vibrations on structures, ducts and fittings; - electrical and safety requirements; - equipment installation techniques that limit the transfer of vibrations from plant and equipment to other components; - job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements (SWMS); - WHS regulations relevant to the work activity; - personal protective equipment requirements and use; - processes of installing and testing air handling units; - SI system of measurement; - statutory requirements; - techniques for setting out, assembly and fixing and jointing requirements for duct work systems, and; - testing, balancing and commissioning of air handling units.

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