This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install and test split system air conditioning.

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; - 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 identify and accurately report to appropriate personnel any faults in tools, equipment or materials, and; - technology skills to: access and understand site-specific instructions in a variety of media; use mobile communication technology; undertake preparatory work that may be needed, including penetration through building structure, installation of structural supports and installation of plinths.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - characteristics and application of different assemblies, including fixing and jointing techniques and methods; - effective isolation processes and procedures; - electrical safety requirements; - environmental impact of gases and Environment Protection Authority (EPA) requirements; - job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements (SWMS); - materials handling techniques; - WHS regulations relevant to the work activity; - personal protective equipment requirements and use; - operating principles of air conditioning and refrigeration systems; - processes of installing and testing split air conditioning systems; - SI system of measurement, and; - statutory requirements.

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