This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fabricate and install roof drainage components and rainwater goods for commercial and residential roof 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 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 accurately 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 select, fabricate, joint and install gutter and downpipe systems to effectively drain a roof to an authorised discharge point, 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: - capacity of fabrication machinery involved in the production of roof drainage components; - capillary action, thermal expansion and fabrication techniques to prevent leaking installations; - characteristics of various metals and finishes; - corrosion prevention treatment requirements of cut sheets; - design concepts and performance measures for roof drainage components; - electrolysis and problems associated with the use of dissimilar metals; - job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements (SWMS); - joining of materials; - processes of fabricating, jointing and fixing roof drainage components; - relevant WHS regulations and fall protection codes and requirements; - relevant statutory requirements related to fabricating and installing roof drainage components; - SI system of measurement, and; - types of fasteners, fixings and sealants and their application to the fabrication and installation of roof coverings.

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