This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to connect and install storage tanks to a domestic water supply.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
CPCPWT3020A

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 and give instructions; record test results in writing; use language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences; use and interpret non-verbal communication, such as hand signals; - literacy skills to: complete workplace documentation; read and interpret: documentation from a variety of sources and plans and specifications; record test results in writing; - 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; relate to people from a range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds and with varying physical and mental abilities; - technical skills to: determine system requirements for installation of a static storage tank and identify and report faults in tools, equipment and materials, and; - technology skills to: access and understand site-specific instructions in a variety of media and use mobile communications technology.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - characteristics and application of different pipe fittings and fixture supports, including fixing and joining techniques; - function and operation of a range of taps and valves; - job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements (SWMS); - levelling and alignment processes; - pressure test systems and procedures; - procedures for accessing information and processes for calculating material requirements; - process for connecting static storage tanks; - relevant statutory requirements related to the connection of static storage tanks; - SI system of measurement; - structural systems, building materials and building services, and; - workplace and equipment safety requirements.

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