This unit covers planning, preparing and installing pipework and assemblies.

Unit details

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


MEM09002B - Interpret technical drawing

MEM12023A - Perform engineering measurements

MEM18001C - Use hand tools

MEM18002B - Use power tools/hand held operations


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: - interpreting and following information on specifications, standard operating procedures and other applicable reference documents; - planning and sequencing installation; - preparing the site; - preparing joining surfaces; - purging pipework and assembly; - capping and sealing pipework and assembly; - installing enclosure/hanging /supporting assemblies; - assembling and installing pipework and ancillaries, and; - testing installed pipework and rectifying leaks.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - installation techniques; - site and safety requirements; - cleaning procedures and the applications and precautions for using solvents/cleaning material; - purging techniques, applications and precautions; - capping/sealing pipework and assembly methods; - identification of location/layout of pipework and assemblies and application and characteristics of enclosure/hanging/supporting systems; - pipework, ancillary installation and joining procedures; - leak testing applications and uses; - regulations and legislative requirements; - hazards and control measures; - use and application of personal protective equipment, and; - safe work practices and procedures.

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