This unit covers sourcing and purchasing/ordering materials/parts for installation or service jobs. It encompasses following job specification, using manufacturer's catalogues, making telephone, internet or email enquiries, selecting compliance materials and completing the necessary purchasing documentation.

Unit details

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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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 and knowledge: - enterprise communication methods; - work activities records; - enterprise purchasing system, and; - using basic computers and applications.

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