This unit of competency sets out the knowledge and skills required to apply principles of design for a sewerage pumping station system, using appropriate design standards.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessors must be satisfied that the candidate can competently and consistently perform all elements of the unit as specified by the associated performance criteria, including required skills and knowledge, and be capable of applying the competency in new and different situations and contexts within the timeframes typically expected of the discipline, work function and industrial environment. Specifically they must be able to: - Implement Occupational Health and Safety workplace procedures and practices including the use of risk control measures as specified in the performance criteria and range - Demonstrate the required knowledge and skills as described in this unit; - Demonstrate a representative body of performance criteria within a timeframe typically expected of the discipline, work function and industrial environment; and - Design sewerage pumping station systems, including: - identifying, analysing and defining sewerage pumping station design requirements, conditions and constraints; - identifying and interpreting legislative, environmental, business and project management requirements; - developing scenario options for future needs and conditions; - analysing a range of factors to determine catchment impacts; - planning, preparing and selecting options for system design; - managing and securing documentation to support and report project management; - evaluating, and consulting on proposals to gauge impact and support; - making recommendations on the planning and design requirements for sewerage pumping station systems.

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