This unit specifies the competency required distinguish, select and fabricate drainage, water and gas tubing and pipes for a range of simple plumbing jobs and in accordance with job, organisational and legal requirements.

Unit details

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


CPCCOHS1001A - Work safely in the construction industry


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: - speaking and listening, including when fabricating simple plumbing pipe systems as well as when receiving and confirming task instructions and requirements; - reading and interpreting documents, drawings and specifications; - solve problems to ensure installations are compliant with plumbing regulations; - plan and organise work including to obtain work instructions and sequence tasks, and to test plumbing tube and pipe systems for compliance; - use technology to use and maintain tools and equipment effectively and safely, and; - work cooperatively as a team member.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - purpose of fabricating simple plumbing pipe systems; - correct terminology used when fabricating simple plumbing pipe systems; - workplace safety requirements and OHS legislation; - methods of fabricating simple plumbing pipe systems in the plumbing industry, and; - relevant legislation and regulations relating to fabricating simple plumbing pipe systems including Australian standards and plumbing codes, and for occupational health and safety.

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