This unit specifies the competency required to select, set up and use suitable basic levelling equipment; and take, record and mark levels and heights, including with gradients, for a range of simple plumbing jobs and in accordance with job, organisational and legal requirements.

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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: - speaking and listening, including when preparing to and transferring a level and when receiving and confirming instructions about the plumbing job or task; - reading and interpreting documents, drawings and specifications; - solve problems; - plan and organise work including to obtain work instructions and sequence tasks; - 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 and function of levelling equipment; - correct terminology associated with levelling equipment; - workplace safety requirements and OHS legislation, and; - basic mathematical calculations.

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