This unit specifies the competency required to use basic hand tools for a range of simple plumbing tasks.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
VU21797

Prerequisites

CPCCOHS1001A - Work safely in the construction industry

Assessment

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 requesting and using basic plumbing hand tools and when receiving and confirming task instructions and requirements; - reading and interpreting documents, drawings and specifications; - solve problems to use tools in the sequence of the task; - 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 hand tools; - correct terminology when using basic plumbing hand tools; - workplace safety requirements and OHS legislation; - methods of using basic plumbing hand tools in the plumbing industry, and; - relevant legislation and regulations relating to using basic plumbing hand tools including Australian standards and plumbing codes, and for occupational health and safety.

Where to next?

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