This unit specifies the competency required to identify plumbing pipes, plumbing fittings and plumbing fixtures, including fastening, as part of a variety of simulated plumbing jobs (that is, jobs that will not actually have water or gas connected) and in accordance with job, organisational and legal requirements.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
VU21799

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 when using plumbing pipes, fittings and fixtures to simulate plumbing installations as well as when receiving and confirming task instructions and requirements; - reading and interpreting documents, drawings and specifications; - solve problems to secure components; - plan and organise work including to obtain work instructions and sequence tasks; - use technology to use and maintain tools and equipment effectively and safely, including to assemble component parts, and; - work cooperatively as a team member.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - purpose, characteristics and application of a range of plumbing pipes, plumbing fittings and plumbing fixtures; - correct terminology for using plumbing pipes, fittings and fixtures to simulate plumbing installations; - environmental Protection Authority (EPA) legislation; - workplace safety requirements and OHS legislation; - methods of using plumbing pipes, fittings and fixtures to simulate plumbing installations, and; - relevant legislation and regulations relating to using plumbing pipes, fittings and fixtures to simulate plumbing installations including Australian standards and plumbing codes, and for safety and sustainability.

Where to next?

As part of a course

This unit is studied as part of the following courses. Refer to the course page for information on how to apply for the course.

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