CPCPIG3021 - Set out, install and commission irrigation systems

Unit code: CPCPIG3021 | Study level: TAFE
CPCPCM2043 - Carry out WHS requirements
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to set out, install and commission irrigation systems.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes & 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:
*determining the system requirements, setting out, installing and commissioning an irrigation system sourced from an isolating valve to supply four water emitters of *varying type and requiring a solenoid valve to comply with given plans and specifications.

Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge:
*characteristics and application of different pipes and fittings, including fixing and joining techniques and methods
*job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements (SWMS)
*process of setting out, installing and commissioning irrigation systems
*processes for accessing information and for calculating material requirements
*properties of water, including pressure and flow rates
*protection of drinking water supplies
*relevant statutory and authority requirements related to installing and commissioning irrigation systems
*SI system of measurement
*standards applicable to the installation
*various types of irrigation systems, including types of materials and components used
*workplace and equipment safety requirements.
*email shawn action item and list of students in the course to be cleaned up.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

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