This unit specifies the competency required to distinguish and determine opportunities and pathways of employment in the plumbing industry.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
This unit does not meet the requirements for a registered plumber.
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:
• Communication skills to:
-actively listen and question to obtain information on career pathways
-receive and confirm requirements
• Literacy skills to:
-source and organise information
-prepare simple documents
-identify resources for career pathways in the plumbing industry
-determine sectors and streams
-determine roles and responsibilities within the sectors
Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge:
• basic document presentation.
• Highlights in the history of plumbing.
• Plumbing industry sectors and the types of jobs in each.
• How to use digital technology such as search engines on the internet.
• How to save electronic information.
• How to organise information chronologically and sequentially.
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by Victoria University Polytechnic and/or via the VU Polytechnic e-learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):