VU23052 - Use and apply basic levelling equipment for plumbing

    Unit code: VU23052 | Study level: TAFE


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to select, set up and use suitable basic levelling equipment for simple plumbing jobs.
    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.


    For Melbourne campuses

    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:
    -actively listen and question to obtain information
    -Receive and confirm instructions about the plumbing job or task
    *Literacy skills to read and interpret documents, drawings and specifications.
    *Problem identification and resolution within job parameters to:
    -select appropriate levelling equipment
    -identify and report any faults in tools, equipment or materials.
    *Self management skills to plan and organise work, including to obtain work instructions and
    sequence tasks

    • Technology skills to use and maintain tools and equipment effectively and safely.
    • Team skills to 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 WHS/OHS legislation
    • Basic mathematical calculations

    Required reading

    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.

    As part of a course

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