This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use a range of electric welding tools and techniques (MIG, TIG, ARC, SPOT) to weld a variety of materials, including mild steel, as part of a variety of 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.
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
-receive and confirm instructions about the plumbing job or task
Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge:
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):