Assessor Resource

NWPNET024
Maintain and repair network assets for bulkwater

Assessment tool

Version 1.0
Issue Date: August 2018


This unit of competency describes the skills required to maintain and repair bulkwater assets, including planning and preparing for work, conducting maintenance and repair work, and cleaning, flushing and disinfecting as appropriate.

This unit applies to those working as field staff with responsibility for ensuring that maintenance and repair work on bulkwater assets is completed in a safe and timely manner.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to, particularly those related to manufacturers’ guidelines, WHS, lock out, disinfection and maintenance.

Those undertaking this unit would work independently or in a team using own familiar resources, while performing routine tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

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Evidence Required

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ELEMENTS

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Plan and prepare for maintenance

1.1 Determine work requirements for the maintenance and repair of assets from work drawings, plans, specifications and instructions.

1.2 Select and check equipment and tools required to meet safety requirements of task and site.

1.3 Select, fit and use personal protective equipment.

2. Maintain and repair assets, pipes and fittings

2.1 Repair or replace leakages and damaged assets.

2.2 Check and clean pipes and fittings before use.

2.3 Select fittings and tools and lay and/or join assets.

2.4 Conduct preventative maintenance according to organisational maintenance programs.

2.5 Perform cleaning, flushing and disinfection.

2.6 Check work to ensure that specifications have been met.

3. Finalise work

3.1 Check, maintain and store equipment, tools and materials.

3.2 Restore work site to meet environmental and organisational requirements.

3.3 Complete workplace records and process them as required.

Evidence required to demonstrate competence must satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria. If not otherwise specified the candidate must demonstrate evidence of performance of the following on at least one occasion.

dewatering and cleaning system and structures

maintaining surface protection

recording work activities

following plans and instructions

using safety equipment and personal protective equipment

conducting maintenance and repair work on bulkwater assets

planning and preparing the work site

performing maintenance and repair tasks according to manufacturer specifications and organisational requirements

conducting cleaning, flushing and disinfection

checking work, restoring work site, storing equipment and completing documentation

Evidence required to demonstrate competence must satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria. If not otherwise specified the depth of knowledge demonstrated must be appropriate to the job context of the candidate.

risk factors and potential hazards involved in maintenance of bulkwater asset processes

component parts

system hydraulics basics

system layout

environmental aspects of operation and maintenance

lock-out procedures for mechanical and electrical installations

landscape and ground structure of work area

control systems

disinfection procedures

Competency should be assessed in an actual workplace or in a simulated environment, with access to equipment and infrastructure appropriate to the outcome. Competency should be demonstrated over time to ensure the candidate is assessed across a variety of situations.

Assessors must satisfy the NVR/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.


Submission Requirements

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Assessment Tasks

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ELEMENTS

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Plan and prepare for maintenance

1.1 Determine work requirements for the maintenance and repair of assets from work drawings, plans, specifications and instructions.

1.2 Select and check equipment and tools required to meet safety requirements of task and site.

1.3 Select, fit and use personal protective equipment.

2. Maintain and repair assets, pipes and fittings

2.1 Repair or replace leakages and damaged assets.

2.2 Check and clean pipes and fittings before use.

2.3 Select fittings and tools and lay and/or join assets.

2.4 Conduct preventative maintenance according to organisational maintenance programs.

2.5 Perform cleaning, flushing and disinfection.

2.6 Check work to ensure that specifications have been met.

3. Finalise work

3.1 Check, maintain and store equipment, tools and materials.

3.2 Restore work site to meet environmental and organisational requirements.

3.3 Complete workplace records and process them as required.

Evidence required to demonstrate competence must satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria. If not otherwise specified the candidate must demonstrate evidence of performance of the following on at least one occasion.

dewatering and cleaning system and structures

maintaining surface protection

recording work activities

following plans and instructions

using safety equipment and personal protective equipment

conducting maintenance and repair work on bulkwater assets

planning and preparing the work site

performing maintenance and repair tasks according to manufacturer specifications and organisational requirements

conducting cleaning, flushing and disinfection

checking work, restoring work site, storing equipment and completing documentation

Evidence required to demonstrate competence must satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria. If not otherwise specified the depth of knowledge demonstrated must be appropriate to the job context of the candidate.

risk factors and potential hazards involved in maintenance of bulkwater asset processes

component parts

system hydraulics basics

system layout

environmental aspects of operation and maintenance

lock-out procedures for mechanical and electrical installations

landscape and ground structure of work area

control systems

disinfection procedures

Competency should be assessed in an actual workplace or in a simulated environment, with access to equipment and infrastructure appropriate to the outcome. Competency should be demonstrated over time to ensure the candidate is assessed across a variety of situations.

Assessors must satisfy the NVR/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.

Copy and paste from the following performance criteria to create an observation checklist for each task. When you have finished writing your assessment tool every one of these must have been addressed, preferably several times in a variety of contexts. To ensure this occurs download the assessment matrix for the unit; enter each assessment task as a column header and place check marks against each performance criteria that task addresses.

Observation Checklist

Tasks to be observed according to workplace/college/TAFE policy and procedures, relevant legislation and Codes of Practice Yes No Comments/feedback
Determine work requirements for the maintenance and repair of assets from work drawings, plans, specifications and instructions. 
Select and check equipment and tools required to meet safety requirements of task and site. 
Select, fit and use personal protective equipment. 
Repair or replace leakages and damaged assets. 
Check and clean pipes and fittings before use. 
Select fittings and tools and lay and/or join assets. 
Conduct preventative maintenance according to organisational maintenance programs. 
Perform cleaning, flushing and disinfection. 
Check work to ensure that specifications have been met. 
Check, maintain and store equipment, tools and materials. 
Restore work site to meet environmental and organisational requirements. 
Complete workplace records and process them as required. 
Determine work requirements for the maintenance and repair of assets from work drawings, plans, specifications and instructions. 
Select and check equipment and tools required to meet safety requirements of task and site. 
Select, fit and use personal protective equipment. 
Repair or replace leakages and damaged assets. 
Check and clean pipes and fittings before use. 
Select fittings and tools and lay and/or join assets. 
Conduct preventative maintenance according to organisational maintenance programs. 
Perform cleaning, flushing and disinfection. 
Check work to ensure that specifications have been met. 
Check, maintain and store equipment, tools and materials. 
Restore work site to meet environmental and organisational requirements. 
Complete workplace records and process them as required. 

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