Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners

NWPIRR022 Mapping and Delivery Guide
Maintain meters for rural water supplies

Version 1.0
Issue Date: October 2018


Qualification -
Unit of Competency NWPIRR022 - Maintain meters for rural water supplies
Description
Employability Skills
Learning Outcomes and Application This unit describes the skills required to maintain the operational integrity of already installed meters, metering systems and their components. This unit covers corrective, predictive and preventative maintenance.This unit applies to those working in the water industry as field or operational staff maintaining meters for rural water supply.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. Those undertaking this unit would work under independently under direct supervision, while performing routine tasks in familiar context.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.
Duration and Setting X weeks, nominally xx hours, delivered in a classroom/online/blended learning setting.

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.

Prerequisites/co-requisites
Competency Field Irrigation
Development and validation strategy and guide for assessors and learners Student Learning Resources Handouts
Activities
Slides
PPT
Assessment 1 Assessment 2 Assessment 3 Assessment 4
Elements of Competency Performance Criteria              
Element: Confirm meter type and location within asset management system
  • Obtain organisational maintenance plan and manufacturer guidelines.
  • Locate meter emplacement on a map, or by GPS, or according to organisational procedures.
  • Confirm that meter type and number match maintenance plan or manufacturer guidelines.
       
Element: Check condition of meters and metering system
  • Check components and identify faults using an asset condition checklist.
  • Establish maintenance requirements.
       
Element: Maintain meter and meter facilities
  • Repair or replace faulty components.
  • Identify faults which need to be rectified by a third party.
       
Element: Test and recommission
  • Ensure meter complies with standards.
  • Perform on-site re-test of meter.
  • Record faults and meter performance, maintenance and repairs.
       
Element: Confirm meter type and location within asset management system
  • Obtain organisational maintenance plan and manufacturer guidelines.
  • Locate meter emplacement on a map, or by GPS, or according to organisational procedures.
  • Confirm that meter type and number match maintenance plan or manufacturer guidelines.
       
Element: Check condition of meters and metering system
  • Check components and identify faults using an asset condition checklist.
  • Establish maintenance requirements.
       
Element: Maintain meter and meter facilities
  • Repair or replace faulty components.
  • Identify faults which need to be rectified by a third party.
       
Element: Test and recommission
  • Ensure meter complies with standards.
  • Perform on-site re-test of meter.
  • Record faults and meter performance, maintenance and repairs.
       


Evidence Required

List the assessment methods to be used and the context and resources required for assessment. Copy and paste the relevant sections from the evidence guide below and then re-write these in plain English.

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. Confirm meter type and location within asset management system

1.1 Obtain organisational maintenance plan and manufacturer guidelines.

1.2 Locate meter emplacement on a map, or by GPS, or according to organisational procedures.

1.3 Confirm that meter type and number match maintenance plan or manufacturer guidelines.

2. Check condition of meters and metering system

2.1 Check components and identify faults using an asset condition checklist.

2.2 Establish maintenance requirements.

3. Maintain meter and meter facilities

3.1 Repair or replace faulty components.

3.2 Identify faults which need to be rectified by a third party.

4. Test and recommission

4.1 Ensure meter complies with standards.

4.2 Perform on-site re-test of meter.

4.3 Record faults and meter performance, maintenance and repairs.

Evidence required to demonstrate competence must satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria. The candidate must be assessed in at least two of the different fault types listed in the Range of Conditions. If not otherwise specified the candidate must demonstrate evidence of performance of the following on at least one occasion.

reading and analysing electronic display

inputting data into electronic controller

working with low voltage wiring

reading manufacturers’ instructions, plans, exploded drawings and parts catalogues

reading verification marks

using tags and seals

confirming the site and the meter

checking meter condition

replacing components

documenting the maintenance

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.

relevant organisational policies and procedures for water meter maintenance

organisational rights and responsibilities

manufacturers' maintenance procedures for specific meter types

knowledge of checking pattern approval requirements

standards for non-urban metering

GPS coordinates

meter types and accuracy limits

roles and responsibilities of maintenance personnel

WHS guidelines

environmental, cultural and heritage guidelines


Submission Requirements

List each assessment task's title, type (eg project, observation/demonstration, essay, assignment, checklist) and due date here

Assessment task 1: [title]      Due date:

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Assessment Tasks

Copy and paste from the following data to produce each assessment task. Write these in plain English and spell out how, when and where the task is to be carried out, under what conditions, and what resources are needed. Include guidelines about how well the candidate has to perform a task for it to be judged satisfactory.

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. Confirm meter type and location within asset management system

1.1 Obtain organisational maintenance plan and manufacturer guidelines.

1.2 Locate meter emplacement on a map, or by GPS, or according to organisational procedures.

1.3 Confirm that meter type and number match maintenance plan or manufacturer guidelines.

2. Check condition of meters and metering system

2.1 Check components and identify faults using an asset condition checklist.

2.2 Establish maintenance requirements.

3. Maintain meter and meter facilities

3.1 Repair or replace faulty components.

3.2 Identify faults which need to be rectified by a third party.

4. Test and recommission

4.1 Ensure meter complies with standards.

4.2 Perform on-site re-test of meter.

4.3 Record faults and meter performance, maintenance and repairs.

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
Obtain organisational maintenance plan and manufacturer guidelines. 
Locate meter emplacement on a map, or by GPS, or according to organisational procedures. 
Confirm that meter type and number match maintenance plan or manufacturer guidelines. 
Check components and identify faults using an asset condition checklist. 
Establish maintenance requirements. 
Repair or replace faulty components. 
Identify faults which need to be rectified by a third party. 
Ensure meter complies with standards. 
Perform on-site re-test of meter. 
Record faults and meter performance, maintenance and repairs. 
Obtain organisational maintenance plan and manufacturer guidelines. 
Locate meter emplacement on a map, or by GPS, or according to organisational procedures. 
Confirm that meter type and number match maintenance plan or manufacturer guidelines. 
Check components and identify faults using an asset condition checklist. 
Establish maintenance requirements. 
Repair or replace faulty components. 
Identify faults which need to be rectified by a third party. 
Ensure meter complies with standards. 
Perform on-site re-test of meter. 
Record faults and meter performance, maintenance and repairs. 

Forms

Assessment Cover Sheet

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