Install plant equipment or systems

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver AUM4008A, 'Install plant equipment or systems'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Install plant equipment or systems' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Interpret installation plan

1.1. Applicable OHS and organisational requirements relevant to the installation of plant, equipment or systems are verified and complied with throughout the work activity

1.2. Instructions and plans are read and interpreted to identify processes and materials to complete work tasks

1.3. Installation plan is interpreted in terms of the sequence and timing of activities, and action plan is initiated

1.4. The proposed installation is discussed with designated staff to establish suitable times for the work to be conducted

1.5. Arrangements are made for staffing to be available and/or contracted

1.6. Arrangements are made for physical resources to be available and/or purchased/leased

2. Obtain component parts, plant and/or equipment

2.1. Supply arrangements of all component parts, plant and/or equipment are confirmed or arranged

2.2. Arrangements are made for the delivery of all component parts, plant and/or equipment to the required locations on the specified dates in accordance with the installation plan

2.3. Where necessary, arrangements are made for the storage of component parts, plant and/or equipment in accordance with the installation plan

3. Prepare the work site

3.1. Presentations required for the work site are interpreted from the design drawings and documentation

3.2. Work site is prepared in accordance with the installation plan and the requirements of the manufacturer of the component parts, plant and/or equipment and OHS policies and procedures

3.3. Prepared work site is checked for the compliance with the design drawings and specifications, and any necessary adjustments made

4. Conduct installation of parts equipment, fixtures and/or extra low voltage wiring

4.1. All parts, equipment, fixtures and/or extra low voltage wiring to be used in the installation are checked to ensure that they meet the specified technical and safety requirements

4.2. Any necessary pre-installation preparation of parts, plant, equipment, fixtures and/or extra low voltage wiring is carried out in accordance with the installation plan and the technical specifications for the work

4.3. Installation of the parts, plant, equipment, fixtures and/or extra low voltage wiring is carried out

5. Verify installation

5.1. Installation is checked against the design specifications, organisational quality standards, manufacturer instructions and OHS requirements

5.2. Where the installation does not meet the specified requirements, the problem is reported and any necessary action taken

5.3. Outcomes of the checks of the installation and any resulting action are documented

Qualifications and Skillsets

AUM4008A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AUM40108 - Certificate IV in Automotive Manufacturing - Automotive Development (Passenger Motor Vehicle)