Lay pipes

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 BCC2004A, 'Lay pipes'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Lay pipes' 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

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Plan and prepare job


OH&S requirements adhered to.


Quality Assurance requirements recognised and adhered to.


Personal protective equipment selected, correctly fitted and used.


Tools and equipment selected consistent with requirements of job.


Materials required for job transported to location and stacked in a safe position.


Set out and excavate trenches


Location and depths of trenches determined from job drawings.


Trench location set out with pegs and string line and clearly marked with appropriate marking material.


Manual support provided to machine operator with excavation of trenches, shoring or battering.


Trenches cleaned out by hand and corners left square.


Trench depths and grades checked for conformity to job requirements.


Install bedding materials


Bedding materials laid and consolidated to specified depths and grades.


Lower and position pipes


Pipes installed/lowered into position and in line with appropriate mechanical equipment.


Pipe joints constructed to job specification.


Pipe installed to specifications.


Pipe back filled to specifications and cover left level with surrounding ground.


Clean up


Site cleared and excess soil, debris and unwanted materials removed.


Tools and equipment cleaned, maintained and stored.