Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 CPCPCM2004A, 'Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
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Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Prepare for work.

1.1. Plans, drawings, specifications and standards are obtained and required calculations are identified.

1.2. Safety (OHS) requirements associated with reading plans, calculating plumbing requirements and the workplace environment are adhered to throughout the work.

1.3. Quality assurance requirements are identified and adhered to in accordance with workplace requirements.

1.4. Work area and materials are prepared to support the efficient reading of plans and the calculation of plumbing requirements.

2. Identify types of drawings and their functions.

2.1. Main types of plans and drawings used in the plumbing industry are identified.

2.2. Key functions of each type of drawing are identified.

2.3. Key users of drawings are identified.

3. Recognise commonly used scales, symbols and abbreviations.

3.1. Commonly used scales, symbols and abbreviations are applied.

3.2. Function of legend is understood and identified.

4. Locate and identify key features on a services plan.

4.1. Key features and dimensions of sectional details and elevations in a plan are identified and located.

4.2. Location and types of services are identified.

4.3. General and structural features and major horizontal and vertical measurements are located.

5. Read and interpret job specifications.

5.1. Purpose of job specification is identified.

5.2. Details in job specification are obtained.

5.3. Job specifications are read in conjunction with plans.

6. Obtain measurements and perform calculations.

6.1. Work measurements are obtained.

6.2. Quality assurance requirements associated with calculations are applied.

6.3. Measurements and dimensions are obtained from plans.

6.4. Simple calculations are carried out.

7. Calculate material quantities.

7.1. Material quantities are calculated from job instructions.

7.2. Information from plans, specifications and work area are obtained from job instructions.

7.3. Measurements are correctly identified and recorded.

7.4. Quantities of materials suitable for work are calculated and recorded according to job instructions.

8. Clean up.

8.1. Work area is cleared in accordance with workplace procedures.

8.2. Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and workplace procedures.

8.3. Information is accessed and documentation completed in accordance with workplace requirements.


Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCPCM2004A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC20711 - Certificate II in Drainage
  • CPC20911 - Certificate II in Urban Irrigation
  • CPC32411 - Certificate III in Plumbing
  • CPC20811 - Certificate II in Metal Roofing and Cladding
  • CPC32511 - Certificate III in Plumbing (Mechanical Services)
  • CPC32811 - Certificate III in Fire Protection
  • CPC32711 - Certificate III in Gas Fitting
  • CPC32611 - Certificate III in Roof Plumbing