Handle and store plumbing materials

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 CPCPCM2025A, 'Handle and store plumbing materials'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for work.

1.1. Safety (OHS) requirements associated with handling and storage of plumbing materials, and workplace environmental requirements, are adhered to throughout the work.

1.2. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is selected, correctly fitted and used in accordance with the requirements of the job.

1.3. Quality assurance requirements for company operations are identified and adhered to.

1.4. Environmental and waste management requirements are recognised and applied.

1.5. Tools and equipment for handling materials and goods, non-toxic waste and liquids are selected for the job requirements, checked for serviceability and any faults reported to supervisor.

1.6. Run-off devices are installed and the maintenance process is determined.

1.7. Material safety data sheets (MSDS) are located and interpreted for plumbing materials to be handled.

2. Identify hazard and risk control information and measures.

2.1. Hazards are recognised and reported to designated personnel according to workplace procedures.

2.2. Procedures, instructions and information for controlling hazards and risks are identified and adhered to.

2.3. Procedures for dealing with accidents, fires and emergencies are adhered to.

3. Handle, sort and stack materials.

3.1. Materials are identified and selected for sorting, stacking and stockpiling according to supervisor instructions or workplace requirements.

3.2. Handling characteristics of materials are identified and safe manual handling techniques are applied.

3.3. Specific handling requirements and protection for non-hazardous materials and chemicals are applied.

3.4. Materials are stored, stacked, stockpiled and protected, clear of traffic ways, for ease of identification, retrieval, prevention of damage and cross-contamination in accordance with workplace requirements.

3.5. Signage and barricades are erected to isolate stored materials from workplace traffic or access.

3.6. Hazardous material is identified for separate handling by authorised persons.

3.7. Dust suppression procedures are used to minimise health risk to personnel in the workplace vicinity.

4. Store and transport materials.

4.1. Materials are stored and transported correctly and safely according to MSDS and statutory and regulatory authorities' requirements.

4.2. Hazardous material is identified for separate storage, transport and handling by authorised persons.

4.3. Materials, including flammable liquid and material, gases, bulk liquids and petroleum products are stored in their allocated areas and identified bins and containers in accordance with workplace requirements.

4.4. Hazardous materials are transported and handled in accordance with regulatory requirements, including appropriate signage, markings and safety precautions.

4.5. Stormwater system is protected.

5. Clean up.

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

5.2. Work area is cleared and materials are disposed of or recycled in accordance with state and territory legislation and workplace procedures.

5.3. Spilt liquids and waste material are removed and disposed of in accordance with environmental and safety plans and workplace requirements.

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

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCPCM2025A 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