Maintain effluent disinfection systems

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 CPCPDR2013A, 'Maintain effluent disinfection systems'.
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. Plans and specifications are obtained.

1.2. Safety (OHS) requirements associated with maintaining effluent disinfection systems, and workplace environmental requirements, are adhered to throughout the work.

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

1.4. Tasks are planned and sequenced in conjunction with others involved in or affected by the work.

1.5. Tools and equipment, including personal protective equipment, are selected and checked for serviceability.

1.6. Work area is prepared to support efficient maintenance of the effluent disinfection system.

2. Identify system requirements.

2.1. Request for maintenance approval is submitted to regulatory authorities in accordance with their requirements.

2.2. Site is inspected to confirm compliance with standards and authorities' requirements for effluent drainage systems.

2.3. Detention capacity, effluent flow and effluent disinfection flow in the contact chamber are checked for compliance with regulatory authorities' requirement for effluent disinfection.

2.4. Quantity and type of materials required are calculated from design drawings and specifications in compliance with standards, local authorities' and manufacturer requirements, and job plans and specifications.

2.5. Materials are identified, ordered and collected in accordance with workplace procedures.

2.6. Materials are checked for compliance with docket and order form, and for acceptable condition.

3. Maintain effluent disinfection system.

3.1. System is maintained in accordance with standards and authorities' requirements to ensure effluent is thoroughly mixed, discharge meets treatment requirements and access is maintained.

3.2. Effluent is tested for total chlorine, and dosage rate is adjusted to achieve the levels and stability required by standards and regulatory authorities.

3.3. Inspection chamber is returned to normal operation.

3.4. Relevant authorities are advised of the completion of the work and of any continuing inspection and maintenance requirements.

4. Clean up.

4.1. Work area is cleared, with materials disposed of or recycled in accordance with state or territory statutory and regulatory authority legislation.

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

4.3. Information is accessed and documentation, including advice of completion and subsequent inspection and maintenance requirements of the system, is completed in accordance with regulatory authorities and workplace requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCPDR2013A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC20711 - Certificate II in Drainage
  • CPC32411 - Certificate III in Plumbing
  • CPC32511 - Certificate III in Plumbing (Mechanical Services)