Fit off sprinkler heads, controls and ancillary equipment

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 CPCPFS3013A, 'Fit off sprinkler heads, controls and ancillary equipment'.
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. Approved plans and specifications are obtained from relevant authority.

1.2. Safety (OHS) requirements associated with installing sprinkler heads, system controls and ancillary equipment, 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 for installing sprinkler heads, system controls and ancillary equipment, including personal protective equipment, are selected and checked for serviceability.

1.6. Work area is prepared to support efficient installation of sprinkler heads, system controls and ancillary equipment.

2. Identify installation requirements.

2.1. Class of sprinkler system and associated design data are identified from system design specifications.

2.2. Components are selected in accordance with job requirements, plans and specifications or other relevant codes or standards.

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

2.4. Materials and equipment are checked for compliance with standards, docket and order form, and for acceptable condition.

3. Install and test sprinkler system.

3.1. System is set out in compliance with plans, specifications and job instructions.

3.2. Fixing and pipe supports are installed to plans, manufacturer specifications, standards or regulations.

3.3. Sprinkler system components and ancillary equipment are installed in accordance with plans, specifications and standards.

3.4. Sprinkler system is pressure tested in accordance with standards and job specifications.

3.5. Test data is recorded in format required by job specifications and quality assurance procedures.

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 completed in accordance with regulatory authorities and workplace requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCPFS3013A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC32411 - Certificate III in Plumbing
  • CPC32511 - Certificate III in Plumbing (Mechanical Services)
  • CPC32811 - Certificate III in Fire Protection