Test and maintain fire hydrant and hose reel installations

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 CPCPFS3018A, 'Test and maintain fire hydrant and hose reel installations'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Test and maintain fire hydrant and hose reel installations' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Prepare for work.

1.1. Plans, specifications, maintenance manuals, previous maintenance reports and equipment data are obtained.

1.2. Safety (OHS) requirements associated with testing and maintaining fire hydrant and hose reel installations 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, equipment and materials for testing and maintaining fire hydrant and hose reel installations, including personal protective equipment, are selected and checked for serviceability.

1.6. Work area is prepared to support efficient testing and maintenance of fire hydrant and hose reel installations.

2. Perform routine maintenance.

2.1. Maintenance tasks detailed in maintenance schedule are performed to specification.

2.2. Mechanical equipment and system components are checked with appropriate instruments in accordance with standards and job specifications.

2.3. Faulty items or components are identified and appropriate service procedure is selected.

3. Repair and replace faulty components and test job.

3.1. Equipment is safely isolated according to regulations and health and safety requirements.

3.2. Faulty items or components are removed using appropriate tools, equipment and procedures.

3.3. Replaceable items are selected from manufacturers' catalogue.

3.4. Replacement or service items are fitted in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and site specifications.

3.5. Adjustments are made to equipment or components to ensure specifications are met.

3.6. Operational check of system is carried out to ensure compliance with job specifications.

3.7. Maintenance report is documented in format required by maintenance specification.

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

CPCPFS3018A appears in the following qualifications:

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