Install gas piping systems

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 CPCPGS3011A, 'Install gas piping 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. Identify gas piping system requirements.

1.1. Building plans and specifications and any special instructions are obtained.

1.2. Safety (OHS) requirements associated with the installation of gas piping systems, and workplace environmental requirements, are adhered to throughout the work.

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

1.4. Gas load and design requirements are determined from design drawing or given information.

1.5. Size of piping is calculated in accordance with relevant Australian standards, authorities' and workplace requirements.

1.6. Set out of piping systems is in accordance with design drawing or instruction and complies with relevant Australian standards, authorities' and workplace requirements.

1.7. Quantity and type of materials to conform to appropriate relevant Australian standards are estimated from design drawings or on-site dimensions.

2. Prepare for installation.

2.1. Materials and equipment are ordered and checked for compliance with docket and order form, and for acceptable condition.

2.2. Appropriate tools and equipment for piping system installation, including personal protective equipment, are identified, selected and checked for serviceability.

2.3. Appropriate testing equipment is selected.

2.4. Work is planned in conjunction with others involved in or affected by the work.

2.5. Work area and materials are prepared to support efficient installation of the system.

3. Install and test piping system.

3.1. Support system and installation method, including fixings, are selected to comply with manufacturer instructions, relevant Australian standards and workplace requirements.

3.2. Pipe system is installed and jointed in accordance with design drawing or instruction and complies with relevant Australian standards and workplace requirements.

3.3. System is tested in accordance with job requirements, relevant Australian standards and workplace requirements.

3.4. Leaks are located and repaired and system is retested.

3.5. Sustainability principles and concepts are applied throughout the installation.

3.6. System is purged of air in accordance with relevant Australian standards.

3.7. Test data is recorded in format required by regulating authority and workplace requirements.

4. Clean up.

4.1. Work area is cleared and materials disposed of, reused or recycled in accordance with legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specifications.

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 and workplace requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCPGS3011A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC32411 - Certificate III in Plumbing
  • CPC32511 - Certificate III in Plumbing (Mechanical Services)
  • CPC32711 - Certificate III in Gas Fitting