Calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A gas appliances

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 CPCPGS3024A, 'Calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A gas appliances'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for work.

1.1. Design drawings, specifications and any special instructions are obtained.

1.2. Safety (OHS) requirements associated with calculating and installing natural ventilation for Type A gas appliances, 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. Appropriate work notices and required documentation are completed and dispatched in accordance with authorities' requirements.

1.5. Tasks are planned in conjunction with others involved in or affected by the work.

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

1.7. Work area is prepared to support efficient calculation and installation of natural ventilation for Type A gas appliances.

2. Identify natural ventilation requirements.

2.1. Gas load and design requirements are determined from design drawings, plans, specifications and given information.

2.2. Source and path of air supply are determined to comply with standards, plans and specifications of the job.

2.3. Free ventilation area is calculated in required format and confirmed as being in accordance with standards, plans and specifications.

2.4. Ventilation openings are calculated in required format and positioned in compliance with standards.

2.5. Quantity and type of materials and other components required are estimated from design drawing or on-site dimensions and ordered in accordance with workplace requirements.

3. Install ventilation and test appliance.

3.1. Ventilation is installed in compliance with standards.

3.2. Installation is completed without damage to the building structure, surrounding environment or other services.

3.3. Appliance and flues are tested for operation and compliance with standards and adjusted.

4. Clean up.

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

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 workplace requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCPGS3024A appears in the following qualifications:

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