Install and commission Type A gas appliances

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 CPCPGS3058A, 'Install and commission Type A gas appliances'.
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


Prepare for work.


Building plans and specifications and any special instructions are obtained.


Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements associated with installing and commissioning Type A gas appliances are adhered to throughout the work.


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


Appropriate work notices and required documentation are completed and dispatched according to the authorities' requirements.


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


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


Work area is prepared to support efficient installation of Type A gas appliances.


Identify appliance requirements.


Appropriate appliance for the gas supply type is selected according to the job specification, ensuring the currency of the Australian Gas Association (AGA) or Australian Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association (ALPGA) approval number.


Existing piping is checked to ensure its compliance with relevant Australian standards and that its capacity is adequate for the additional load.


Appliance is located in conformance to regulatory requirements and relevant Australian standards, and is appropriate for appliance use and for piping, flue and ventilation requirements.


Determine installation requirements.


Appropriate pipe fittings and components for the installation are selected according to relevant Australian standards.


Size of branch line is calculated according to regulating authorities' requirements.


Ventilation openings and source of air supply are determined that conform to relevant Australian standards and format required by the job specifications.


Quantity and type of materials and other components required are estimated from design drawing or on-site dimensions.


Requirements for natural gas or LPG appliance regulator installation are determined.


Install appliance.


Piping system is installed according to design drawing or instruction and relevant Australian standards.


Pipe system is tested according to relevant Australian standards and regulatory authorities' requirements.


Appliance is installed according to relevant Australian standards and manufacturer instructions and without damage or distortion to surrounding environment or other services.


Sustainability principles and concepts are applied throughout the installation.


Commission appliance.


Electrical safety check is conducted.


Consumer piping is purged and joints are reconnected according to workplace requirements.


Appropriate testing instrument is selected and operated, with data being recorded according to workplace requirements.


Pipe system is tested according to relevant Australian standards and statutory and regulatory authorities’ requirements.


Appliance is adjusted and reassembled and operation is checked according to manufacturer specifications.


Operation of appliance is explained to customer.


Clean up.


Work area is cleared and materials disposed of, reused or recycled according to legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specification.


Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored according to manufacturer recommendations and workplace procedures.


Informationis accessed and documentation completed according to workplace requirements.