Install and test ducting 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 CPCPMS3015A, 'Install and test ducting 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. Prepare for work.

1.1. Plans and specifications are obtained.

1.2. Safety (OHS) requirements associated with installing and testing ducting systems, 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 and statutory and regulatory authority requirements.

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

1.6. Work area is prepared to support efficient installation and testing of ducting systems.

2. Identify system requirements.

2.1. Quantity and type of ducting system materials, including in-duct equipment, are calculated from plans, specifications and relevant information.

2.2. Allowances for fabrication or assembly are determined and transferred.

2.3. Materials 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 acceptable condition and faults are reported.

3. Install and insulate duct system.

3.1. System is set out to comply with plans and specifications.

3.2. Duct supports and fixings are positioned to comply with plans, specifications and manufacturer recommendations.

3.3. Duct work is installed in accordance with plans and specifications.

3.4. Circumferential joints are assembled and sealed in accordance with plans, specifications and manufacturer recommendations.

3.5. Duct system is installed in specified location, without damage or distortion to surrounding environment or other services and in accordance with standards.

3.6. Insulation materials are fixed in accordance with plans and specifications.

3.7. Insulation materials are installed in specified location without damage to surrounding environment and in accordance with plans, specifications, standards and manufacturer recommendations.

3.8. Diffusers and terminal devices are installed in accordance with plans and specifications and with no damage to ceiling or finished surfaces.

4. Test duct work system.

4.1. Test requirements are determined from plans and specifications.

4.2. Appropriate test equipment is selected for specified tests.

4.3. Duct system is tested under pressure in accordance with instructions and workplace procedures.

4.4. Leak sources are identified and repaired using specified procedures and materials, to ensure correct flow operation.

4.5. Details of test data are recorded in format required by the specification.

5. Clean up.

5.1. Work area is cleared and materials disposed of or recycled in accordance with state and territory legislation and workplace procedures.

5.2. Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and workplace procedures.

5.3. Documentation is completed in accordance with workplace requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCPMS3015A appears in the following qualifications:

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