Install domestic solid fuel burning 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 CPCPMS3021A, 'Install domestic solid fuel burning 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



1. Prepare for installation.

1.1. Installation information for domestic solid fuel burning appliances is interpreted and compliance requirements confirmed according to organisational, manufacturer and legislative requirements.

1.2. Installation permits are checked or obtained as necessary in consultation with client and local authority.

1.3. Installation sites are inspected and appliance installation locations confirmed as suitable or alternative locations negotiated with clients.

1.4. Location preparation work required by other contractors is arranged in consultation with client.

1.5. Heat sensitivities of building materials at appliance installation locations are confirmed, and heat protection strategies are confirmed with clients.

1.6. Tasks are planned and equipment and materials are gathered and checked according to organisational requirements.

1.7. Sustainability principles and concepts are identified for work preparation and application.

2. Install appliance.

2.1. Appliance location is measured and marked according to compliance requirements.

2.2. Floor protection material is measured and cut or made up and installed according to compliance requirements.

2.3. Appliance is positioned and clearance distances are checked to confirm compliance.

2.4. Appliance is installed according to compliance and organisational requirements.

3. Install flue.

3.1. Flue dimensions and components are checked and additional sections or components obtained as required to meet compliance requirements.

3.2. Locations and dimensions of ceiling and roof penetrations are calculated, measured, marked and checked according to compliance and organisational requirements.

3.3. Penetrations are made with minimal damage to host materials and according to specifications and organisational requirements.

3.4. Structural supports are installed according to plans and specifications.

3.5. Opening is prepared in compliance with specifications, manufacturer recommendations and regulations.

3.6. Flue and associated components are installed according to compliance and organisational requirements.

3.7. Flashings and sealants are applied to restore integrity of ceilings and roofs according to compliance and organisational requirements.

3.8. Penetration is performance tested to ensure correct fit of completed installation, and remedied as required.

4. Finalise installation.

4.1. Installed appliance and associated components are checked for complete and correct installation according to compliance and organisational requirements.

4.2. Installation site is restored and equipment is cleaned, checked and stored according to organisational requirements.

4.3. Operation of appliance is demonstrated to clients and factors affecting optimum performance are explained.

4.4. Conformance certificate is prepared and processed according to compliance and organisational requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCPMS3021A appears in the following qualifications:

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