Inspect plumbing and drainage 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 CPCPPS5015A, 'Inspect plumbing and drainage 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. Specify local authority inspection requirements.

1.1. Local authority inspection requirements for hydraulic systems are specified in accordance with legislation and standards.

1.2. Approved materials are specified for different applications.

1.3. Installation requirements are specified in compliance with manufacturer manuals and regulatory requirements.

2. Develop inspection procedures.

2.1. Administrative procedures for inspection projects are developed.

2.2. Inspection checklists are developed.

3. Conduct inspections.

3.1. Communication channels are established with relevant site personnel and stakeholders.

3.2. Inspection routes and schedules are planned and detailed.

3.3. OHS guidelines are applied to inspections, and personal protective equipment is worn.

3.4. Inspections are conducted to assess compliance with regulatory requirements and professional workmanship standards.

3.5. On-site as-constructed plans are hand sketched and measurements are taken.

3.6. Dispute-resolution techniques are implemented as necessary when non-compliance is identified.

3.7. Testing procedures are implemented.

3.8. Inspection and testing results are accurately recorded.

4. Prepare reports.

4.1. Inspection reports are prepared using on-site records, including as-constructed plans.

4.2. Recommendations are detailed and reported.

4.3. Rectification schedules are produced.

5. Enforce compliance.

5.1. Breaches of relevant regulation or standard are detailed.

5.2. Infringement notices are issued and relevant follow-up procedures are implemented.

5.3. In cases of non-compliance, enforcement action is implemented with infringement notices.

6. Maintain records.

6.1. Inspection diary is maintained.

6.2. Inspection records are processed according to established administrative procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCPPS5015A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC50408 - Diploma of Plumbing and Services
  • CPC50611 - Diploma of Hydraulic Services Design