Install water service

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 CPCPWT3028A, 'Install water service'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Install water service' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria


Prepare for work.


Site plans and specifications are obtained to establish location of the main.


Work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements associated with installing of a water service are adhered to throughout the work.


Quality assurance requirements are identified and adhered to according to workplace requirements.


Tasks are planned and sequenced in conjunction with others involved in or affected by the work and statutory and regulatory authorities’ requirements.


Tools and equipmentfor installing water services, including personal protective equipment, are selected and checked for serviceability.


Work area is prepared to support efficient installation of water services.


Identify installation requirements.


Location of service is determined following site inspection.


Cables, conduits, pipes or other services are located and noted using relevant information.


Quantity and type of materials required are calculated or determined from plans and specifications.


Materialsand equipment are identified, ordered and collected according to workplace procedures.


Materials and equipment are checked for compliance with relevant Australian standards, docket and order form, and for acceptable condition.


Sustainability principles and concepts are observed when preparing for and undertaking work process.


Install and test water services.


Pipelines and excavation areas are set out according to plans and specifications.


Trenches are excavated according to relevant Australian standards and regulatory authorities' requirements, and to required size.


Service control valve position is located.


Main is drilled and tapped according to regulatory authorities' requirements and workplace procedures.


Service line is marked out at 90 o to the main in a straight line to the meter.


Selected process for installation of service pipe under roadway is undertaken according to authorities' requirements.


Pipework is installed according to job specification, authorities' requirements and design layout, including fitting designated service control valves.


Water meter is selected and installed according to authorities' requirements, surrounding environment and climatic conditions, and in consideration of servicing or cleaning requirements.


Meter control valve is fitted at inlet according to authorities' requirements.


Installation is tested for compliance with job specifications, relevant Australian standards and regulatory authorities' requirements.


Excavation is backfilled according to specifications and authorities' requirements.


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.


Documentation is completed according to workplace requirements.