Install water pipe 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 CPCPWT3029A, 'Install water pipe systems'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Install water pipe systems' 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


Plan and prepare.


Work instructions and relevant information, including plans, specifications, quality requirements and operational details relevant to the tasks, are obtained, confirmed and applied to the allotted task.


Work health and safety (WHS) requirements are obtained from the site safety plan and organisational policies and procedures, confirmed and applied to the allotted task.


Signagerequirements are identified and obtained from project traffic management plan and traffic conditions and are implemented.


Plant, tools and equipment selected to carry out tasks are consistent with requirements of the job, are checked for serviceability and any faults are rectified or reported.


Environmental requirementsare identified from project environmental management plan, confirmed and applied to the allotted task.


Set out and excavate.


Work area and materials are prepared to support efficient installation of the pipe work.


Dewatering requirements are determined and applied.


Location, alignment direction, level and grade of mains pipe system are determined from job drawings and specifications.


Works are set out to specification.


Plant operator is advised of excavation requirements and levels are monitored.


Mains pipe system support mechanism is installed according to plans, specifications and standards in compliance with statutory and regulatory authorities’ requirements.


Install mains pipeline.


Pipes are lowered and placed in position according to design specifications of mains pipe system.


Pipes are joined according to manufacturer specifications using pipe joining methods.


Pipes are placed and fittings, valves and flow control devices are fitted according to drawings, specifications and installation procedures.


Alignment level and grade are checked continuously for conformance with design plans and specifications.


Side support or overlay is positioned beside the pipes.


Mains pipe system support structure is checked.


Backfill procedure is monitored to ensure work is completed to specification, where specified.


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


Test mains pipe system.


Testingis performed to relevant authorities’ requirements as determined by specifications.


Mains pipe system test procedures are performed, establishing pressurisation, functionality and serviceability.


Test results are recorded and reported.


Clean up.


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


Plant, tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored according to manufacturer recommendations and standard work practices.