Install water mains pipelines

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 RIICPL301A, 'Install water mains pipelines'.
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. Plan and prepare

1.1. Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to the work activity

1.2. Obtain safety requirements from the site safety plan

1.3. Identify, obtain and implement signage requirements from the project traffic management plan

1.4. Select plant, tools and equipment to carry out tasks consistent with the requirements of the job, check for serviceability and rectify or report any faults

1.5. Identify, confirm and apply environmental protection requirements from the project environmental management plan

2. Set out and excavate

2.1. Prepare work area and materials to support the efficient installation of the pipe work

2.2. Determine and apply dewatering requirements

2.3. Determine location, alignment direction, level and grade of mains pipe system from job drawings/specifications

2.4. Set out works to specification

2.5. Advise plant operator of excavation requirements and monitor levels

2.6. Install mains pipe system support mechanism in accordance with plans, specifications and standards

3. Install mains pipeline

3.1. Lower and place pipes in position to design specifications

3.2. Join pipes in accordance with manufacturer's specifications

3.3. Place pipes and fit valves, fittings and flow control devices in accordance with drawings and specifications

3.4. Check continuously alignment level and grade for conformance with design plans and specifications

3.5. Position side support and/or overlay beside the pipes

3.6. Check mains pipe system support structure

3.7. Monitor backfill procedure to ensure work is completed to specification

3.8. Construct valve chambers, minor structures and thrust blocks

4. Test mains pipe system

4.1. Perform test to relevant authority requirements as determined by the specifications

4.2. Perform mains pipe system test procedures establishing pressurisation, functionality and serviceability

4.3. Record and report test results

5. Clean up

5.1. Clear work area and dispose of or recycle materials in accordance with project environmental management plan

5.2. Clean, check, maintain and store plant, tools and equipment