Course Title: Commission and maintain backflow prevention devices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4338 Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services

Course Title: Commission and maintain backflow prevention devices

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Course Contact: Programme Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to test, commission and maintain backflow prevention devices in water services.
It covers preparation for work, identification of testing and commissioning requirements, physical testing and commissioning of devices, maintenance of devices and completion of work finalisation processes.
 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCPWT4022A Commission and maintain backflow prevention devices

Elements:

1 Prepare for work

2 Identify testing and commissioning requirements

3 Test and commission device

4 Maintain device

5 Restore work area


Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.

Assessment Tasks

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent.

Assessment

Task 1

Workbook Activities

Task 2

Assessment 1

Task 3

Assessment 2

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/

Performance Criteria Covered

Task 1

Task 2

Task 3

1.1

X

X

X

1.2

X

X

X

1.3

X

X

X

1.4

X

X

X

1.5

X

X

X

1.6

X

X

X

2.1

X

X

X

2.2

X

X

X

2.3

X

X

X

3.1

X

X

X

3.2

X

X

X

3.3

X

X

X

4.1

X

X

X

4.2

X

X

X

4.3

X

X

X

5.1

X

X

X

5.2

X

X

X

5.3

X

X

X

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.